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To ensure safe and effective operations for teams that work with explosive hazards, UNOPS developed an Explosive Detection Dog Quality Standard. This standard is currently being used in 18 field locations around the world, with *194 dogs accredited. In partnership with UNMAS, the standard is implemented across three UNMAS programmes - in Mali, Somalia and South Sudan.
The new call centre will ensure Afghans around the country can voice their issues and receive critical information in times of need.
Rapid development across Africa in recent years has highlighted the need for more infrastructure that will be sustainable now and in the future. And that requires more home-grown engineers to apply their skills in local contexts.
This International Day for South-South Cooperation, we take a closer look at how UNOPS works with the Government of Mexico in its efforts to strengthen development cooperation and improve infrastructure throughout Central America and the Caribbean.
Closing keynote speech by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS at the Impact 2030, 2018 Summit
Funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by UNOPS, the Eastern Partnership European School Scholarship Programme aims to promote secondary education opportunities for six EU Eastern Partnership countries.
Under-Secretary-General Faremo delivers statement to Members of the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS in New York.
Statement by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS, to UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board Second Regular Session, New York – 5 September 2018.
In 2014, UNOPS partnered with the Government of the state of Jalisco, Mexico, and UN Environment, to develop and implement a series of joint programmes and projects to foster sustainable urban development and a more efficient, transparent use of public resources in Jalisco.
The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the UN – and the only one in which all 193 Member States have equal representation. During the General Assembly, Member States discuss and work together on a wide array of international issues covered by the UN Charter.