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

UNV in action: Working with returnees, refugees and internally displaced persons

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Sustainable Development Goal

For over three decades, UN Volunteers from around the world have provided critical support in safeguarding the rights and well-being of refugees, stateless people, returnees and internally displaced persons.

Whether assisting with the protection, registration or resettlement of displaced people, or helping in the daily management of refugee camps, or providing livelihood training, tools and opportunities for the refugee community - for over three decades, UN Volunteers from around the world have provided critical support in safeguarding the rights and well-being of refugees, stateless people, returnees and internally displaced persons.


The following good examples illustrate the support provided by UN Volunteers in community participation, resettlement/integration and protection.