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The vast majority of Colombia’s poor live in rural areas. Forty-five percent of the population live under the national poverty line, surviving on less than $1.25 per day.
Colombia is at a crossroads. Over five decades of conflict have left around 220,000 dead. Millions of people have been displaced. But a peace deal between the Government and FARC guerillas aims to open a new chapter in the nation’s history. Fifty years of armed conflict appear to be ending.
For over two decades, our infrastructure, procurement, project management and advisory services have helped the people of Peru build better lives. We helped farmers cultivate rice, children learn in safe environments and much more. Take a look at some of our work.
With UNOPS support, the people of Lima and Cusco are benefitting from improved transportation infrastructure in their respective cities.
In support of Habitat III, we’re highlighting how communities can come together after natural disasters to build back better.
Ninety-three percent of Argentines live in highly dense areas, making it one of the most urbanized countries in the world. As a result, the country suffers from a shortage of adequate housing, urban sprawl, overcrowding and a lack of basic services.
To mark World Habitat Day, we’re highlighting how UNOPS helps support human settlements, and build better lives for people and communities.
The conference provides professionals, researchers and students with the opportunity to exchange information and experiences on themes like health promotion and hospital building.
In honour of the UN Day for South-South Cooperation, we take a look at a project funded by the people of Mexico, to help the people of Jamaica.
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.