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Under-Secretary-General Faremo delivers statement to the 2020 Second Regular Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board, held virtually.
Statement by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS, to UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board Second Regular Session – 1 September 2020
The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the UN – and the only one in which all 193 Member States have equal representation. During the General Assembly, Member States discuss and work together on a wide array of international issues covered by the UN Charter. The UN will also mark its 75th anniversary during this year's General Assembly.
COVID-19 has shown the importance of public procurement. Here's why transparency in public procurement is vital – and how to encourage it.
A virtual session of the second regular session of the UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board will take place 31 August to 4 September. On 1 September, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss the midterm review of UNOPS strategic plan and present the Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement.
A new agreement between the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the government of Cameroon and several United Nations organizations will help fast track the purchasing of emergency medical supplies.
UNOPS will help support the Mayan Train project – a new 1,500-kilometre intercity railway in southeastern Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula.
A new agreement signed by UNOPS, the government of Mexico and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will improve transparency and value for money.
UNOPS and partners will conduct a landmark study on the impact of climate change on Ghana’s infrastructure development.
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An infrastructure programme is providing former prisoners with an opportunity to help improve their communities.