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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.

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East and Southern Africa
África Oriental y Meridional
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West and Central Africa
África Occidental y Central
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Arab States
Estados Arabes
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Europe and the CIS
Europa y la CEI
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Latin America
América Latina y el Caribe
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Asia and the Pacific
Asia y el Pacifico
SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production
04 octubre 2020
Special calls
SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production
04 octubre 2020
Special calls
SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production
04 octubre 2020
Special calls
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy, SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

To contain the spread of COVID-19, the government of Uganda started lockdown restrictions, limiting movement and livelihood activities. Previously, the refugees sourced firewood for cooking from host communities. The majority of the refugees did not have access to any renewable energy sources and relied heavily on low-quality fuels, resulting in higher air pollution, and a greater risk of respiratory tract infections and eye diseases, among other negative implications.

24 junio 2020
Success stories
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation, SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production, SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 14: Life below water, SDG 15: Life on land, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

Kenya


Lawrence Nzuve, Un Volunteer Communications and Outreach Officer, UN Environment (UNEP)


05 junio 2020
Success stories
SDG 1: No poverty, SDG 2: Zero hunger, SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

It is often said that experience is the best teacher. As a UN Volunteer helping communicate complex environmental issues, my everyday challenge is to make nature relevant to people’s everyday experiences and needs.

Our experiences and immediate needs shape our outlook on life. However, biodiversity and environmental issues are often too complex and difficult to relate to. Most people, in their daily routines, live and work in cities, spending the bulk of their time indoors, surrounded by concrete walls and engulfed in a world that seems largely man-made.

22 mayo 2020
Success stories
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production, SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

It’s half past midday in Kawama Village in Northwestern Zambia and Mildred Kikwanda is busy preparing 'Nshima' – the staple maize meal – with chicken stew and vegetables, using a non-traditional means of cooking – a wood-saving, earth-block stove popularly known as the energy-saving stove.

Beaming with a smile, and with a blue colourful ‘chitenge’ (wrapper) tied around her waist, she takes some ‘mealie meal’ (maize flour) from a sachet and sprinkles it into a boiling water while briskly stirring it with a cooking stick to make it thicker.

20 septiembre 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation, SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy, SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production, SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 15: Life on land

Working with UNICEF as a UN volunteer over the past year, my assignment included building awareness among staff on climate change, its impact and how we can mitigate its effects. I also advocate for sustainable practices in the way people consume energy and resources and manage waste both at work and in their personal lives. These efforts are in line with one of the targets of Sustainable Development Goal 13: to improve education, awareness-raising, human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning.

05 junio 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

El 24 de noviembre de 2016, luego de un enfrentamiento de más de medio siglo de duración, el Gobierno Nacional y las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia- Ejército del Pueblo (FARC-EP) acordaron poner fin de manera definitiva al conflicto armado interno, con la firma del Acuerdo Final para la Terminación del Conflicto y la Construcción de una Paz Estable y Duradera.

06 marzo 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories
SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

On November 24, 2016, after a confrontation lasting more than half a century, the National Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-Ejército del Pueblo (FARC-EP) agreed to definitively end the internal armed conflict, with the signature of the Final Agreement for Ending the Conflict and Building a Stable and Lasting Peace.

07 marzo 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean
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