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A new UNOPS-supported report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit concludes that less wasteful, more efficient government spending practices can free up resources to address a critical funding gap in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
To be effective, it is crucial that infrastructure accounts for the needs of all people. UNOPS and UN Women are committed to making that happen.
Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio officially commissioned the turning-on of lights in 54 rural communities across the country this week, as a part of the Rural Renewable Energy Project (RREP).
President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya today launched the first project as part of an ambitious 100,000 affordable homes agreement between the government of Kenya, UNOPS, and Sustainable Housing Solutions, signed last year on the fringes of the UN General Assembly in New York.
With support from the City of Kobe and the Hyogo Prefecture in Japan, UNOPS will launch a new Global Innovation Centre in Kobe, providing valuable opportunities for public-private sector collaboration to address global challenges.
The two-day event in Buenos Aires focused on giving underrepresented business owners the information needed to help them succeed.
From centre stage at the world’s leading startup event in Helsinki, Finland, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo today launched the organization’s first innovation challenge to advance resilient infrastructure in the face of climate change.
The two UN agencies are working together to provide support to Palestinian shelters delivering services for women and girls who have survived – or who are at risk of – gender-based violence.
UNOPS Sweden-based Global Innovation Centre was inaugurated today, harnessing the critical role that public-private partnerships can provide towards the 2030 Agenda.
To improve living conditions for returnee populations living in newly liberated areas, UNOPS – with funding from the government of Japan – is helping to provide renewable energy and emergency waste disposal services in three Iraqi governorates.
Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo today welcomed UN Secretary-General António Guterres to Copenhagen, Denmark, in a visit focused on building momentum on climate action.