english |  français |  español View RSS feedWhat is RSS?  Home  |  Contact us  |  FAQs  |  Search  |  Sitemap  |  UNDP Information Disclosure Policy
Brazil
Related articles
Brazilian Corporate Volunteer Council signs an innovative partnership with UNV
12 July 2016
Signatories of the partnership between UNV and the Brazilian Corporate Volunteer Council (from left to right): Bruno Lopes, representative of CIEDS; Maria Dolores Galán, UNV Programme Officer in Brazil; Leonardo Mandu, representative of Atento Brasil; Lilian Paparella, representative of Itaipu Binacional; and Claudio Viveiros, representative of Wilson Sons. (UNV, 2016)
Brazil: The Brazilian Corporate Volunteer Council (CBVE) signed an innovative partnership with the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme in Brazil, with the objective to mobilize the private sector and its resources to go beyond corporate volunteering. It will seek volunteer support to United Nations projects, aim to develop knowledge, monitor social investment by companies that encourage mobilization into civil society volunteer programmes, and monitor the contribution of volunteerism to the achievement of the SDGs. Read
More about: Private sector
Volunteer network created to promote social participation and solidarity
01 July 2016
UNV Brazil and the State of Minas Gerais, through the Department of Human Rights, Social Participation and Citizenship, sign an agreement to create a Volunteer Network for the promotion of social participation and collective solidarity. (UNV, 2016)
Minas Gerais, Brazil: UNV Brazil and the State of Minas Gerais, through the Department of Human Rights, Social Participation and Citizenship, have signed an agreement to establish a Volunteer Network in Minas Gerais. The project seeks to promote the creation, structuring and implementation of a Volunteer Network in Minas Gerais to contribute to the promotion of social participation and collective solidarity for local transformation. Read
More about: Civil society
Samsung and UNV announce an innovative partnership to promote volunteerism for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
19 April 2016
Pedro Kim, President and CEO of Samsung Latin America (left), Elise Bouvet, Manager of the UNV Online Volunteering Service (centre), and Amanda Mukwashi, Chief of the UNV Volunteer Knowledge and Innovation Section (right).
Aiming to leverage online volunteering to connect volunteer expertise with community action, this collaboration is the first result of a co-creation process between the private sector and the United Nations Volunteers programme Read
Taking action any way you can
05 February 2016
Julia Lima served as national UN Volunteer Communications Associate with UNDP in Brazil. (UNV, 2015)
Brasilia, Brazil: Volunteerism is giving your time and expertise in exchange for knowledge, and the opportunity to be part of the changes you want to make in the world. I urge everyone to become a volunteer in any way you can. You can start by helping people in your own community, then you will be helping people from the whole country, and then, who knows, you may also be helping people from all over the world.  Read
Youth against racism and for peace
27 August 2014
National UN Volunteer Julia Lima, who works with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Communications Unit, took photos of an International Youth Day event in Brasilia where graffiti artists reflected on the theme "Black Youth against Racism and for Peace". (UNV, 2014)
Brasilia, Brazil: On International Youth Day, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme supported an event organized by all United Nations agencies in Brazil, along with the Brazilian Government, to celebrate the date and discuss the theme Black Youth and Peace. Through this event, the United Nations promotes a debate about the challenges faced by black young people in Brazil regarding violence, and access to more choices and opportunities. Read

UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)