SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities
This project includes an effective blend of volunteer involving strategies with community volunteers, and national and international UN Volunteers. 
20 January 2023
West and Central Africa
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SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Seeing the digital trend, Niger's Ministry of Justice decided to opt for electronic document management. This alleviates the issue of storing mass volumes of paper and counters the dearth of space in public administration offices.
19 January 2023
West and Central Africa
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
In Kenya, UN Volunteers took part in the activities marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December, hosted at the Technical University of Mombasa. The event included a booth display and a talent show from special needs schools. UNV highlighted volunteer programmes and potential UN Volunteer assignments that are inclusive of people with disabilities.
08 January 2023
East and Southern Africa
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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
In Yemen, UN Volunteers serving in Sana’a marked IVD with UNV Executive Coordinator Toily Kurbanov and UNV Regional Manager for the Arab States Christian Hainzl. The event was held at the premises of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and attended by representatives of UNDP, the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office and the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).
03 January 2023
Arab States
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SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The event was attended by government officials and UN agency representatives, with 50 people participating in person and 79 online.  In his welcome address, Dr Ali Ahmed Yahaya spoke, representing the WHO Africa Regional Director. He commended the efforts and commitment of volunteers to achieve WHO's mandate and their involvement with communities to improve public health systems in Africa.
21 December 2022
East and Southern Africa, West and Central Africa
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SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The UNDP project, Strengthening the Electoral Cycle in the Solomon Islands, supports national authorities to conduct credible and inclusive electoral processes, and is implemented with financial support from the Australian Government. It has the overarching objective of strengthening the link between elections and other key governance processes and institutions contributing to social cohesion and the development of a pluralistic society.
21 December 2022
Asia and the Pacific
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Today, Yemen remains the largest humanitarian crisis in the world, with 24.1 million people – 80 per cent of the population – in need of humanitarian aid and protection. The country is still struggling with a protracted political, humanitarian and developmental crisis. Acknowledging the contributions of UN Volunteers serving in such contexts, Mr Kurbanov chose to be at their side on IVD.
12 December 2022
Arab States
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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Djimet Nangtour is a visually impaired national UN Volunteer deployed to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Chad. As a Legal Advisor and Human Rights Specialist, he is responsible for conducting analyses of national laws and regulations. The advice and guidance he provides to his host organization helps to identify abuses and/or violations of the human rights of individuals, including people with disabilities.
08 December 2022
West and Central Africa
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SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
One of the prime examples of working together for a common good is a volunteer initiative made possible by the World Food Programme (WFP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme in Peru.
07 December 2022
Latin America and the Caribbean
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SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The Astana Civil Service Hub (ACSH) has been a flagship initiative of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Kazakhstan since 2013. Some 42 countries participate in this knowledge exchange platform. 
29 November 2022
Europe and the CIS
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