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The government of Mexico City is working with UNOPS to modernize the public transportation system, making it more accessible for commuters.
Four hours northwest of Guatemala City, amid the Western Highlands and at the foot of the Santa María volcano, lies the country’s second largest city Quetzaltenango – or as it is more commonly known, Xela, derived from its old Mayan name, Xelajú.
How fighting corruption and strengthening procurement capacities is bringing improved public healthcare for millions of people across Guatemala – and reaching those that need it most.
While the people of Guatemala have universal access to healthcare, needs are not always met. Guatemala’s public healthcare system is challenged with limited resources, an increasing number of patients, high medical and treatment costs, and poor infrastructure.
Luisa Esperanza Ordóñez Gómez lives in the small town of Cipresales, located two hours from the city of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala with her parents, grandparents and other relatives. The Ordóñez family belongs to the Mam indigenous community – a Mayan group that lives in southeastern Mexico and Guatemala.
The two-day event in Buenos Aires focused on giving underrepresented business owners the information needed to help them succeed.
The government of Palau and UNOPS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that aims to improve the quality, availability and access to primary healthcare services through resilient infrastructure.
As part of a global initiative led by the President of the UN General Assembly, a music festival on the island of Antigua brought together musicians, artists, celebrities, policy leaders and innovators to raise awareness on the issue of plastic pollution.
The India-UN Development Partnership Fund supports Southern-owned and led, demand-driven and transformational sustainable development projects across the developing world, with a focus on least developed countries and Small Island Developing States. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will speak at an event marking the Fund’s second anniversary.
On the island of Antigua, UNOPS, together with Ocean Generation, brought together world-class programmers and developers to provide real-world solutions to climate and environmental issues.
The new agreement aims to promote greater transparency, efficiency and effectiveness in the management of public procurement and infrastructure projects in the country.