The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
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To mark World Habitat Day, we’re highlighting how UNOPS helps support human settlements, and build better lives for people and communities.
Over the years, the people of Japan have supported stability in fragile states around the world.
Over 22,000 young minds from some of Peru’s poorest neighbourhoods are soaking up knowledge within modern facilities that are warm in winter, cool in summer and most importantly, safe.
Kattankudy in the Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka faced overwhelming amounts of garbage and no place to dispose of it. With EU funding, UNOPS is implementing a sustainable waste management programme benefitting 80,000 residents.
Behind the scenes: personal stories from temporary settlements in Jordan and Iraq
Explosive hazards prevent children from going to school, inhibit farmers from working the land and block the safe delivery of humanitarian assistance. Each year they kill or injure thousands of people around the world.
Tuberculosis remains the world’s leading infectious disease killer. This preventable and curable illness claims three lives every minute.*
Hangama sold all the gold jewellery from her wedding to save money for her sick husband’s medical treatment, and now she’s supporting her family by baking bread.
Years of being hunted by poachers and a decreasing habitat due to deforestation threaten the survival of Royal Bengal tigers. Here’s how one man's passion for protecting them is helping to save them.