SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

Being a UN Volunteer was one of the most meaningful experiences in my life so far, and, being in my eighties, I think that holds some weight. In the early 1990s, having raised a family, already at the end of a successful business career, and well settled into retirement, the unexpected excitement and humility of reaching out to truly touch peoples’ lives showed me that life can always bring the unexpected.

At a gathering with leaders from UNHCR and business associates, I had a conversation that led me to UNV.

03 November 2016
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