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.
UNV STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK 2014-2017
The current UNV Strategic Framework is dated from 2014-2017 and concentrates on five themes: access to basic social services, community resilience for environment and desaster risk reduction, peacebuilding, youth and national capacity development through volunteer schemes.

UNV in the Media

12 August 2017
More 1,000 young people from different cities gathered in Dhaka on Saturday, pledging unity to promote inclusiveness and tolerance through art, music, joyful games and attractions.
10 August 2017
Au Burkina Faso, depuis 2006, un corps national de volontaires a été mis en place par le gouvernment avec l'appui de quelques partenaires des Nations Unies.
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.