Toily Kurbanov

UN Day: Building Back Together for Peace and Prosperity

Seventy-six years ago, the United Nations that we serve today came into being. 

This year’s UN Day message of Secretary-General António Guterres resonates strongly for UNV:

"COVID-19, conflicts, hunger, poverty and the climate emergency remind us that our world is far from perfect. But they also make clear that solidarity is the only way forward."

UNV stands for solidarity, reciprocity and mutual trust.

This Sunday, October 24, please take a moment to reflect on the UN mission as laid out in the Charter, and our role as UNV advocates for global solidarity.

I thank you and all UN volunteers for your commitment to peace and development around the world. Your contribution is essential.