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The symposium will look at how Small Island Developing States (SIDS) can integrate the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Small Island Developing States Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA Pathway) into national planning, policies, strategies and public institutions. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo is attending the event, which is organized by the Government of the Bahamas, with support from the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
UN leaders mark progress in meeting funding needs for development projects.
Speech by Grete Faremo, Under Secretary General and Executive Director of UNOPS, at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016, New York, 22 June 2016
Trillions of dollars will be needed annually to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. World leaders meet in Brussels to shape financing global development needs.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and UNOPS signed an agreement on 16 April to work together on key projects around the world in an effort to improve the lives of people in need.
Speech by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS, delivered at the session "17 Global Goals - a wealth of opportunity", Copenhagen, 18 March 2016
Opening speech by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS, at the International Conference on European Development Aid Post-2015, Luxembourg, 20 October 2015
Remarks by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS, at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (Round Table 6), Addis Ababa, 16 July 2015