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 13: Climate change

Faced with the challenges caused by climate change, 194 countries have come together and created the Green Climate Fund (GCF), through which they hope to mobilize funds to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions (mitigation) and to achieve the adaptation of vulnerable populations in developing countries.

05 June 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean
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SDG 13: Climate change

Faced with the challenges caused by climate change, 194 countries have come together and created the Green Climate Fund (GCF), through which they hope to mobilize funds to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions (mitigation) and to achieve the adaptation of vulnerable populations in developing countries.

05 June 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean
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SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 15: Life on land, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

UNV and the crocodile skin industry? This surely was different from what most UNV assignments revolved around. Jerome Montague’s description of assignment reads as follows:

To fully understand what this assignment is about, one must look at the bigger picture. Papua New Guinea achieved independence from Australia in 1975 and was needed to establish its own economy.

01 March 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean
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SDG 2: Zero hunger

Selon les différentes projections existantes, le Sénégal est particulièrement touché par le recul de la pluviométrie et l’augmentation des températures. La saisonnalité des pluies change également avec une occurrence accrue des pluies précoces et des pluies tardives. Tous ces éléments viennent exacerber les problèmes auxquels le monde rural doit déjà faire face, à savoir subvenir aux besoins d’une population croissante dans un milieu incertain.

07 November 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 2: Zero hunger

The Global Environment Facility project on which I am working endorses the "farmer-field-school" approach to train farmers in how to adapt to climate change. It is an outdoor school where learning and sharing takes place through hands-on practical training.

07 November 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 2: Zero hunger

El proyecto del Fondo para el Medio Ambiente Mundial en el que estoy trabajando apoya el enfoque de la “Escuela de Campo para Agricultores” con el fin de formar a los agricultores en formas de adaptación al cambio climático. Se trata de una escuela al aire libre donde el aprendizaje y el intercambio tienen lugar mediante una formación práctica.

07 November 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 2: Zero hunger

LA REALIDAD: CRISIS ALIMENTARIA EN SOMALIA, SUDÁN DEL SUR, YEMEN Y NIGERIA


La realidad de la hambruna creciente persiste entre algunos de los grupos de personas más vulnerables del planeta en el este de África y más allá. Habiendo sufrido ya los efectos de la guerra civil, la pobreza y el terrorismo, la necesidad creciente de ayuda humanitaria continúa aumentando en Somalia, Sudán del Sur, Yemen y el norte de Nigeria (artículo en inglés).

10 July 2017
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SDG 2: Zero hunger

THE STARK REALITY: FOOD CRISIS IN SOMALIA, SOUTH SUDAN, YEMEN AND NIGERIA


The reality of the escalating famine lingers among some of the world’s most vulnerable groups of people in Eastern Africa, and beyond. Having already endured the effects of civil war, poverty, and terrorism, the intensifying need for humanitarian assistance continues to increase throughout Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen, and northern Nigeria.


10 July 2017
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SDG 2: Zero hunger

LA SOMALIE, LE SOUDAN DU SUD, LE YÉMEN ET LE NIGERIA FRAPPÉS PAR LA CRISE ALIMENTAIRE


10 July 2017
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