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As part of the 76th World Health Assembly 21-30 May, UNOPS will host a side event on accelerating the scale-up of sustainable clean energy solutions and increasing health infrastructure resilience in the face of climate change. UNOPS Executive Director Jorge Moreira da Silva will give a video welcome address at the event.
On the margins of the UN Water Conference, the UN Development Programme and the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries will host a high-level conference at UN City aimed at strengthening international cooperation to promote oceans governance and a sustainable fishing industry. UNOPS Acting Executive Director Jens Wandel will deliver welcoming remarks for the event.
LDC5 is an opportunity to accelerate sustainable development and tap the full potential of the Least Developed Countries. UNOPS Acting Executive Director Jens Wandel will discuss the need for the right investments in infrastructure to tackle the climate emergency in LDCs.
Nordic UN associations, UN organizations based at UN City and Nordic parliamentarians will discuss the UN and multilateral development cooperation's role in a world of ongoing crisis. UNOPS Acting Executive Director Jens Wandel will discuss UN priorities, the Sustainable Development Goals and Our Common Agenda.
UNOPS Acting Executive Director Jens Wandel will discuss the report of the working group on UNOPS and priorities for UNOPS moving forward on 31 January at 10:00 am (New York time). You can watch the live proceedings of the Executive Board via UN Web TV.
AIDEX is an opportunity for the international aid and development community to come together and improve the efficiency of aid. UNOPS Acting Executive Director Jens Wandel will deliver a keynote address on how humanitarian response can build the foundations for sustainable development.
The Paris Peace Forum highlights governance projects and initiatives that propose specific solutions to global challenges. Director of UNOPS Multi-Country Office in Ethiopia Worknesh Mekonnen will present the UNOPS-implemented EU-IGAD COVID-19 Response Programme, which will be featured at this year's event.
The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) is the UN's yearly conference to assess progress in dealing with climate change. At this year's event, UNOPS will co-host several events with partners on combating the impacts of climate change. UNOPS Acting Executive Director Jens Wandel will also deliver several keynote addresses.
PRECOP 27 is a high-level two-day conference aimed at preparing the Polish position for the COP27 Climate Summit in Egypt. UNOPS Acting Executive Director Jens Wandel will deliver a keynote at the event.
The 3Zero World Forum brings people together to discuss innovative solutions that could help combat poverty and climate change. UNOPS Director of Partnerships and Liaison Group, Emilie Potvin, will moderate a roundtable discussion ‘Towards 2030: Partnerships for Climate Action' that will focus on best practices for climate action, including multilateral partnerships and equitable governance.