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
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

On the occasion of International Volunteer Day, we are organizing a workshop on Volunteers for an Inclusive Future, in collaboration with the Service Beyond Banking (SBI) Foundation.

When: 27 December 2019 in Mumbai

27 December 2019
Asia and the Pacific
Events
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

For the first time, the Peruvian government organized a national event to convene volunteer leaders from all 24 regions of the country to jointly reflect, learn, collaborate and celebrate volunteer efforts in involving individuals, especially those left behind, in addressing development challenges. 


20 December 2019
News
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The CDR Awards recognize innovation in the day-to-day work of human resources practitioners from the international public sector in the fields of recruitment and employee engagement. With support from public and private sector organisations, the CDR Awards provide the opportunity to showcase, share and learn from the collective experience in successfully addressing strategic or operational challenges, as well as recognize the potential of creativity and the people behind it.

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19 December 2019
News
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The Deputy Executive Coordinator (DEC) started IVD by volunteering at a local school in Sochi, leading a Lesson of Kindness. During the lesson, the DEC shared with 75 children and teenagers his thoughts on the importance of volunteering in Russia and globally, his family traditions of volunteering and his personal experience with the development of volunteerism internationally.

11 December 2019
News
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The Deputy Executive Coordinator joined the celebration of the 34th IVD in China, the 5th Chinese Youth Volunteer Service Project Competition and Volunteer Service Exchange EXPO2019 held from 1-4 December in Dongguan, China.

10 December 2019
News
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

For International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2019, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme in Viet Nam will have a joint celebration with UN agencies and thematic groups. The theme of the celebration will focus on equality and human rights for LGBTI groups in the country.

UNV is partnering with UN Women, the UN Human Rights Thematic Group, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Hanoi University of Science and Technology.

07 December 2019
Asia and the Pacific
Events
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

For IVD, we are organizing a national celebration of volunteers. This will include an exhibit on the Sustainable Development Goals and and a fair of volunteer organizations to celebrate volunteerism for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.

When:  7 December 2019, 10:00-16:00, at the Asia Mall in Bishkek

07 December 2019
Europe and the CIS
Events
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

For International Volunteer Day (IVD)  2019, we are actively engaging UN Volunteers and university students in a Campus Talk to raise awareness about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and volunteerism.

When: 6 December 2019, Peking University.

06 December 2019
Asia and the Pacific
Events
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

À l’occasion de la JIV, le programme des Volontaires des Nations Unies (VNU) a mis l’accent sur les initiatives qui encouragent la participation de plus de gens au développement durable grâce au volontariat. L’une de ces modalités est la nouvelle catégorie des Volontaires Communautaires des Nations Unies qui donne l’opportunité à un plus grand nombre de personnes de participer directement aux changements sociaux, environnementaux et économiques.

06 December 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

On the occasion of IVD, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme has highlighted initiatives that include more people in sustainable development through volunteerism. One such initiative is the new UN Community Volunteer category, which enables more people to participate directly in social, environmental and economic change.

06 December 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
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