UNOPS to Continue Commitment toward Advancement of Africa 2030 Agenda

Addis Ababa, The commitment demonstrated for years by partners and donors toward the advancement of the Africa 2030 Agenda and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals will continue, according to the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).

Addressing a Partner’s Day Workshop held today, UNOPS Multi-Country Office Director Worknesh Mekonnen said UNOPS “as part of the United Nations Country Team in Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Djibouti, looks forward to delivering impact for better health, better education, and better lives over the coming years.”

UNOPS is fully committed to supporting the country's efforts to achieve national development priorities and the Sustainable Development Goals, she added.

“We've organized this event to show our gratitude to our partners and donors for their phenomenal support throughout the years. I truly believe that the commitment demonstrated this far will continue toward the advancement of the Africa 2030 Agenda, and supporting the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.”

UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Ethiopia, Ramiz Alakbarov said it is essential to enhance partnerships that will also pave the way for achieving more resources, better coordination and efficient delivery through putting the humanitarian-development-peace nexus at the core of our work.

UNOPS, as an operational arm of the United Nations, focuses on creating a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable world despite ever-growing obstacles by helping a range of partners implement 2.2 billion USD worth of aid and development projects every year, it was learned.

The UNOPS Multi-Country Office established in 2014 has been providing a wide range of project management, procurement, and infrastructure services in Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Djibouti.

It has successfully provided more than 1 billion USD in services for its partners over the past six years

Source: Ethiopian News Agency