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The fourth edition of the UP Forum kicked off in Yangon, in partnership with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID).
Led by the Government of Panama, a new initiative joins global efforts to achieve higher levels of efficiency in delivering humanitarian assistance.
In collaboration with local partners, UNOPS organizes the UNOPS Possibilities (UP) Forum in targeted countries, with the goal of providing traditionally disadvantaged businesses with ideas and tools to encourage their success. This UP Forum in Myanmar is conducted in partnership with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID).
For too long, community health centres across rural Sierra Leone have been forced to operate with little access to power. Now, a forward-thinking project aims to strengthen energy infrastructure in these areas, improving essential services for over 300,000 residents.
Hosted by Nordic countries in collaboration with the High-Level Committee on Management (HLCM) Procurement Network, representatives from UN organizations based at UN City will deliver brief presentations. The seminars will also give UN buyers and vendors a chance to meet. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will give the opening speech for the event.
The Palais des Nations in Geneva once was the headquarters of the world’s most important multilateral institution – the League of Nations, otherwise known as the League. Established in 1919, under the Treaty of Versailles, the League was created to promote international cooperation and achieve peace and security. The League dissolved in 1946 after failing in its attempts to prevent a second world war and was replaced by today’s United Nations.
Refugees and other affected populations could help guide humanitarian aid through chatbots. Here’s how.
This report was produced as part of a collaborative partnership between the UNOPS and the University of Oxford-led Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC). Through a systematic evaluation process, it presents and explains the ability for infrastructure to influence all 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including almost all of their targets.
A new report published today by the University of Oxford-led Infrastructure Transition Research Consortium (ITRC) and UNOPS, has found that efficient infrastructure policy and disciplined investment decisions are vital for attaining the SDGs.
As countries strive to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, some will require support in order to reach their national targets. The Government of Japan and UNOPS are working together to provide that support.
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.