New cohort announced: Population Data Fellowship – a UNFPA/UNV initiative for civil registration and vital statistics
What will the prospective fellows gain from this experience?
The UN Volunteer Population Data Fellows will work with UNFPA in advancing applied research, technical assistance and capacity building in civil registration and vital statistics, in close collaboration with national statistics offices, civil registration authorities and related UNFPA institutional partners...Jeudi, août 6, 2020Actualités
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This cohort will consist of five national UN Volunteer Specialists from Burkina Faso, Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal and two international UN Volunteer Experts working from Dakar, Senegal, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Global, Global Technical Meeting, GTM2020, Volunteering, volunteerism, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goalsGTM2020 closes with a clarion call to supercharge ideas to solutions for volunteering in the Decade of Action
Millions of volunteers are a formidable force for transformation and acceleration of the 2030 Agenda. --Olivier Adam, Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme
The Global Techical Meeting on Reimagining Volunteering for the 2030 Agenda convened online from 13-16 July 2020. The meeting's main outcome document, ...Vendredi, juillet 17, 2020Actualités
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This joint campaign is aimed at empowering young volunteers between the ages of 18-31, to raise awareness about, and have a voice in decisions around management, and use of mineral resources.
The 70 selected ‘Young Environmental Journalists’ will work with the joint Swedish EPA-UNDP Environmental Governance...Lundi, juillet 13, 2020Actualités
Throughout the event, representatives from Member States, UN entities, civil society, including volunteer organizations, the private sector, academia and the world’s volunteers will come together to reimagine volunteering for the 2030 Agenda.
More than 13,000 people have registered their attendance. To join and receive the links to the sessions, please register at volunteerSDGs.org....Lundi, juillet 13, 2020Actualités
Knowledge about volunteering and its practices, dynamics, benefits and challenges, is spread across many stakeholders across the globe. To improve the integration of volunteerism in the 2030 Agenda, policy makers and development practitioners need specific types of knowledge to improve policy and practice.
The goal of the UNV Knowledge Portal is to consolidate and make volunteering data...Dimanche, juillet 12, 2020Actualités
What role should international cooperation play in the context of interdependent challenges, which are inevitably impacted by COVID-19? How can volunteerism help ensure that these functions are fulfilled?
On 20 May 2020, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme hosted a discussion with Fabrizio Hochschild, UN Under-Secretary-General, Olivier Adam,...Lundi, juin 22, 2020Actualités
What does volunteering for the GTM entail?
The selected volunteers will be given roles including, but not limited to, the following:
Jeudi, juin 4, 2020Actualités
- Participate in the live panel discussion of the inaugural session: 'A Global Invitation to Reimagine Volunteering for the 2030 Agenda’.
- Participate in live chats and panel discussions, as part of the GTM 2020 sessions...
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UNV supported 30 volunteers from Volunteers Without Borders by providing flyers and megaphones to facilitate an awareness-raising initiative in the vulnerable communities of Slipway, West Point and Clara Town, in Montserrado County. The volunteers mobilized Clara Town marketers, who provided a sound system that helped spread information on COVID-19, while the community chairperson accompanied...Mardi, juin 2, 2020Actualités