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Thematic fact sheets
UNV partnering with UNEP
UNV has been partnering with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for the conservation, protection, enhancement and support of nature and natural resources, including biological diversity. About one hundred UN Volunteers have served with UNEP in seven countries over the past seven years.

UN Volunteers are particularly suited to support UNEP’s mandate. They work within communities at the grassroots level, making them well-placed to build community resilience to climate change impacts. Read
UNV partnering with UN-Habitat
More than 170 UN Volunteers have served with UN-Habitat in 30 countries over the past seven years, supporting UN-Habitat in delivering on its mandate of coordinating human settlement activities.

UN Volunteers are particularly suited to support UN-Habitat’s mandate. They work within communities at the grassroots level, making them well-placed to build community resilience to climate change impacts. Read
UNV Overview: UNV in Action - Volunteerism and Gender
Volunteerism can empower women and girls. It can provide them with opportunities to use their expertise to serve their communities. Through volunteerism, women can learn and practice new skills, take on new roles (for example, as leaders and managers), and demonstrate new possibilities for the way they participate in their communities. Read
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UNV partnering with UNFPA
Since the early 1970s, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme has been partnering with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Over three hundred UN Volunteers have served with UNFPA in 68 countries over the past seven years. UN Volunteers are particularly suited to support UNFPA’s mandate. Read
UNV Issue Brief: Environmental Sustainability and Volunteerism
This Issue Brief demonstrates that incorporating volunteerism into the post-2015 development framework as a mechanism for achieving environmental sustainability is absolutely critical. Read

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