Cambodia, IBSA, South South Cooperation, youth employability, SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Prior to the thematic solution forum, H.E. Serei Chumneas, Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Kingdom of Cambodia, spoke about the development results of the IBSA project at the 15-year Anniversary...Friday, November 30, 2018News
The 2018 GSSD Expo will be one of the last major opportunities for stakeholders to come up with evidence-based policy dialogues and knowledge discussions before the Second High-level United Nations Conference on South-South Cooperation (BAPA+40) scheduled to take place in Buenos Aries March 2019. The theme of the 2018 GSSD Expo is “Showcasing Institutions Supporting South-South and...Monday, November 26, 2018News
México, Mexico, national situation analysis, plan of action to integrate volunteerism in the next decade and beyond, UNVLAC, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
As part of the implementation of the plan of action presented by the UN Secretary-General (A/70/118) to integrate volunteering for the next decade and beyond, UNV is facilitating the preparation of five regional synthesis reports, as an input to the 2019 regional consultations in preparation for the global technical meeting in 2020.
UNV in Latin America, is also engaging relevant...Thursday, November 8, 2018News
The signatures under the agreement were delivered by Mr. Zhang Zhaohui, Secretary-General of the China Youth Volunteers Association and Ms. Shalina Miah, Regional Manager for UNV in Asia and the Pacific.
CYVA administers China’s largest youth volunteering network, with over 40 million registered volunteers in provincial or municipal volunteering organizations. Under the three-year MOU,...Wednesday, October 31, 2018News
China, Chinese version of SWVR, SWVR, SWVR2018, UN Volunteers, UNV, Volunteer, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The launch of 2018 SWVR in China was co-hosted by UN Volunteers (UNV) programme and Beijing Volunteer Service Federation (BVF). UNV Regional Manager for Asia and the Pacific Ms. Shalina Miah, Portfolio Manager and Deputy Ms. Manon Bernier, Deputy Secretary-General of Beijing Youth League Mr. Li Jian and Secretary General of Beijing Volunteer Service Federation (BVF) Mr. Li Lei chaired the...Monday, October 22, 2018News
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DPKO, Human Rights, OHCHR, peacekeeping, UN Secretariat, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Under-Secretary-General for Management Ms Jan Beagle signed the agreement with UNV Executive Coordinator Olivier Adam.
This umbrella agreement facilitates the deployment of UN Volunteers to a variety of UN operations that fall under the auspices of the Secretariat and will help to streamline the deployment of UN Volunteers, both in the field and at headquarters locations, as well as...Friday, September 21, 2018News
#ResilientCommunities, COMESA, ECOWAS, South-South cooperation, SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
South-South Cooperation is embedded in UNV’s Strategic Framework 2018-2021. Working closely with partners, UNV facilitates South-South cooperation by deploying UN Volunteers and promoting the value of volunteerism for peace and development.
Volunteering and South-South Cooperation share common ideals that make them perfect partners: solidarity, respect and equality. Both...Wednesday, September 12, 2018News
International Youth Day, youth, SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions
Young people are a driving force for peace and development. Their energy and creativity are key in building a better future, and they are often the first to come up with innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.
Yet millions of young women and men are affected by conflict, violence and deprivation, and are unable to fulfil their potential. The world’s youth need safe...Friday, August 10, 2018News
Russian Federation, Russian Federation, UNDP, UNHCR, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Earlier this month, with the financial support of the Government, UNV announced a call for applications for Russian citizens to become international UN Volunteers. Successful candidates will be assigned to different UN entities to help address the challenges of peace and sustainable...Thursday, July 26, 2018News