UNOPS Regional Director for Africa visits Sierra Leone

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The Regional Director for Africa at the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Ms Dalila Gonçalves and the Director for the UNOPS Ghana Multi-Country Office, Ms Ifeoma Charles-Monwuba, arrive on an official visit to the Republic of Sierra Leone from 24 to 26 June 2024.

The visit will include strategic discussions with key Government Ministers, the UN family and development partners in Sierra Leone.

The high-level visit aims to explore and leverage how UNOPS can further support the Government of Sierra Leone to achieve national development priorities; As an implementing agency of the United Nations, UNOPS continues to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – working with partners to help build and strengthen the capacity of Government institutions through infrastructure, procurement and project implementation, to attain human capital development across the country.

Additionally, UNOPS senior officials will meet with development partners to reiterate UNOPS implementation expertise and capacity in supporting the Government in areas of governance, energy, health, disaster risk management and climate mitigation and adaptation.

Ms Gonçalves and Ms Monwuba will also visit the ongoing construction of the 1-MegaWatts Solar Energy Power Plant in Moyamba District, implemented by UNOPS on behalf of the Government of Sierra Leone, funded by the World Bank.

UNOPS currently supports the Government of Sierra Leone in implementing a range of renewable energy, water management and governance projects. UNOPS also provides procurement services for health, transport and logistics to different ministries in Sierra Leone.

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