The winners are Ahmed Alrough in Yemen; Ana Maria Castro in Ecuador; Cemail Morina in Serbia; Dora Kunda in South Sudan; Emanuel Foukou in Cameroon; Mai Abdelwahab in South Sudan; Namchok Petsaen in Thailand; Njobati Sylvie Vernyuy in the Republic of the Congo; Seung Choe in Nepal; and Uyen Vu in Viet Nam.
23 July 2021
Global
Article
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
The International Day of Trans Visibility is commemorated every year on March 31 – it is a date dedicated to promoting, celebrating and recognizing the participation of transgender people. However, in the Dominican Republic – as is the case in many places worldwide – transgender people are subject to discrimination and violence. An assessment of health needs of transgender people conducted in the country in 2015 uncovered that 79 pre cent of the transgender population had been denied employment or had been terminated because of their gender identity.
19 July 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
During the mission, Mr Kurbanov reiterated UNV’s support to the priorities of the UN Development System in China, as agreed for the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (2021-2025). Accordingly, UNV will enhance volunteer mobilization and knowledge exchange for the advancement of South-South Cooperation, localization of the SDGs, youth empowerment and environmental protection, among other priority areas of engagement.
30 April 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Article
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
China Youth Daily reported on the virtual meeting between the new Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, Toily Kurbanov, and the China Young Volunteers Asscoiation (CYVA).  The article emphasized the achievements of the Chinese Youth Volunteer Overseas Service Programme (a full funding programme) jointly launched by UNV and CYVA, the important role of volunteering in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the future expectation of the two entities to further strengthen and expand their cooperation.
22 April 2021
Global
Article
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The campaign will call on UN Volunteers to submit videos about the work they carry out with UN entities around the world to achieve the SDGs. These will be evaluated by Kopernik and UNV, in collaboration with Ricoh, and the winners will receive 360-degree cameras and training on how to use them. After the training, UN Volunteers will use the cameras to develop further 360-degree video content about the SDG challenges they are tackling in the field.
21 April 2021
Global
Article
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
07 April 2021
Asia and the Pacific
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SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
06 April 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
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SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
05 April 2021
East and Southern Africa
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SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
05 April 2021
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SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
05 April 2021
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