About UNV

UNV Annual Report 2017
The UNV Annual Report 2017, Transforming UNV for the Global Goals, features the latest results and achievements of UNV, working with 38 UN partners worldwide and 3,200 partners online. It demonstrates how UN Volunteers – 6,501 onsite and 17,893 online – continue to make an impact in all five pillars of sustainable development: planet, people, prosperity, peace and partnerships.
Who we are
Our organizational structure
UNV is based in Bonn, Germany, with around 150 staff members at headquarters, and 6,500 volunteers deployed in the field. UNV also has an Office in New York, five Regional Offices in Amman, Bangkok, Dakar, Nairobi and Panama City and around 60 Field Units that represent the organization at the country level. Olivier Adam (France) is our Executive Coordinator.
UNV STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK 2018-2021
The current UNV Strategic Framework covers the period from 2018-2021 and is UNV's first since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

UNV in the Media

26 July 2018
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation  (UNV) signed a Memorandum on the participation of Russian nationals in United Nations activities. As the TASS correspondent reports, Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko and UNV Executive Coordinator Olivier Adam signed the...
07 June 2018
This article highlights Mr. Toily Kurbanov’s remarks made during his presentation at SPIEF 2018, focusing on the latest statistics on volunteerism worldwide and achievements of Russia in the development of volunteerism.  The article also announces the upcoming call for applications to join UNV for Russian citizens.
Employment and Internships
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is headquartered in Bonn, Germany, and employment opportunities, as well as internships, are mostly in this location. UNV adheres to UNDP policies and procedures for recruitment and staffing. We are seeking staff who are committed to the ideals of volunteerism. We offer a wide range of opportunities at various levels in different professional and support areas. Competitive salaries are offered commensurate with experience.