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
SDG 4: Quality education, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities

Los días 23 y 24 de enero se celebra en Helsinki una reunión internacional de los representantes de las Naciones Unidas que se reúnen para debatir y acordar un plan de socorro integral para prestar asistencia en Siria, país destrozado por la guerra. Los Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas son una parte esencial de la respuesta a esta crisis humanitaria.

23 January 2017
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SDG 4: Quality education, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities

An international meeting of United Nations representatives is underway today and tomorrow, January 23-24, in Helsinki to discuss and agree on a comprehensive relief plan to provide aid in strife-torn Syria. UN Volunteers are an essential part of the response to this humanitarian crisis.  Highly qualified and largely from developing countries themselves, they provide relief and ensure the delivery of basic social services to refugees, as well as their host communities, and promote peace-building.

23 January 2017
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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities

Lorsque j'ai atterri pour la première fois à l'aéroport international de Bujumbura afin de travailler comme Volontaire international des Nations Unies auprès de l'UNICEF, j'ai réalisé que la situation dans le pays était très fragile.

16 January 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities

When I first landed to the international airport of Bujumbura to work as an international UN Volunteer for UNICEF, I realized the situation in the country was highly volatile. 

16 January 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

Monròvia, Libéria: En tant que Volontaire de l'ONU, chargé des droits humains au sein de la Mission des Nations Unies au Libéria (UNMIL), je m'occupe d'enquêter, de signaler et de faire le suivi sur les violations et les abus, mais je suis également chargé de renforcer les capacités des partenaires de la société civile et des décideurs politiques. 

03 January 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

As a UN Volunteer Human Rights Officer with the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), I am engaged in monitoring, investigating and reporting human rights violations and abuses, as well as building capacity of civil society partners and state authorities. 

Aside from monitoring detention centres, prisons and police cells, I am engaged in the creation of local human rights networks, and I help them develop their capacity in monitoring and advocacy to build a society that respects human rights with dignity, mutual understanding and peaceful dialogue.

10 December 2016
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

As a UN Volunteer Human Rights Officer with the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), I am engaged in monitoring, investigating and reporting human rights violations and abuses, as well as building capacity of civil society partners and state authorities. 

Aside from monitoring detention centres, prisons and police cells, I am engaged in the creation of local human rights networks, and I help them develop their capacity in monitoring and advocacy to build a society that respects human rights with dignity, mutual understanding and peaceful dialogue.

10 December 2016
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

Como Voluntario de las Naciones Unidas Oficial de derechos humanos con la Misión de las Naciones Unidas en Liberia (UNMIL), me dedico a realizar un seguimiento, investigar y denunciar violaciones y abusos de los derechos humanos, así como a desarrollar la capacidad de los asociados de la sociedad civil y las autoridades estatales.

10 December 2016
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

Every year, around 12,000 UN Online Volunteers team up with hundreds of organizations to address sustainable development challenges anywhere in the world.

The UNV Online Volunteering service enables people around the globe to find opportunities posted by civil society organizations, public institutions and UN agencies. By supporting these organizations, volunteers develop their skills and become part of a global online community of peers, sharing the goal of advancing human development.

03 December 2016
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SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

Cada año, alrededor de 12.000 Voluntarios en línea de las Naciones Unidas se unen a cientos de organizaciones para abordar los desafíos por un desarrollo sostenible en cualquier parte del mundo.

03 December 2016
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