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UNV Development Chief talks about volunteerism on TV in Bosnia and Herzegovina
04 December 2015
In the lead-up to International Volunteer Day, Geoffrey D. Prewitt, Chief of the Development Programme Section of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, talks about UNV and the importance of volunteering on N1, a television channel in Bosnia and Herzegovina, alongside Amela Sirovina, from the Centre for development of youth activism in the country. (Article in the language(s) of Bosnia and Herzegovina) Visit site
Youth leaders debate new development goals
29 September 2015
Forty young people from Myanmar gathered in Yangon on September 26 to exchange ideas about adopting sustainable development objectives in their country.The event was organised by UN agencies and was aimed at providing a forum for discussing the importance of the UN’s recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their relation to young people in Myanmar. Visit site
More about: Youth
Countries:  Myanmar
Why volunteers can help lead the changes required to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
28 August 2015
Why volunteers can help lead the changes required to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals Visit site
Freiwilligenarbeit fördert nachhaltige Entwicklung (Volunteering promotes sustainable development)
06 July 2015
Read more about the contribution of volunteers and the UNV programme to the post 2015 agenda, in the German international cooperation (GiZ) magazine Nah dran (in german) Visit site
CNBC Africa interviews UNV EC Richard Dictus on SWVR 2015
18 June 2015
CNBC Africa in Nairobi interviews UNV EC Richard Dictus on the SWVR 2015 before its regional launch in Kenya Visit site
Countries:  Kenya
UNDP Fiji web story announces new report on youth volunteerism in Fiji
12 June 2015
UNDP Fiji features the publication of Engage. Empower. Experience - Youth Volunteerism in Fiji, a new report, and likely the country's first on this topic, produced by UNV and the National Youth Council of Fiji. Youth Volunteers participated in every aspect of the report's development, from its research design to its recommendations. Visit site
More about: Youth
Countries:  Fiji
UN News Center: UN Volunteer in Mali advocates for detainees' rights
09 June 2015
UN News Center features UN Volunteer Joseph Agbor Effim, from Cameroon, a UNV Judicial Affairs Officer with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).  The story explores his mission: to participate in efforts to find a lasting solution to the crisis in the country, and particularly to ensure that the rights of detainees are respected. Visit site
The Stewardship Report: Volunteers contribute to UN global development agenda's success
06 June 2015
The Stewardship Report, a US news aggregator that describes itself as "connecting goodness", picked up the unv.org web story launching the State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2015. Visit site
UPI: UN reports volunteerism plays vital role in government accountability
05 June 2015
Amy R. Connolly reported in UPI that the State of the World's Volunteerism Report 2015 found "Volunteerism around the world ensures people in developing countries play an active role in their governments and economies, but their potential is undervalued."

UPI Español carried a Spanish language article by José De Bastos here.

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TakePart: links SWVR 2015 to story about everyday people standing up for social justice
05 June 2015
TakePart, a US digital news and lifestyle magazine that claims to be "a social action platform for the conscious consumer" linked the findings of the newly launched State of World's Volunteerism Report 2015 to stories about ordinary people around the world who are "standing up for social justice". Visit site

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Below is a list of articles about UNV published in other web sites and online newspapers.
UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)