Through volunteerism and volunteer action, UNV works for peace and development around the world. Here are some examples of how we do it.
Volunteerism is Universal: An extract from the 2011 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report
21 May 2013
Today, 21 May, is the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. The 2013 campaign, 'Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion' encourages people and organizations around the world to take concrete action to support diversity.
On this Day, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme launches an extract from the 2011 State of the World's Volunteerism Report, 'Volunteerism is Universal', focusing on the universal values that motivate people the world over to volunteer for the common good. Read
Extracts from the 2011 State of the World's Volunteerism Report (SWVR)
18 March 2013
The first United Nations report on volunteerism, the State of the World’s Volunteerism Report (SWVR), made the case for the recognition of volunteerism as an essential component for the sustainable, inclusive, and equitable progress of communities and nations. Selected chapters of the State of the World’s Volunteerism Report (SWVR) are now available as separate publications for you to share and distribute. Read
SWVR Booklet: Volunteerism and Social Cohesion (432 kb) SWVR Booklet: Volunteerism and Social Inclusion (457 kb) SWVR Booklet: Volunteerism and Sustainable Livelihoods (447 kb) SWVR Booklet: Volunteerism and Disasters (433 kb) SWVR Booklet: Volunteerism and Well-Being (424 kb) SWVR Booklet: Volunteerism is Universal (446 kb)
UNV Programme Strategy Overview: Volunteerism for Peace and Development
21 March 2013
This Overview of the UNV Programme Strategy summarizes the programme approach of UNV, outlining the focus of our work and defining realistic and practical ways to embed volunteerism into peace and development activities. We hope you find it useful in highlighting potential areas of synergy and collaboration. Read
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