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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.
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 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.