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In the second part of our series we introduce you to Catherine Nasike, a mother of three and a Community Health Volunteer.
Access to health is a basic right, one that is central to a life of dignity. Yet social and economic inequities exclude too many people from enjoying good health.
IMPACT2030 is a private sector-led initiative – in collaboration with the UN, social and public sectors, and academia – with the mission of advancing the Sustainable Development Goals through employee volunteer programmes. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will give the closing speech for the event.
The Second regular session of the UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board will take place in New York at UN Headquarters. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss UNOPS work and the Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement on 5 September 2018. You can watch all the proceedings live via UN Web TV or follow #unopsEB on Twitter.
A new Humanitarian Hub in Panama will help provide lifesaving support to vulnerable communities in emergency situations throughout the region.
To commemorate International Youth Day, we’re taking a closer look at how safe spaces are helping ensure the dignity and safety of youth in Honduras.
UNOPS receives the gold level from the world's leading purchasing and supply association and remains the only United Nations organization to achieve this honour.
Japan’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Masahisa Sato, visited the Jordan Centre for Counter Extremism (JCCE) on Saturday, 7 July 2018.
As part of the 2018 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, this roundtable will enable discussion among relevant stakeholders involved in developing innovative solutions based on blockchain technology. UNOPS, the UN Economic Commission for Europe and the Government of Slovenia will co-host the event. Yoshiyuki Yamamoto, UNOPS Special Advisor for UN Engagement and Blockchain Technology, will participate.
Known for its beautiful sandy beaches and paradise islands, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a small island developing state located in the Caribbean Sea. Yet for the island’s 100,000-some residents, living on one of the most beautiful places on earth comes at a price.
Co-hosted by UNOPS and held at UN City, weeklong courses – taught in the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals – will focus on empowering people with tools and skills for innovation and design.