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Institutional investors from across the Nordic region will look at key events and opportunities within the investment world in 2020. As part of this event, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss how investing in green infrastructure can drive sustainable development and the role procurement can play in helping to create greener economies.
Part of a series of online events held in conjunction with the 2020 G20 Presidency Agenda, this event examines how global trade and investment – key drivers for growth, innovation and job creation – have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will participate in a panel discussion on supply chain resilience in the post-pandemic world.
During a virtual event hosted by the South African Norwegian Association, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss how gender-blind infrastructure could contribute to depriving women's rights to education, work and transport.
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 UN will also mark its 75th anniversary during this year's General Assembly.
A virtual session of the second regular session of the UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board will take place 31 August to 4 September. On 1 September, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will discuss the midterm review of UNOPS strategic plan and present the Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement.
A virtual session of the Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board will take place 3-5 June 2020. Board documents are available on the UNOPS website. The UNOPS segment will take place on 3 June from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm (New York time), during which UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will deliver a statement and present UNOPS Annual Report of the Executive Director to the Executive Board.
Gender Dialogues aims to address the unfinished business of achieving gender equality. UNOPS will co-host this second event in the series at UN City, in collaboration with the Embassies of Australia and Norway in Denmark, and the Why Foundation. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo is delivering the opening remarks at the event.
UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will give a TED talk on how better infrastructure can improve gender equality.
The first regular session of the UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Executive Board will take place in New York at UN Headquarters. You can watch the live proceedings of the Executive Board via UN Web TV or follow #unopsEB on Twitter.
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting engages the world's top leaders in collaborative activities to shape global, regional and industry agendas, with the goal of improving the state of the world. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will be participating in this event.
Slush is a not-for-profit movement that creates and helps the next generation of groundbreaking entrepreneurs – all in the name of uniting the tech communities to solve the most meaningful problems of our time. UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo is participating in the event.
What does good governance mean for cities and what will it take to align city priorities with the objectives of the Paris Agreement? UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo will join mayors and climate governance leaders from around the world at a session of the 2019 C40 Summit titled ‘Accelerating climate action through good governance’, to explore why good governance lies at the heart of climate leadership. The C40 Summit will be attended by UN Secretary-General António Guterres.