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Over fifty years of armed conflict in Colombia cost hundreds of thousands of people their lives and left millions displaced. In this four-part series, we explore the stories of people who are talking part in a Government project to improve their homes and start rebuilding their lives.
The Guatemala Social Security Institute (IGSS) has reported an estimated 50% savings in the purchase of medicines with support from UNOPS.
In Paraguay, the President of the Republic announced the next stage of a project to modernize agriculture in rural areas, with Itaipú Binational, supported by UNOPS.
Take a journey with a 13-year-old Colombian girl to learn how a UNOPS-supported housing project is changing lives.
On the side lines of the UN Ocean Conference in New York this week, a new agreement signed today signals the beginning of joint work on development projects in the Caribbean country.
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.