UNDP Governing Council Report (DP/535)

Coinciding with the tenth anniversary of the UNV programme, this report looks back briefly to some of the key elements that characterize the evolution and development of the UNV concept and programme. In terms of the future, the report identifies the second decade as one of consolidation and innovative application of the UNV concept and programme. Additionally, the report discusses the progress of UNV activities for the year 1980, including the continued growth of the programme to a level of 863 volunteers in the field and a record average fielding per month of 35 qualified volunteer development workers in response to requests from developing countries during the year.