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Many women, men and children in Paraguay spend much of their time outside, farming the land around them, to feed and support their families. It can be a hard way to live.
A project between UNOPS and the World Bank will help finance off-grid solar systems to power vital basic services and improve access to electricity for vulnerable populations.
For many people around the world, a lack of economic opportunities often means leaving not only one’s community, but one’s country to search for work. But not for Erkan Hadžić.
Speech by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS, Copenhagen, 11 April 2018
UNOPS is committed to supporting the Mekong River Commission’s (MRC) goal of ensuring the sustainable development of the Mekong River.
New study brings 13 authors together on a range of legal aspects of blockchain topics, including identity, data ownerships, cryptocurrencies, and its use in the UN system.
UNOPS Executive Director, Grete Faremo, and H.E. Dr. Bandar M. H. Hajjar, Islamic Development Bank Group (IDBG) President, signed a Memorandum of Understanding today.
New study looks to South Sudan’s White Nile River to improve access and reduce the cost of humanitarian assistance.
Participants will assess efforts undertaken, as well as opportunities to strengthen the UN’s work on peacebuilding and sustaining peace. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will attend.
The importance of home-grown leadership in international development shouldn’t be underestimated. Here’s why.
A handover ceremony was held 21 March 2018 to mark the completion of a project designed to improve the impact and effectiveness of community police in newly liberated areas in Iraq.