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Research shows that millions of young people around the world are ready and willing to provide leadership and inspiration in global peace and development, yet they face vulnerabilities and challenges. United Nations Volunteers (UNV), the UN organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide, has established a programme for young volunteers. Through this programme, UNV mobilizes thousands of young volunteers to support the work of the United Nations around the world.

23 October 2015
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United Nations Volunteers (UNV) is the UN organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. The organization recognizes the role of individuals, societies and communities in building lasting peace for themselves and promotes volunteerism as a valuable and essential means. Through the worldwide deployment of UN Volunteers, UNV responds fast and infallibly when its UN partner agencies need to increase their effectiveness in addressing peacebuilding needs.

20 October 2015
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United Nations Volunteers (UNV), the UN organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide, has established volunteer schemes that have given the opportunity to hundreds of thousands of volunteers to contribute at the community and national level. National volunteers are able to make lasting, positive changes in their communities and countries.

20 October 2015
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Sustainable development requires that disaster risks are reduced and communities are better prepared for response and recovery. United Nations Volunteers (UNV) is the UN organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. As part of its mission, UNV supports global efforts to reduce the impact of disasters by working at national and community level to support disaster prevention and risk reduction strategies. UN Volunteers actively support governments and local communities with disaster risk reduction and prevention efforts.

20 October 2015
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United Nations Volunteers (UNV), the UN organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide, partners with governments to deliver essential services, such as education, sanitation, training and health care. Strengthening access to basic social services not only improves every day life, but also moves communities closer to achieving peace and sustainable development.

20 October 2015
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