SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
When I first arrived in Rwanda, the country went into lockdown as COVID-19 had reached its peak in the country. Hence, I was first deployed to support Rwanda’s National COVID-19 Command Post Centre in Kigali, which coordinates the entire country’s COVID-19 response. I was part of the Technical Advisory Group, where representatives from different partner organizations met and discussed technical responses, including decisions on the number of COVID-19 tests and vaccination roll-out.
25 November 2021
East and Southern Africa
Success stories
Since 1994, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan has supported UNV through the Japan Trust Fund. In addition to supporting the implementation of UNV-executed projects, funding through Japan-UNV Trust Fund has supported the deployment of UN Volunteer specialists and UN University Volunteers, which has contributed to creating an enabling environment to promote global volunteerism for peace and development.
08 November 2021
Partners
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Partners in China have commended the opportunities provided through the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme to Chinese youth to share skills, broaden knowledge and gain exposure to global affairs as UN Volunteers. These sentiments were expressed upon the deployment of the second cohort of UN Volunteers fully funded by China, through a
24 September 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Article
When partners fund UNV’s work they can increase the visibility of their international engagement and promote people-centered development cooperation. In addition to broadening participation by supporting UN Volunteers in their field assignments, funding partners also assist UNV to uphold the value and global recognition of volunteerism. Funding UNV is possible through the UNV Special Voluntary Fund and Full Funding Programme. Special Voluntary Fund
13 September 2021
Global
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
During the mission, Mr Kurbanov reiterated UNV’s support to the priorities of the UN Development System in China, as agreed for the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (2021-2025). Accordingly, UNV will enhance volunteer mobilization and knowledge exchange for the advancement of South-South Cooperation, localization of the SDGs, youth empowerment and environmental protection, among other priority areas of engagement.
30 April 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Article
Kazakhstan contributes to the work of UNV through its Full Funding programme, cost-sharing efforts and support for International Volunteer Day (IVD) and other events. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan is a committed partner, and has been making a financial contribution of US $2,000 to UNV's Special Voluntary Fund (SVF) every year since 2016.
29 April 2021
Partners
Since then, and despite the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic posed on the implementation of the UNV Full Funding Programme, a total of 39 Russian fully funded UN Volunteers have been supporting the development and humanitarian efforts of the UN worldwide.  During 2020, 63 Russian nationals served as UN Volunteers, 27 of them fully funded by the Government.
27 April 2021
Partners
SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
For almost two years, I have been working with the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji. I am part of the inclusive growth team, supporting entrepreneurship, small and micro businesses, livelihoods and innovation in Pacific Island countries and territories. Our unit is relatively small and dynamic, so although my assignment title is in communications and partnerships, I have been engaged in diverse initiatives, together with other team members. For example, I have coordinated entrepreneurship and innovation initiatives, which I implemented with a national UN Volunteer.
29 March 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
In 2021, Spain, represented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will continue to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by deploying 16 Spanish fully funded UN Volunteers worldwide. For instance, these volunteers will support UN efforts to defend human rights, promote gender equality and foster food security in Latin America and Africa. 
24 March 2021
Partners
In 2020, 34 nationals of Luxembourg served as UN Volunteers, 10 of these fully funded by the Government. In addition, the Government of Luxembourg generously sponsored two assignments for nationals of its development cooperation priority countries.
22 March 2021
Partners