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‘sustainABLE’ will provide project partners, developers and others working in the development sector with practical actions that will help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The agreement with the government of Ghana has moved forward this week with an announcement by UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo in New York on Tuesday.
UNOPS agreement with the government of Kenya has taken a major step forward this week, following further details of the project announced by Executive Director Grete Faremo in New York.
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting brings together leaders of global society. This year's theme is: 'Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.' UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will be participating in this event.
The report, released by The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU), argues for a new understanding of the role infrastructure plays in long-term sustainable development.
A new partnership between UNOPS and the Government of Kenya, inked today on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, is set to deliver 100,000 affordable homes in Kenya.
UNOPS and the Government of Ghana plan 100,000 affordable homes through social impact investing initiative.
The Blockchain Symposium will focus on blockchain in relation to identity, financial services, the Sustainable Development Goals and land registration. A book on the legal aspects of blockchain – a co-production of UNOPS, Blockchainprojects.nl and a consortium of legal experts – will also be presented during the symposium. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will give the closing remarks.
This Ministerial level side event to the UN General Assembly offers a platform to discuss essential elements of quality infrastructure and its promotion as an international standard. Co-organized by UNOPS, the European Commission and the Government of Japan, the event will focus on financing infrastructure and how this can be achieved without exposing countries to unsustainable debt risk. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo is speaking at this event.
Different stakeholders – including the World Bank, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, regional development banks and businesses – will come together to explore ways the UN can better align itself with the rapidly changing world of international finance, and support the 2030 Agenda and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will be a speaker on a panel entitled ‘Let the investment grow: filling in the gap of trillions.’
Organized by the European Commission, this event brings the development community together to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. This year’s theme is ‘Women and girls at the forefront of sustainable development: Protect, empower, invest.’ The Director of UNOPS Infrastructure and Project Management Group, Nick O’Regan, will participate in a debate panel on women and girls in urban spaces.