SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
International Volunteer Day (IVD) is an international observance that was mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985. It offers an opportunity for volunteer-involving organizations and individual volunteers to promote volunteerism, encourage governments to support volunteer efforts and recognize volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at local, national and international levels.
05 November 2021
Global
Article
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
United Nations (UN) partners in Tanzania are interested in engaging national UN Volunteers with qualifications and experience in the following areas: •    Development programme and project management/coordination •    Information and Communications Technology •    Data science •    Civil engineering and architecture •    Midwifery and nursing •    Refugee protection and resettlement •    Transportation •    Statistics
03 November 2021
East and Southern Africa
Article
SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Nathalie Nuwayhed is one of 15 national UN Youth Volunteers serving with ESCWA. She is deployed as a Team Assistant with the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) in Beirut. The department is tasked with the security of UN premises, staff, and activities, and has been undertaking activities to increase the representation of women in its workforce. Nathalie’s has been engaging in outreach for new recruitments, resulting in a seven per cent increase of women in the department.
03 November 2021
Arab States
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SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Most people remember where they were when the disaster struck. I was serving as UNV Programme Officer in Timor-Leste at the time, where hundreds of international UN Volunteers supported the nation-building efforts of the then-newest member of the United Nations family. On home leave celebrating Christmas with my family in Germany on that very day, I felt the urge to support the people in the affected areas.
07 October 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
27 September 2021
West and Central Africa
Publications
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
27 September 2021
West and Central Africa
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Partners in China have commended the opportunities provided through the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme to Chinese youth to share skills, broaden knowledge and gain exposure to global affairs as UN Volunteers. These sentiments were expressed upon the deployment of the second cohort of UN Volunteers fully funded by China, through a
24 September 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Article
SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
A skilled mediator and diplomat remembered for his advocacy for decolonization and his dedication to international cooperation, Hammarskjöld’s efforts saw the UN through a period of intense change in an era characterized by great power competition.
14 September 2021
Global
Article
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Dealing with isolation through volunteering Now that the spotlight has shone bright on what isolation can do to us as individuals and societies, it is time to put more sustainable mechanisms into place to deal with isolation, especially among senior citizens. 
27 August 2021
Global
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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
25 August 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
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