SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Most people remember where they were when the disaster struck. I was serving as UNV Programme Officer in Timor-Leste at the time, where hundreds of international UN Volunteers supported the nation-building efforts of the then-newest member of the United Nations family. On home leave celebrating Christmas with my family in Germany on that very day, I felt the urge to support the people in the affected areas.
07 October 2021
Asia and the Pacific
In 2020, 29 Czech nationals served as UN Volunteers, 17 of whom were funded by the Government of the Czech Republic. The Government also provides a contribution to UNV’s Special Voluntary Fund (SVF), a flexible resource to implement UNV’s Strategic Framework.