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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 17: Partnerships for the goals

In 2019, over 600 UN Volunteers took part in onsite trainings designed to build a community and grow the skills and competencies that are key to serving with the UN. From February onwards, COVID-19 restrictions made in-person workshops impossible. Hence, it was clear we wanted to create a virtual space to facilitate learning and enable exchange among volunteers.

02 junio 2020
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The workshop explored the role of volunteering in contributing to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and enhanced the knoweldge and leadership of participating UN Youth Volunteers, especially in the COVID-19 context.

Welcoming the participants via a video message Kyoko Yokosuka, Chief of UNV's External Relations and Communications Section, highlighted the importance of UN Volunteers serving with pride, awareness and ethics.

02 junio 2020
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SDG 4: Quality education, SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The first workshop that took place in Nairobi was organized in partnership with UNICEF for 40 UN Volunteer Youth Advocates drawn from 28 countries across the globe.

During the two day workshop, the UNICEF volunteers were involved in learning on career planning and professional development. The UN Volunteer Youth Advocates also strengthened their capacities and professional skills in communications, leadership, conflict resolution, and teamwork.

03 julio 2019
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SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

Enabling young people to realize their full social, economic and human potential is a key aspect of this UNV-UNFPA partnership.

10 febrero 2019
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Understanding how to tap into the young population in West and Central Africa is essential to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Most of youth in the region are facing several major challenges; including access to education, employment and health care, which causes some to emigrate or even to radicalize. Whereas engaging young people’s imaginations, talents and energy for the future is the way we can achieve the SDGs for all. 

28 septiembre 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa
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Understanding how to tap into the young population in West and Central Africa is essential to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Most of youth in the region are facing several major challenges; including access to education, employment and health care, which causes some to emigrate or even to radicalize. Whereas engaging young people’s imaginations, talents and energy for the future is the way we can achieve the SDGs for all. 

28 septiembre 2018
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SDG 4: Quality education, SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities

To respond to these challenges, UNV's adoption and implementation of youth initiatives, including providing young people with the opportunity to contribute to peace and development through UN Youth Volunteer assignment, has been successful in many parts of the world, such as in West and Central Africa.

In this region, UNV continues its efforts to provide more young people with opportunities to advance peace and development and build their capacity through volunteering. 

10 agosto 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa
Success stories
SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The objective of this workshop was to help participants better understand both the UNV programme and their role as UN Youth Volunteers, the value of engagement and participation, and to think about ways to promote volunteerism during their assignments.

For four days (from 2 to 5 July 2018) in Saly (90 km from Dakar), 15 young and talented people received high-level training aimed at strengthening their capacities and enabling them to adopt the best professional practices before their deployment as UN Youth Volunteers with UNV partner agencies.

13 julio 2018
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SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

L’objectif de cet atelier était d’aider les participants à mieux comprendre à la fois le programme VNU et leur rôle en tant que jeunes volontaires de l’ONU, mais aussi la valeur de l’engagement et la participation ainsi que de réfléchir aux moyens de promouvoir le volontariat pendant leur affectation.

13 julio 2018
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SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

At the training held in Bangkok, the young women and men came from their duty stations in Iraq, Jordan, Nepal, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey. Almost 90 per cent of them are working in their countries of nationality, and for some of them, this was the first opportunity to travel outside of their countries. The participants are also working in various UN agencies, such as UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, and WFP, with different areas of responsibilities, from field monitoring, research, engineering, communications and to data analysis.

14 mayo 2018
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