About UNV

UNV Annual Report 2016
For UNV, 2016 was a year of consolidation. We worked to further enhance the capacity of our partners to deliver at community level, responding to the call of the Agenda 2030 to 'leave no one behind'. During 2016, 6,600 UN Volunteers delivered on site and 12,600 UN Online Volunteers completed 22,700 online assignments.
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

21 February 2018
The Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) organised a workshop in association with United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC), Bonn, Germany, United Nations Volunteers (UNV), India and NITI Aayog on capacity building for the Sustainable Development Goals in India.
15 December 2017
UNV and UN Women observe International Volunteer Day 2017 in Bangladesh. Volunteers as crisis managers and life savers at the time of need, their most defining quality is that they act first.
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.