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30 Sep 2015 description

ISLAMABAD — UNOPS is pleased to announce the recent signing of a $13.9 million agreement with the World Health Organization (WHO), in support of the polio eradication programme in Pakistan.

Under this new partnership, we will provide a range of human-resources management services, for the effective recruitment and contract management of over 550 WHO polio workers in the country.

10 Jul 2014 description
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United Nations increases health spending in 2013

COPENHAGEN, 10 July 2014 – The value of procurement of goods and services by the United Nations was $16.1 billion in 2013, with the largest sums spent on pharmaceuticals, healthcare services, medical equipment, transportation, construction and food.
These highlights are part of the latest Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement, which provides data and analysis on the goods and services procured by the UN system in support of its operations.

13 Aug 2013 description
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Las adquisiciones de las Naciones Unidas alcanzan los 15.400 millones USD en 2012

COPENHAGUE – Las adquisiciones de bienes y servicios por parte de las Naciones Unidas alcanzaron los 15.400 millones USD en 2012. Las mayores sumas se destinaron a productos farmacéuticos, equipo médico, alimentos, transporte y construcción.

13 Aug 2013 description
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Les achats de l’ONU en 2012 se chiffrent à 15,4 milliards de dollars

COPENHAGUE – La valeur des biens et services achetés par les Nations Unies en 2012 se chiffre à 15,4 milliards de dollars, principalement dans les domaines pharmaceutique, médical, alimentaire, des transports et de la construction.

13 Aug 2013 description
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UN procurement at $15.4 billion in 2012

COPENHAGEN – The value of procurement of goods and services by the United Nations was $15.4 billion in 2012, with some of the largest sums spent on pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, food, transportation and construction.

14 May 2013 description
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Heavy monsoon rains in July 2010 caused unprecedented devastation in Pakistan. UNOPS is assisting early recovery efforts in Sindh Province by building approximately 4,000 one-room shelters in the worst affected areas.

03 Aug 2012 description
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COPENHAGEN – The value of procurement of goods and services by the United Nations was $14.3 billion in 2011, down slightly on the previous year.

15 Aug 2011 description
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COPENHAGEN - Procurement of goods and services by the United Nations reached $14.5 billion in 2010, up 5.4 percent on the previous year, as the UN responded to natural disasters, medical emergencies and the global food crisis.

The 2010 Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement, compiled by UNOPS on behalf of the UN system, shows the largest sums were spent on food, pharmaceuticals, transport and construction, such as building schools and hospitals.

18 May 2010 description
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Tue, 18 May 2010

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani police are receiving training to improve their response to violence against women in the latest instalment of a project designed to reduce gender violence.

A special training session for 80 police officers at the Sihala Police Training College in Islamabad was held early this year to improve the officers' knowledge of existing gender-based violence laws.

03 Aug 2007 description
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This situation report is based on information received from the United Nations Resident Coordinator's Office in Pakistan, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Pakistan Meteorological Department, Clusters, and media sources.

HIGHLIGHTS

The NDMA reports five more deaths in Balochistan on 31 July. The total death toll is now 329 (202 in Balochistan and 127 in Sindh) with 224 people missing.

01 Apr 2006 description
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(Islamabad: 1 April 2006): A donor mission comprising representatives from Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States, as well as the European Commission's Humanitarian Office (ECHO) and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is arriving tomorrow on a six day visit (2 to 7 April 2006) to Pakistan.