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
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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
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El 5 de diciembre, Día Internacional de los Voluntarios en todo el mundo y Día Nacional del Voluntariado en República Dominicana desde 2013, Mildred Clementine Samboy, Voluntaria de la ONU nacional, recibió el premio Voluntariado Solidario por su larga trayectoria de servicio voluntario a favor del desarrollo de República Dominicana.

20 January 2014
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La Oficina del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos (OACNUDH) en Guatemala presentó un estudio en abril sobre la defensa de los derechos humanos en las comunidades Q’echi’s de Guatemala, con aportaciones de Voluntarias de las Naciones Unidas que realizaron visitas de monitoreo y recopilaron información sobre los derechos humanos en las comunidades de Q’echi’s.

04 July 2013
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peacebuilding, Germany

Chaque année, le programme des Volontaires des Nations Unies (VNU) mobilise près de 7000 volontaires qui travaillent dans environ 130 pays pour les programmes de paix et de développement de l'ONU. L'ONUDC bénéficie ainsi du soutien d'une douzaine de Volontaires des Nations Unies dans ses bureaux régionaux d'Afrique de l'Est, d'Asie du Sud-Est et d'Amérique Latine, entre autres.

06 May 2013
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La protection et la promotion des droits humains constituent une priorité de la diplomatie française. Celle-ci est engagée à travers le monde pour l’abolition de la peine de mort, la lutte contre l’impunité, les détentions arbitraires et les disparitions forcées ou encore le respect des droits des femmes. Agissant dans un cadre multilatéral, elle s’efforce de porter ce message en collaboration avec les agences des Nations Unies spécialisées, notamment le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies aux Droits de l’Homme (HCDH).

30 April 2013
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africaine, africaine, peacebuilding

UN Online Volunteer Steve Tierney, an Australian designer, created a poster that called for students across Cambodia to participate in an essay contest, sharing their ideas about how to prevent violence against women and promote gender equality and human rights.

About 350 students participated in the contest, which was organized by UN Women Cambodia in collaboration with the Paññasastra University of Cambodia.  More than 200 students attended the award ceremony on 5 December 2011, during which the 5 winners read their essays.

08 March 2012
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peacebuilding
10 December 2011
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peacebuilding, peacebuilding, PBSO, PBSO, Monusco, Monusco

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme have created a legal support website in Tashkent which is run by pro-bono legal clinicians and is designed to help the city’s residents obtain the legal advice and support they require.

While a number of legal clinics are currently operating in the city, staffed by law students with the support of UNDP and their academic institutions, they lack the resources and tools required to address the needs of their clients.

10 December 2011
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peacebuilding

Christina Papadopoulou has been working with the UN Human Rights office (OHCHR) in Guatemala since 2008. She is a UN Volunteer who has chosen “to serve society and promote ideals such as social justice and equality.”
Christina is one of the nearly 8,000 UN Volunteers mobilized every year by the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme. This year UNV and its stakeholders mark the tenth anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10).

10 December 2011
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In Honduras, the UNAIDS Volunteer Network was founded through the initiative of international UN Volunteer Michela Polesana, who is assigned to the office of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). The network promotes social activities aiming to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and human rights, and set up a documentation centre in the UNAIDS office.

01 December 2011
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Adélise Gobillot du Royaume de Belgique donne un appui technique au Programme Conjoint des Nations Unies contre le VIH/SIDA (ONUSIDA) comme Volontaire des Nations Unies stagiaire à Rabat, au Maroc.

01 December 2011
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