About UNV

UNV Annual Report 2017
The UNV Annual Report 2017, Transforming UNV for the Global Goals, features the latest results and achievements of UNV, working with 38 UN partners worldwide 3,200 partners online. It demonstrates how UN Volunteers, 6,501 onsite and 17,893 online, continue to make an impact in all five pillars of sustainable development: planet, people, prosperity, peace and partnerships.
Who we are
Our organizational structure
UNV is based in Bonn, Germany. UNV has a staff of around 150 at headquarters, and almost 7,000 volunteers deployed in the field. UNV also has an Office in New York, four Regional Offices in Bangkok, Dakar, Nairobi and Panama City that develop regional interventions to advance peace and development, and around 80 Field Units that represent the organization at the country level. Olivier Adam (France) is our Executive Coordinator.
The current UNV Strategic Framework is dated from 2018-2021 and is the first strategic framework since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

UNV in the Media

07 June 2018
This article highlights Mr. Toily Kurbanov’s remarks made during his presentation at SPIEF 2018, focusing on the latest statistics on volunteerism worldwide and achievements of Russia in the development of volunteerism.  The article also announces the upcoming call for applications to join UNV for Russian citizens.
04 May 2018
Representatives of the Japanese Embassy, the UN, the Cambodian Foreign Ministry and the National Police held a memorial ceremony for the Japanese fatalities of the UNTAC mission in Cambodia (1992-1993). On 8 April 1993, 25 years ago, Atsuhito Nakata (Atsu), a Japanese UN Volunteer working as a District Electoral Supervisor with the United...
Employment and Internships
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is headquartered in Bonn, Germany, and employment opportunities, as well as internships, are mostly in this location. UNV adheres to UNDP policies and procedures for recruitment and staffing. We are seeking staff who are committed to the ideals of volunteerism. We offer a wide range of opportunities at various levels in different professional and support areas. Competitive salaries are offered commensurate with experience.