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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 10: Reduced inequalities

Inequality is a paradox of our modern society. A 2018 Oxfam International report shows that 26 people own the same wealth as 3.8 billion who make up the poorest half of humanity.

18 July 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

Having previously worked with multiple UN agencies on SDG nationalization and localization process, governance and multi-stakeholder approaches to inclusive development, Delawar believes his work as International UN Volunteer in Baku at the UNDP Country Office is making a real difference.

12 July 2019
Europe and the CIS
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SDG 4: Quality education, SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

Nearly 150 participants from government institutions, academia, and UN agencies attended the launching ceremony. Mr. Wang Jiarui, Chairman of China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Mr. Hang Yuanxiang, Executive Vice Chairman of the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Mr. Olivier Adam, UNV Executive Coordinator, Mr. Zhang Yi, Deputy Director General of CICETE and Mr. Devanand Ramiah, UNDP China Deputy Residence Representative jointly launched the project.

21 June 2019
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
06 June 2019
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SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities

Volunteering is an essential tool for strengthening national capacities, promoting the implementation of development actions and the social inclusion of youth. In this regard, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme helps Member States to create an enabling environment for the promotion of volunteerism and the development of volunteer infrastructures.

10 August 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

Au mois de mai de cette année, l’assemblée générale des Nations Unies a officiellement déclaré que le 30 septembre serait la Journée internationale de la traduction.

29 September 2017
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

In May this year, the UN General Assembly officially declared 30 September, International Translation Day.

29 September 2017
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SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

As a UN Volunteer with the Office of the Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator (DSRSG/RC/HC) at the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), I have had the chance to combine work on coordination, joint communication and planning in the office with capacity development in the field.

23 August 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The Voluntary National Reviews facilitate sharing experiences, successes, challenges and lessons learned, with a view to accelerating the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the achievement of the SDGs. They are voluntary, state-led, undertaken by both developed and developing countries, and ideally involve multiple national stakeholders. The Reports are expected to serve as a basis for the annual reviews by the HLPF.

02 August 2017
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

Quand j’ai été choisie pour la mission de développer des contenus sur les Objectifs de Développement Durable en Colombie, j’étais très enthousiaste. Pendant 17 semaines, je devais créer des publications sur les réseaux sociaux à propos de chacun des 17 ODDs, partager des informations, des faits, des photos, des statistiques et/ou des vidéos sur les ODDs en Colombie. Etant Mexicaine, j’ai aussi inclus des contenus venant de mon pays.


01 August 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean
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