WHO WE ARE

Report
The role of UNOPS in humanitarian operations
Oslo, 27th November 2014
WHO WE ARE
UNOPS identity is articulated through its mission, vision and values.
• Advancing the social, environmental and economic aspects of
sustainability in our projects is key to UNOPS strategy.
• We focus on three delivery practices and three main types of services.
• Excellence drives UNOPS work.
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WHO WE ARE
In 2013, UNOPS
− managed 1,230 projects worth
$1.14 bn. for $69 mil. management
expense
− had 7,600 personnel working in
>20 office in 80 countries
worldwide
− contributed to the results of
partners through logistical,
technical, and management
support
UNOPS has a self-financing business
model.
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2013 KEY RESULTS
What we contributed to our partners
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WHERE WE WORK
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WHO WE WORK WITH
In accordance with our GA mandate we work with many partners, including
the United Nations, governments, intergovernmental institutions,
international and regional financial institutions, foundations, the private
sector and non-governmental organizations.
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UNOPS contribution example and cooperation
with Norwegian partners
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ASSISTING THE EBOLA RESPONSE IN WEST AFRICA
UNOPS has established an internal Task Team chaired by the DED to
oversee and coordinate our support to the response. We have identified
over 100 staff for rapid mobilization.
We coordinate and work closely with the UN system on the ground:
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embedding staff with UNMEER to support operations
establishing and staffing Ebola Community Care Centres (ECCCs)
with UNICEF and the Gates Foundation
consulting with WHO on the design of the ECCCs
procuring incinerators, ambulances, and waste management
equipment in close collaboration with the World Bank
UNOPS cooperation with Norwegian partners
In 2013/14, NOREPS enhanced
UNOPS emergency response capacity
by supporting the development of
infrastructure assessment
methodology and capacity.
Methodology
Technical
Standards
Project budget: $2.8 million
NOREPS contribution:
$700.000
Infrastructure
Assessments
Software /
ICT platforms
Starum
UNOPS has for two years in
a row assembled a high level
working group at Starum,
courtesy of MFA/
Sivilforsvaret
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Roster/
Personnel
The NOREPS/ Innovation Norway initiative has led to:
Camp Planning
& Construction
Manual
Providing
Camp Solutions
Roster/ Human
Resources
Protective
Personnel Shelters
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• Facilitate overarching planning & construction of camps
• Define requirements for camp suppliers
• Facilitate delivery of Norwegian camp solutions to DPKO
and UN system.
• Facilitate access for Norwegian solutions to humanitarian
camps
• Define skills needed & inform Norwegian NORCAP roster
• Facilitate access to NORCAP roster
• Develop UNOPS guidance on construction of personnel
shelters
Key additional areas to strengthen collaboration
Procurement
The overall procurement volume
(goods and services combined) of UN
organizations during 2013 was $16.1
billion, from $15.4 billion in 2012 – an
increase of 4.6%.
UNOPS procurement in 2013
reached over $749 million,
representing 4.7% of the total UN
procurement (7th largest in the
system).
Potential areas to explore
for future collaboration
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Global Procurement Index
UN Web Buy
Prevention of Fraud & Corruption in
Public Procurement
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Vehicles
and parts
Construction
and
engineering
$749
million
worth of goods
and services
Lab equipment
and medical
devices
Pharmaceuticals
Environmental
management
Source: UN Annual Statistical Report

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