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New quality infrastructure in Kosovo is helping to connect people throughout the Western Balkans – fostering economic development, and supporting regional cooperation, peace and stability.
Funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by UNOPS, the Eastern Partnership European School Scholarship Programme has welcomed 35 new students in the second part of its programme.
Under-Secretary-General Grete Faremo delivers statement at the 2019 Second Regular Session of the Executive Board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS in New York, followed by a first-ever interactive dialogue with Member States on quality infrastructure.
UNOPS participated in Asia-Pacific Climate Week to highlight the critical role of sustainable and resilient infrastructure as a key ingredient for action on climate change.
Statement by Grete Faremo, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNOPS, to UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board Second Regular Session, New York – 6 September 2019
Appointed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Executive Director Ms. Grete Faremo took office on 1 September 2019.
A combined $96.5 million has been pledged for two new projects launched in Zimbabwe to help more than 270,000 people affected by March’s devastating Cyclone Idai.
Local factories will produce high-quality homes, which will include energy-efficient solar rooftops. The site will also include school, medical centre, shops and sports facilities.
How UNOPS made destroying Syria’s high-grade chemical weapons, in record time, a reality.
In response to the ongoing crisis in Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNOPS delivered life-saving medical equipment to healthcare facilities throughout the country with funding from the government of Japan.
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.
The Second regular session of the UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board will take place in New York at UN Headquarters. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss UNOPS work and the Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement on 6 September 2019. You can watch all the proceedings live via UN Web TV or follow #unopsEB on Twitter.