UNDP Governing Council Report (DP/484)

The Report highlights the activities of the UNV programme, which attained a record increase of close to 60 percent for 1979 in the programming and delivery of middle and upper level operational expertise by UNV’s for some 300 projects in 75 developing countries. It also discusses the programme’s activities in the field of Domestic Development Service and youth, the role UNV could play in terms of operational activities in the context of the International Youth Year. Additionally, it reports on the status of contributions to the Special Voluntary Fund and, as requested in Decision 79/24 of the Council’s twenty-sixth session, on the question of recruitment from industrialized countries.