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Hosted at the United Nations University (UNU) headquarters, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will join Dr. Sabine Becker-Thierry, UNU Chief of Staff, for a conversation on how SDG implementation can be achieved and UNOPS role.
Co-hosted by UNOPS and UN Women, this side event to the Second Committee, 73rd session of the General Assembly, brings experts together to explore key policy choices facing countries as they seek to address gaps in their capacity to effectively plan, deliver and manage sustainable, resilient, inclusive and gender-responsive infrastructure. Nick O’Regan, UNOPS Director for Infrastructure and Project Management, will take part in the panel discussion.
The event will bring together a worldwide community of engineers to look at how real change can be brought about towards achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Representatives from UNOPS Infrastructure and Project Management Group will be speaking at the event.
Home to eight of the world’s highest mountains, Nepal is famed for its beautiful terrain. But that same terrain can make driving dangerous.
UNOPS has helped 160 families reconstruct their homes. Some of the families we worked were asked to describe something they lost during the conflict. These items along with their stories are represented below.
In an effort to improve the living and housing conditions for residents, UNOPS and the Government of Germany launch phase two of a house reconstruction project in Gaza.
Speech by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS
Blockchain Symposium: Closing remarks by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS
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 investment initiative.
The Government of Ukraine’s Ministry of Social Policy, UNICEF and UNOPS have launched a pilot project to protect the health and well-being of babies across the country.
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.