UNDP Executive Board Decision (2000/14) - see page 28

The Executive Board reaffirms the importance as well as the value-added of the United Nations Volunteers programme at the global, regional and national levels, including in poverty reduction, electoral support and the promotion of South-South collaboration. Furthermore, the Executive Board supports the relevant bridging role that UNV volunteers can play in the transition from humanitarian assistance to reconstruction and rehabilitation and to longer-term sustainable development.