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President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya today launched the first project as part of an ambitious 100,000 affordable homes agreement between the government of Kenya, UNOPS, and Sustainable Housing Solutions, signed last year on the fringes of the UN General Assembly in New York.
With support from the City of Kobe and the Hyogo Prefecture in Japan, UNOPS will launch a new Global Innovation Centre in Kobe, providing valuable opportunities for public-private sector collaboration to address global challenges.
The two-day event in Buenos Aires focused on giving underrepresented business owners the information needed to help them succeed.
From centre stage at the world’s leading startup event in Helsinki, Finland, UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo today launched the organization’s first innovation challenge to advance resilient infrastructure in the face of climate change.
The two UN agencies are working together to provide support to Palestinian shelters delivering services for women and girls who have survived – or who are at risk of – gender-based violence.
UNOPS Sweden-based Global Innovation Centre was inaugurated today, harnessing the critical role that public-private partnerships can provide towards the 2030 Agenda.
To improve living conditions for returnee populations living in newly liberated areas, UNOPS – with funding from the government of Japan – is helping to provide renewable energy and emergency waste disposal services in three Iraqi governorates.
Under-Secretary-General and UNOPS Executive Director Grete Faremo today welcomed UN Secretary-General António Guterres to Copenhagen, Denmark, in a visit focused on building momentum on climate action.
In partnership with the government of Palau, UNOPS will support arrangements for the 2020 Our Ocean conference – an annual event that aims to catalyze global action on ocean conservation.
A new agreement will help to advance global cooperation on a range of sustainable infrastructure projects in support of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
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.