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Recognizing their important role in building sustainable economies, a new online course is helping micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) tap into UNOPS procurement opportunities.
The scholarship programme aims to increase educational and employment opportunities for students from the European Union's Eastern Partnership countries.
Social, environmental and economic sustainability objectives can be achieved through less wasteful and more efficient public spending – a paper by The Economist Intelligence Unit and supported by UNOPS explores the possibilities.
The Sustainability Report 2019 gives a flavour of the breadth of our support to partners around the world – helping advance sustainable and inclusive development
Since 2006, Gaza has suffered from chronic electricity shortages. This further exacerbates already difficult living conditions for the majority of its nearly two million residents, who live on just a few hours of electricity every day.
The government of Mexico City is working with UNOPS to modernize the public transportation system, making it more accessible for commuters.
For nearly three decades, Ukraine has seen a steady decline in its population numbers. A low birth rate is partly the cause of the eastern European nation facing a population crisis that threatens its long-term social, economic and political development.
Indonesia is home to around 14 million hectares of peatlands – making up approximately 23 per cent of the world’s total tropical peatlands. In its natural state, tropical peat occurs in flooded swamps and is one of nature’s most effective ways of removing carbon from the atmosphere, helping to mitigate global warming.
The Gambia is a small fragile country in West Africa – one that is faced with growing poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition. Over the last decade, major climate-related crises like drought and flooding as well as disease outbreaks like Ebola have left the population of 2.1 million people more vulnerable.
UNOPS has published its annual Sustainability Report for 2019 – highlighting the unique contribution the organization made towards sustainable development last year.
The Environmental Inventory Management Plan is produced as part of the United Nations Climate Neutral Strategy. It helps us better understand and keep track of UNOPS environmental footprint, activity data and internal assets. The results of this inventory feed into UNOPS Annual Report to the Executive Board and Annual Sustainability Report, based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework.