The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
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MAZAR-E-SHARIF – It hasn’t taken long for word to spread about the fresh milk being produced at a small dairy led by 10 entrepreneurial women in northern Afghanistan.
Throughout 2015, we have been exploring some of our past achievements. This includes PRODERE, which helped to reintegrate those affected by decades of civil war in Central America.
Living with a disability is a reality for people like Dragana Petrović. This often makes it difficult to do the things that many of us may take for granted, like accessing facilities and services.
‘West African dwarf goat’, ‘Djallonké sheep’ and ‘N’dama cattle’ are not words that spring to mind when one thinks of food security, but these three species of livestock are vital to many local livelihoods.
In partnership with UNDP and El Salvador’s Ministry of Public Works, UNOPS is helping the country protect itself from future climate-related risks.
Some 63,000 small farmers living in rural poverty and operating in vulnerable ecosystems will benefit from a series of environmental studies in Peru.
New school facilities are helping nearly 7,000 children from the Kilinochchi District in the northern region of Sri Lanka access education services in a safe and child friendly environment.
To celebrate UNOPS 20th anniversary we will be exploring some of our past achievements. This includes our work in 2006, where following the civil war, Nepal was left littered with landmines and explosive remnants of war.
A UNOPS-supported small grants programme has provided financial and administrative support to Iraqi non-governmental organizations (NGOs) all over the country, allowing them to provide vital assistance to internally displaced persons (IDPs).
UNOPS is providing 170 Roma families, who were living in informal settlements, with support to find new homes.
At the height of the conflict in the summer of 2014, over 500,000 Palestinians were displaced from their homes. Approximately 108,000 Palestinians remain homeless. UNOPS is working with UN agencies and government partners to respond to residents’ needs.