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

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...
05 April 2018
During a visit to Dhaka, Bangladesh, UNV Deputy Executive Coordinator Toily Kurbanov gave The Daily Star newspaper an interview about youth volunteerism and how it is a great way of building peace and developing communities. 
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.