Palestine

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

UN Youth Volunteer Nour Hamayel is 26-years-old and has just completed a two-year assignment with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in her home country, the State of Palestine.

As national UN Youth Volunteer, Nour’s primarily role was Y-PEER coordinator – facilitating conversations and activities in the State of Palestine on sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention on behalf of the UNFPA-funded Youth Peer Education Network.

19 décembre 2018
Arab States
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SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The idea that UN Volunteers work only in humanitarian or relief fields is far from the truth. Julie – a 28-year-old volunteer – has been supporting a UNODC project aimed at developing forensic services in Palestine.

29 novembre 2018
Arab States
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SDG 4: Quality education

The “Support Programme for Palestinian University Students Under Conditions of Severe Poverty” was started by the UNESCO Ramallah Office, funded by the Saudi Committee for the Relief of the Palestinian people, implemented by the Health, Development, Information and Policy Institute (HDIP), a Palestinian NGO, and supported by Sarah El Attar, from Belgium, an international UN Volunteer with UNESCO who spent almost three years working on the project through UNESCO’s Education Unit.

08 août 2018
Arab States
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SDG 4: Quality education

In Lebanon, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) delivers education services to Palestinian youth who, despite their refugee status, deserve the opportunity to be students.

15 juin 2017
Actualités
SDG 4: Quality education

Au Liban, l’Office de secours et de travaux des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés de Palestine dans le Proche-Orient (UNRWA) fournit des services d’éducation aux jeunes palestiniens, qui ne doivent pas être privés de leur droit aux études même s’ils sont des réfugiés.

15 juin 2017
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SDG 4: Quality education

Witnessing the current context from a close perspective has brought up many feelings going from fascination, frustration but also inspiration. It inspires me to excel further in my assignment and beyond, in order to give my small contribution towards more sustainable peace and development, because at the end of the day, that is the underlying essence of why we do what we do.

My assignment as an international UN Volunteer began in May 2015 as Education Officer with UNESCO Ramallah Office in Palestine. Looking back it has truly been an amazing rollercoaster on all levels.

28 février 2017
Arab States
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The training was meant to inform, prepare, engage and make the volunteers better understand the role of UN Youth Volunteers in the context of the United Nations.

These 30 youth volunteers were part of UNV’s Full Funding programme. They left today for their funding countries, the Czech Republic, France and Switzerland. In just a matter of days, they will start their volunteer assignments in Asia, Africa and Europe.

Their enthusiasm and desire to make a difference to the world resonated throughout the induction training. 

17 février 2017
Actualités
SDG 4: Quality education, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities

Une réunion internationale de représentants des Nations Unies s'est tenue à Helsinki les 23 et 24 janvier, afin de débattre et trouver un accord sur un projet d’aide global dans le but d’apporter du soutien à une Syrie déchirée par le conflit. Les Volontaires des Nations Unies jouent un rôle essentiel dans la réponse faite à cette crise humanitaire.

02 février 2017
Actualités
SDG 4: Quality education, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

L'affectation de Chizuru en tant que Volontaire ONU ne s’est pas déroulée dans un environnement de travail facile. En juillet et août 2014, selon l’ONU, une opération militaire israélite de 51 jours a fait plusieurs milliers de victimes, dont un grand nombre d’enfants, et plus de 10 000 blessés. Elle a provoqué la destruction et la dégradation de nombreuses maisons, laissant des dizaines de milliers d’habitants sans abris.

11 mai 2016
Arab States
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