UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. UNOPS mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development. UNOPS is a service provider, a technical advisor and an implementer of projects to supports our partners. Our experts work on a range of projects, from managing the construction of roads in South Sudan and providing renewable energy solutions in internally displaced persons camps in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, to helping the Government of Honduras procure vital medicines and medical supplies. UNOPS delivery in 2017 totalled $1.8 billion dollars. This reflects a consistent demand for our services.
In an effort to improve the living and housing conditions for residents, UNOPS and the Government of Germany launch phase two of a house reconstruction project in Gaza.
Following the destruction and displacement caused by the 2014 conflict in Gaza – where an estimated 11,000 homes were completely destroyed – UNOPS is working closely with the Norwegian Refugee Council and the Palestinian Ministry of Public Works and Housing to reconstruct an additional 345 homes over the next year and a half.
The Government of Ukraine’s Ministry of Social Policy, UNICEF and UNOPS have launched a pilot project to protect the health and well-being of babies across the country.
The caregivers of every newborn in Ukraine will receive a baby box with essential childcare items. The box itself can be used as a cradle and will include a mattress, thermometer, diapers, blankets, baby linens, toiletries and pamphlets with breastfeeding and childcare tips. The boxes are supplied by a Ukrainian company, which creates jobs and supports the local economy.
An inter-agency call centre ensures Afghans can voice their issues and receive the information they need.
KABUL, 17 September 2018 - The United Nations today officially opened Awaaz Afghanistan, Afghanistan's first inter-agency nationwide toll-free call centre, in Kabul.
A new Humanitarian Hub in Panama will help provide lifesaving support to vulnerable communities in emergency situations throughout the region.
The Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD) was launched at the World Humanitarian Summit in May 2016 as a successor of the Nansen Initiative. It is a state-led and multi-stakeholder driven initiative aiming at providing greater protection to people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the adverse effects of climate change.
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UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.
UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.
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The Rural Renewable Energy Project (RREP) is a first of its kind in scale and scope in Sierra Leone and regionally in Sub-Saharan Africa, implemented by the Ministry of Energy with support from the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and grant funded by DFID. The project will contribute to Sierra Leone’s economic development through increased access to electricity in rural areas while simultaneously reducing Sierra Leone’s future Green House Gas emissions.