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This year's assembly will focus on how multilateralism can help tackle climate change, nature and biodiversity loss, and pollution and waste. On 27 February, UNOPS Deputy Executive Director Sonja Leighton-Kone will discuss the importance of resource efficiency and sustainable value chains at the high-level opening session entitled 'Shaping our common future.'
On 31 January, UNOPS Executive Director Jorge Moreira da Silva will participate in a panel discussion on sustainable, resilient and innovative solutions to advance climate action.
On 30 January at 10:00 am (New York time), UNOPS Executive Director Jorge Moreira da Silva will present a self-assessment of the progress on implementing the comprehensive response plan. You can watch the live proceedings of the Executive Board via UN Web TV.
The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) is the UN's yearly conference to assess progress in dealing with climate change. UNOPS Executive Director Jorge Moreira da Silva will speak at and participate in a number of events at COP28. UNOPS will also host several side events at its pavilion in the Blue Zone.
Organized by Friends of Europe, the summit will explore how to improve multi-actor approaches and knowledge exchange to accelerate financing green energy globally, as well as achieve sustainable peace and prosperity in regions that face security challenges. UNOPS Executive Director Jorge Moreira da Silva will speak about the efficiency and impact of financing green infrastructure at the event.
Participants at the seminar will have the opportunity to gain insight into the UN procurement process, meet procurement officers from 17 UN agencies, and learn how companies are succeeding in delivering products and solutions to the UN. UNOPS Executive Director Jorge Moreira da Silva will speak at the event.
The World Health Summit brings together a wide spectrum of stakeholders to inspire innovative solutions for better health and well-being for all. On 16 October, UNOPS Executive Director Jorge Moreira da Silva, government leaders and health experts will participate in a UNOPS and World Health Organization co-hosted panel on fostering health system resilience in fragile and conflict-affected countries.
The summit marks the beginning of a new phase of accelerated progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals with high-level political guidance on transformative and accelerated actions leading up to 2030. UNOPS Executive Director Jorge Moreira da Silva will participate in several high-level meetings during the event – click here to view the full agenda.
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.
UNOPS, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and the Embassy of Ukraine in Denmark will host a high-level roundtable discussion on rebuilding a more sustainable and resilient energy infrastructure in Ukraine. UNOPS Executive Director Jorge Moreira da Silva will give a keynote address at the event.