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At current rates of progress, the Sustainable Development Goal towards sanitation and hygiene for all will not be achieved until next century. A more optimistic outlook emerged with today’s launch of the new Sanitation and Hygiene Fund.
Institutional investors from across the Nordic region will look at key events and opportunities within the investment world in 2020. As part of this event, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss how investing in green infrastructure can drive sustainable development and the role procurement can play in helping to create greener economies.
In Cambodia, an interactive smartphone app is helping educate students about the country’s devastating history under the Khmer Rouge.
Part of a series of online events held in conjunction with the 2020 G20 Presidency Agenda, this event examines how global trade and investment – key drivers for growth, innovation and job creation – have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will participate in a panel discussion on supply chain resilience in the post-pandemic world.
During a virtual event hosted by the South African Norwegian Association, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss how gender-blind infrastructure could contribute to depriving women's rights to education, work and transport.
In its latest report, UNOPS explores the role of sustainable, resilient and inclusive infrastructure in overcoming challenges and enabling development in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
The report highlights ways SIDS can harness their unique resources to help islands overcome vulnerabilities, advance development and reap long-term benefits from infrastructure investments.
Infrastructure is a key element in ensuring Small Island Developing States can weather the impacts of climate change. Here’s why – and how to do it.
The purpose of this report is to establish a vision for Saint Lucia’s future infrastructure aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement on climate change.
A new report highlights the growing infrastructure needs that the Small Island Developing State faces from climate change and economic growth.
The critical need to realize the human rights for women and girls is more stark than ever before. We must act smart, bold and fast.