SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
31 December 2021
Global
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The 2022 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report, Building Equal and Inclusive Societies, presents new evidence on the relationship between volunteers and the state. It shows that the ways in which volunteers and state authorities interact, collaborate and partner are vital for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals.
02 December 2021
Global
Article
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
19 October 2021
West and Central Africa
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SDG 1: No poverty, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Latin America is the region with the most economic inequality in the world. Some 80 per cent of the population work in the informal economy sector, not profiting from basic services like social security programmes. According to the UNDP report, Volunteerism to foster development: concepts and prototypes (2021), 22 per cent do not have access to clean water, 34 per cent do not have an internet connection, and 45 per cent are excluded from financial services, such as bank accounts.
17 October 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories
SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
I began my UN Volunteer assignment in December 2020, when we were facing the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic in numerous ways. Many were experiencing physical and mental challenges, yet there was not much space to discuss these.
10 October 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Mme/Mr Chairman, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates,
06 October 2021
Global
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Martin and a team of Online Volunteers working on the project are excited to help Ukrainian pioneers uncover biomimetic solutions to their problems. They are part of the national Biomimicry Challenge* organized by UNDP's Accelerator Lab project, with the assistance of the Biomimicry Institute. This all-Ukrainian competition seeks to find ideas inspired by natural systems.
22 September 2021
Europe and the CIS
Success stories
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
As part of the next State of the World’s Volunteerism Report, UNV commissioned a study based on original multi-country quantitative data to understand patterns of volunteer participation during the global COVID-19 pandemic, volunteer motivations and experiences, and what these might mean for people’s voluntary participation.
06 July 2021
Global
Article
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Even before the pandemic, millions of people took to the streets to make their voices heard.
29 June 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
Article
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Today, we live in a world without borders: we are currently experiencing a global pandemic which does not follow borders; international terrorism does not follow borders; climate change does not follow borders. To address these borderless problems, you must have citizens across the world who are equally borderless and conscious about supporting the planet. I believe this is where volunteering plays a significant role and that we must invest in a future for these responsible citizens.
17 June 2021
Asia and the Pacific
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