Through volunteerism and volunteer action, UNV works for peace and development around the world. Here are some examples of how we do it.
UNV and MBC Hope award outstanding young volunteers from the Arab Region
20 January 2015
Dubai, UAE: Last night, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme brought the achievements, commitment and energy of five young volunteers into the international spotlight through a unique partnership with MBC Hope, the corporate social responsibility arm of Middle-East broadcasting giant MBC Group.
The UNV/MBC Al Amal Youth Volunteering Award highlights the capacity of young volunteers in the Arab region to drive positive change in their communities. Moreover, it provides a platform for young people themselves to inspire each other and feel confident about their future.Read
Developing a Volunteer Infrastructure
Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will require the ingenuity, solidarity and creativity of many millions of ordinary people through voluntary action. Efforts on the part of governments, supported by the international community, can only complement what ultimately will depend on the full involvement of people all over the world. Read
Overview: UNV Conditions of Service for international UN Volunteers
12 December 2014
Bonn, Germany: The Overview on UNV Conditions of Service for international UN Volunteers (ICOS) highlights major policy changes that are particularly relevant to current and prospective UN Volunteers. The new ICOS takes effect on 1 March 2015. Read
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