During a recent visit to UNV headquarters in Bonn, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark discusses the potential of volunteerism in helping Haiti "get back on its feet".
Helen Clark on Haiti
UNDP Administrator Helen Clark addresses UNV staff during a visit to Bonn, Germany, discussing the evolving role of UNDP and UNV in development strategies and programmes.
This video follows a UN Volunteer working in Northern Botswana as a Programme Officer for Reproductive Health & HIV/AIDS in the Dukwi refugee camp.
Inspiration in Action features UN Volunteers enhancing disaster preparedness in India and providing electoral support in Timor Leste. Their actions cause ripples of change in communities, inspiring local volunteers to make a difference. This documentary presents the motivations, aspirations, experiences and challenges of UN Volunteers, and demonstrates the impact of their contributions.
A UN Volunteer delegate to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen has predicted a boost to volunteerism and development programming as the world responds to the climate challenge and associated risks.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: In a pre-recorded message, UNV Executive Coordinator Flavia Pansieri addressed the opening session of the Second International Conference on University Volunteerism in Santo Domingo.
Youth Forum, Bonn Symposium, 22-24 November 2009, in Bonn, Germany. Organized by UNV and the Bonn International Model United Nations, and funded by the European Commission.
Ora Mok is a UN Volunteer working on sustainable livelihoods for Tonle Sap communities in Cambodia. In this video, he is seen at work distributing water filters - which helps the environment by reducing the need for firewood to boil water - and encouraging villagers to look into alternative businesses.
This interview with Luiz Carlos da Costa, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Haiti, was recorded originally in 2009 as a tribute to the work of UN Volunteers in Haiti. Tragically with the January 12th earthquake it now serves as both an even more poignant tribute to those UN Volunteers, as well as to Da Costa himself, who also lost his life.
The United Nations Volunteer (UNV) programme led the 'Seal the Deal' campaign in Bonn on United Nations Day, 24 October 2009.
UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner's message for International Volunteer Day (IVD), 5 December 2009. The United Nations Volunteers programme has worked with UNEP in promoting the UN-led 'Seal the Deal' campaign.
UNV Executive Coordinator Flavia Pansieri's message for International Volunteer Day (IVD), 5 December 2009.
UNV press conference, Copenhagen, 14 December 2009
UNV statement for the International Day for Disaster Reduction, 13 October 2010
UNV advocacy work in collaboration with the Youth Centers (Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs) in the regions of Armenia shows the potential of voluntary work in the country.
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