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UNV Regional Websites

UNV works in 150 countries and territories, deploying UN Volunteers to advance sustainable development at grassroots level. Explore our work in the different regions of the world.

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East and Southern Africa
East and Southern Africa
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West and Central Africa
West and Central Africa
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Arab States
Arab States
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Europe and the CIS
Europe and the CIS
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Latin America
Latin America and the Caribbean
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Asia and the Pacific
Asia and the Pacific
National UN Volunteer Project and Camp Management Assistant Andrea Cuisana (right) and David Barreno, national UN Volunteer Procurement and Logistics Assistant, served with IOM in Manta, Ecuador, helping communities after the 2016 earthquake.
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National UN Volunteer Project and Camp Management Assistant Andrea Cuisana (right) and David Barreno, national UN Volunteer Procurement and Logistics Assistant, served with IOM in Manta, Ecuador, helping rebuild affected communities after the 2016 earthquake. (©Juan Diego Pérez Arias/UNV, 2016)
UN Volunteer Naw Wan Gay serves with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), providing services for refugees in Baan Mai Nai Soi Temporary Shelter Area, Thailand.
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UN Volunteer Naw Wan Gay serves with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), providing services for refugees in Baan Mai Nai Soi Temporary Shelter Area, Thailand. (©Panupong Changchai/UNV, 2016)
UN Volunteer Rupmani Chhetri (centre, India) addresses UN Secretary-General António Guterres in sign language. Rupmani served as a UN Volunteer Advocacy Specialist for Disabilities in Ukraine.
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UN Volunteer Rupmani Chhetri (centre, India) addresses UN Secretary-General António Guterres in sign language. Rupmani served as a UN Volunteer Advocacy Specialist for Disabilities in Ukraine. (©UNV, 2017)
South Sudan photo contest winner
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Sandra Milena Martinez Rodriguez (centre) is a UN Volunteer Human Rights Officer from Colombia serving at the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Here she meets the local authorities in Manyabol (Gumuruk County, South Sudan) to assess the human rights situation and humanitarian conditions of the community and the most vulnerable groups. This photo is the most voted picture in UNV’s first 2020 photography contest – submitted photos depict UN Volunteers working to reduce poverty and hunger, ensure good health and well-being, promote gender equality or provide basic services. (UNV, 2020)
UN Volunteer Teacher Farah Chahine talking to one of the students during the recess, while another child embraces Layal Ammar, also a UN Volunteer Teacher, Ramallah School in Chatila Palestinian Refugee camp.
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UN Volunteer Teacher Farah Chahine talking to one of the students during the recess, while another child embraces Layal Ammar, also a UN Volunteer Teacher, Ramallah School in Chatila Palestinian Refugee camp. Farah and Layal are refugees from Palestine in Lebanon, teaching Palestinian refugees twice displaced from Syria to Lebanon. (©UNV, 2016)

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