UNV Regional Websites

UNV works in 150 countries and territories, deploying UN Volunteers to advance sustainable development at grassroots level. Explore our work in the different regions of the world.

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East and Southern Africa
East and Southern Africa
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West and Central Africa
West and Central Africa
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Arab States
Arab States
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Europe and the CIS
Europe and the CIS
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Latin America
Latin America and the Caribbean
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Asia and the Pacific
Asia and the Pacific

Engaging with UNV: UN Expatriate National Volunteer

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Sustainable Development Goal

UN Expatriate National Volunteers are professionally skilled individuals, highly motivated to serve their native countries. To date, although the concept of “transfer of knowledge” implies to them, the UN Expatriate National Volunteer initiative conveys the values of global solidarity (in particular among diasporas) and local capacity development.

These experts cover a wide variety of highly specialized technical fields, which include accounting, agriculture, banking, civil engineering, computer science, economics, environmental protection, food processing, geology and mining, geothermal and reservoir engineering, industrial hygiene and safety, marine biology, manufacturing and marketing, medical and public health services, patents licensing, poultry breeding, telecommunications, urban planning, water resources development, etc.