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UNOPS infrastructure experts Trudy Morgan and Nick Gardner, based in Sierra Leone, have been awarded Fellowship of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Ms. Morgan becoming the first woman in Africa to be recognized with the honour.
Ms. Bana Kaloti met with His Excellency Dr. Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed and local authorities in Aden, Yemen recently to discuss ongoing UNOPS-implemented projects in the country.
The agreement with the government of Ghana has moved forward this week with an announcement by UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo in New York on Tuesday.
UNOPS agreement with the government of Kenya has taken a major step forward this week, following further details of the project announced by Executive Director Grete Faremo in New York.
Smart solutions to impossible challenges – the first comprehensive account ever to be written about UNOPS – reveals unique stories from the organization. The book includes exclusive material on undercover and behind-the-scenes missions and projects in Syria, Yemen, Haiti and beyond.
The report, released by The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU), argues for a new understanding of the role infrastructure plays in long-term sustainable development.
A new 10 million Euro grant from the Government of Germany’s development bank, KfW, will fund a school maintenance project, providing valuable opportunities for vulnerable Jordanian citizens and Syrian refugees.
The United Kingdom, Sweden, United States and Switzerland have committed more than $215 million to improving the health of Myanmar’s most vulnerable people through the UNOPS-managed Access to Health Fund.
Although healthcare has improved in Myanmar in recent years, the most vulnerable people still lack basic maternity and child healthcare, as well as healthcare for tuberculosis, HIV and malaria.
The UNOPS Global Innovation Centre will attract and develop startups that successfully contribute to a sustainable society.
A new partnership between the Government of Bangladesh and several UN agencies aims to increase the country’s resilience to natural and built environment shocks and stresses.