SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
The United Nations (UN) has also declared 9 August to be the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples and the decade of 2022-2032 as the International Decade of Indigenous Languages. The former has as its primary objective to protect indigenous languages that are at risk of disappearing.
16 August 2022
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories
SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The African Development Bank reports that while 10 million to 12 million youth enter the workforce in Africa each year, only 3 million formal jobs are created annually.
09 August 2022
East and Southern Africa
Success stories
UNV thanks its UN Member State partners for their generous contributions in support of volunteerism for sustainable development and peace and counts on their continued support. Interested partners are invited to read more about how to support UNV financially, including through our Special Voluntary Fund and Full Funding Programme.
20 May 2022
Global
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
22 April 2022
Europe and the CIS
Publications
SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Hayfa and Mohamed were both among the finalists of the UNV50 Tunisia Volunteer Award for their "innovation to inspire new forms of volunteering". Applications received for this category exhibited the different forms of creativity that volunteers used as pathways to drive inclusion and growth. But these two names stood out. Not only due to the creativity and innovative problem-solving their work demonstrated, but also their remarkable ability to engage other volunteers.
21 April 2022
Arab States
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
16 March 2022
Europe and the CIS
Publications
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
As a retiree, I didn’t expect to apply for another assignment, but the UN process of application and interview was easy to manage in my situation then, confined at home during COVID-19 lockdown. I had the time to commit to a volunteer programme, which engaged the skills I had used throughout my working life. In addition, the job brought me in touch with the continent where I had made my home for so long. -- Laurel Boland, online volunteer.
01 March 2022
Europe and the CIS
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
02 February 2022
West and Central Africa
Publications
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
02 February 2022
Global
Publications
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Every day, volunteers dedicate time and effort to ensure the inclusion of those often left behind, to drive climate action and advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For its 50th anniversary, UNV celebrated volunteers across the world through national volunteer awards. The award ceremonies were the results of our joint efforts with Member States governments, Resident Coordinator offices, many times volunteer-involving organizations and UN partners. 
18 January 2022
Global
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