SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

I was selected as a UN Online Volunteer for a project in which we developed content on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and spread it on social networks. I was already volunteering at an electronic newspaper and I asked for the authorization to use my weekly column to give the campaign more visibility. Every week I shared a general overview about the designated SDG, addressing the main point of the goal, the objectives, the global and regional context and, lastly, the Brazilian reality.

06 February 2017
Latin America and the Caribbean
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The day I received an alert for an online volunteering opportunity with the UNV Latin American and the Caribbean Portfolio, I had already applied for different assignments throughout the years. My happiness was immense. My perseverance gave me the possibility to collaborate, not only contributing with knowledge about the reality of my own country, Venezuela, but also with other groups and situations in other latitudes, in this case Nicaragua.

20 December 2016
Latin America and the Caribbean
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SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

Maria Paula Fernandez Morel is a UN Online Volunteer Spanish Translator with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Argentina. 

19 October 2016
Latin America and the Caribbean
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A fully redesigned website for our Online Volunteering service was launched on July 15, 2016. Music: Purple planet (http://www.purple-planet.com/).

15 July 2016
Videos
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire:  In June 2014, 500 highly qualified and committed young Africans arrived in the United States to participate in the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Among them was UN Online Youth Volunteer Jordan Sera from Côte d’Ivoire.

Launched by President Barack Obama in 2010,YALI is a United States Department of State initiative aimed at educating and promoting networking among young African leaders. This includes a fellowship to study in the United States for several weeks.

29 December 2014
Sub-Saharan Africa
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Skardu, Pakistan: I first connected with GRACE Association Pakistan in 2007 through the UNV Online Volunteering service. At the time, GRACE Association was seeking proposal-writing support for its early childhood development programming in Skardu, Baltistan. Through this opportunity, I learned about the community of Skardu and the surrounding areas.
 

21 November 2011
Asia and the Pacific
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