The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme provides front-line assistance to grassroots communities in getting access to clean water, a resource central to sustainable development and poverty reduction. Read
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme supports global efforts to reduce the impact of disasters by working at national and community level to support disaster prevention and risk reduction strategies. Read
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. ReadUNV Overview: Arab youth volunteering for a better future
A fact sheet providing an overview of UNV's Arab Youth Volunteering for a Better Future Programme is now available in Arabic, English and French. The initiative aims to facilitate young people's participation in five Arab states through volunteerism as a positive and sustainable mechanism for effecting social change. ReadUNV Overview: Be a volunteer, be inspiration in action!
People have many reasons to volunteer: to help others, serve society or contribute their time, skills and talents to a cause in which they believe. The actions of volunteers promote peace and development, and this is the focus of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme. Read