SDG 13: Climate change

SDG 13: Climate change

UNV Assignment Title

Forestry Expert

05 November 2017
Europe and the CIS
Special calls
SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 15: Life on land

UNV Assignment Title

Social Financing Specialist

Type of Assignment

International UN Volunteer

UNV Focus Area

Basic social services

04 November 2017
Asia and the Pacific
Special calls
SDG 13: Climate change

UNV Assignment Title

Mangroves and Coastal Ecosystem Conservation Specialist

22 October 2017
Asia and the Pacific
Special calls
SDG 1: No poverty, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 13: Climate change

Just from the other side of the San Juanico bridge in Leyte, lives a man named Oscar, a local resident of Samar, the first island to be struck by typhoon Haiyan in November 2013. Despite the aftermath conditions and turmoil that surrounded him, Oscar remained optimistic and decided he would find a way to serve his community.

19 October 2017
Asia and the Pacific
Our stories
SDG 13: Climate change

In March 2015 there was huge excitement as UN Member States agreed on the first of the three core 2030 development agendas - the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR).

13 October 2017
Our stories
SDG 13: Climate change

Six years ago, Japan faced a paralysing triple disaster: a massive earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdowns that forced 470,000 people to evacuate from more than 80 towns, villages, and cities. While in some coastal cities, no-one was killed by waves that reached up to 60 feet; in others, up to ten percent of the population lost their lives.

13 October 2017
Our stories
SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure, SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 13: Climate change

The online space features original research, new insights, and opportunities to collaborate in the lead up to the 2018 launch of State of the World's Volunteerism Report. It pulls together a picture of what is happening in the world in terms of volunteering and brings together the voices of key players in peace and development efforts.  What are the latest trends in volunteering? What is the contribution of the work that volunteers around the world are doing? What do experts, government officials, volunteers have to say about taking volunteerism forward?

13 October 2017
News
SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

UN Climate Change, in collaboration with United Nations Volunteers (UNV), is conducting an ambitious and innovative campaign to mobilize over 650 volunteers to assist in the delivery of this year’s conference.

The call for volunteers has attracted a flood of interest. Since registration opened on Monday 18 September, over 4,000 applications have been submitted.

This is the first time that volunteerism has been integrated into the planning and delivery of UN climate conferences on such a large scale.

27 September 2017
News
SDG 13: Climate change

In partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) deployed 41 national and international UN Volunteers, 5 of them UN Youth Volunteers, to serve in environmental initiatives in Africa. Youth volunteers are the backbone of environmental action, raising awareness on climate change, responsible consumption and production, and preservation of land, forests and water resources.

09 August 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa
Our stories
SDG 2: Zero hunger, SDG 13: Climate change

I am currently serving as an international UN Youth Volunteer in Agricultural Economics with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Hanoi, Viet Nam. I’m one of the six UN Youth Volunteers fully funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic in 2017.

13 June 2017
Asia and the Pacific
Our stories