SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The celebrations we had in the region were as diverse as they were engaging. In Brazil, we organized a webinar on December 3 for private sector and volunteer-involving organizations to discuss how technology can be used to advance volunteerism. In addition, we convened Blue Room Talks, a forum where UN Volunteers shared their experiences in the field. Learn more through UNV Brazil's Instagram account!
29 December 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
According to the United Nations, women make up 57 per cent of volunteers globally. In the case of Venezuela, at least 60 per cent of the UN Volunteers serving in the country are women. This figure is even higher in the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) in Venezuela, since the agency hosts 20 per cent of the total number of UN Volunteers serving in the country.
17 December 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Fifty years ago, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme was born, with the purpose of contributing to peace and development in the world through volunteerism. 
13 December 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
When people get involved in addressing the problems they face, the solutions are more achievable and sustainable. Today, volunteerism is a crucial factor to face the most painful challenge in the world—the challenge of inequality, the effects of which have become even more profound with the COVID-19 pandemic.
05 December 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
Success stories