Sitios web regionales del programa VNU

El programa VNU trabaja en 150 países y territorios, desplegando Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas para promover el desarrollo sostenible a nivel de base. Explore nuestro trabajo en las diferentes regiones del mundo.

East and Southern Africa
África Oriental y Meridional
West and Central Africa
África Occidental y Central
Arab States
Estados Arabes
Europe and the CIS
Europa y la CEI
Latin America
América Latina y el Caribe
Asia and the Pacific
Asia y el Pacifico

International Volunteer Day 2017 in Egypt

This year, United Nations Volunteers in Egypt have collaborated with the Egyptian Red Crescent in implementing a joint 3-day event from the 5th to the 7th of December. This event aims to shed light on how #VolunteersActFirst support their communities and reinforce joint action on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The launch event took place on the 5th of December at the Egyptian Red Crescent premises, attended by the Under-Secretary General, Dr. Nehal Hefny, and the UN Resident Coordinator Mr. Richard Dictus. The event has been followed by two days of action promoting volunteerism and providing first aid training in various locations around Cairo. A double-decker bus decorated with the slogan, "Volunteers Act First" was a prime symbol for the event as it was taking a number of Egyptian Red Crescent and UN Volunteers to these locations, raising awareness and interest in the volunteerism campaign and SDGs along the way.

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Executive Coordinator, Mr. Olivier Adam, stated on the occasion of International Volunteer Day, Here, everywhere, "volunteers help prevent the worst effects of crisis, bringing much-needed relief to those who suffer the most. On International Volunteer Day, let us recognize the relentless efforts of volunteers who answer calls in times of need for the common dignity of all”. This quote captures the essence of the celebration of the work and efforts of volunteers across all communities.