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Opening remarks by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS at the Third World Maritime University International Women’s Conference.
Focused on Asia and the Pacific, the publications provide region-specific guidance, information and case studies showcasing socially-inclusive and gender-equitable infrastructure designs.
UNOPS will rehabilitate a facility to give Jordan a modern place to restore antiquities and safeguard the Jerash archaeological site, as well as other sites throughout the country.
To address the gender gap in the maritime, ports, fishing and related industries, the World Maritime University is hosting an event focusing on the theme ‘Empowering women in the maritime community.’ UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo is delivering a keynote address at the event.
UNOPS and Sustainable Housing Solutions to work together across a range of projects for the Sustainable Development Goals.
Japan is contributing $500,000 toward a UNOPS‐implemented project to rehabilitate four centres damaged by Tropical Cyclone Sagar last year.
Limiting global warming is imperative to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda. The conference will examine how best to advance joined-up efforts for the Sustainable Development Goals and climate action at the global, regional and country levels, helping to scale up levels of ambition towards these objectives. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo is delivering the opening remarks at the event.
Sugarloaf Mountain, located on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital of Freetown, collapsed after days of torrential rain. The survivors of the disaster continue to rebuild.
A new project will see the renovation of 100 houses in the camp.
Grete Faremo joins UN Women’s Executive Director at a side-event on the margins of the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
Remarks by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Executive Director at the UN Women side-event 13 March 2019, 15.00-16.15, UN Headquarters, Conference Room 11, New York