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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

Simon serves as the Associate Project Officer at the institute, which follows Gandhi's principles – inclusion and non-violence.

During his assignment, Simon has been working on three projects, with a focus on empowering the young generation and training their independent thinking skills by asking them to solve real, tough global issues. 

23 February 2017
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
SDG 4: Quality education, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities

Une réunion internationale de représentants des Nations Unies s'est tenue à Helsinki les 23 et 24 janvier, afin de débattre et trouver un accord sur un projet d’aide global dans le but d’apporter du soutien à une Syrie déchirée par le conflit. Les Volontaires des Nations Unies jouent un rôle essentiel dans la réponse faite à cette crise humanitaire.

02 February 2017
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
SDG 4: Quality education, SDG 5: Gender equality

UN Volunteers Roselyn Owour, Epher Welavunuka, Petronila Khagai, Anne Munene and Jennifer Kibicho held a sensitization session with school girls to raise awareness about gender equality, the importance of going to school and not missing classes, and the challenges facing girls around the world.

The school - World Hope Academy in the Kawangware slum in Nairobi - has a total student capacity of 400 children, most of them coming from poor families that live in the slums.

20 December 2016
Sub-Saharan Africa
Success stories
SDG 4: Quality education, SDG 5: Gender equality

Nairobi, Kenya: Les Volontaires de l'ONU Roselyn Owour, Epher Welavunuka, Petronila Khagai, Anne Munene et Jennifer Kibicho ont tenu une séance de sensibilisation avec les écolières pour parler de l'égalité entre les sexes et de l'importance d'aller à l'école et aux cours.

L'école - World Hope Academy (Académie mondiale de l'espoir) située dans le bidonville de Kawangware à Nairobi - accueille 400 enfants, dont la plupart sont issues de familles pauvres, vivant dans les bidonvilles.

20 December 2016
Sub-Saharan Africa
Success stories
SDG 4: Quality education

Rachel Ahmed Saadi is a UN Volunteer English Teacher with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in Lebanon.

19 October 2016
Arab States
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SDG 4: Quality education

Etab, Rachel and Khaled are Palestinian refugees born and raised in Lebanon. They have been assigned as national UN Volunteers teachers of English and Arabic to Syrian-born Palestinian Refugees (PRS) pupils. Fleeing the Syrian conflict, the pupils are temporarily settled with their families in Lebanon.

19 October 2016
Arab States
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SDG 1: No poverty, SDG 4: Quality education, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

Goma, République démocratique du Congo (RDC): Basé depuis juillet 2015 à Goma dans l’est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), mon rôle est de promouvoir les contributions pour la paix et la cohésion sociale des 500 Volontaires ONU en affectation au sein de la mission de l’organisation des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation en RD Congo (MONUSCO) et des différentes agences de l’ONU.

21 September 2016
Sub-Saharan Africa
Success stories