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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.
On 15 July, UNOPS will co-host a panel discussion on infrastructure asset management’s role in a sustainable, inclusive and resilient recovery from COVID-19, with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. UNOPS Director of Implementation Practices and Standards, Nick O'Regan, will participate in the panel, which is a side event to the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.
The start of the COVID-19 pandemic made 2020 an especially difficult year for many people in South Sudan – one that they're still trying to recover from even today.
We take a look at one project in northern India that is helping lay the foundations for healthier communities through improved access to clean water and sanitation facilities.
Around 5,700 families in rural Paraguay are benefiting from improved food security through family vegetable gardens.
The World Urban Forum examines rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies. On 29 June, UNOPS will co-host a panel discussion on scaling up essential services in African cities.
As part of the European Development Days, UNOPS Director of Implementation Practices and Standards, Nick O'Regan, will participate in a lab debate on 21 June on how quality and green infrastructure can bring new opportunities in developing countries. The event will be live-streamed.