SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions
Community radio plays an important role in communities across the world. Improving this vital means of communication – is what this story from Zimbabwe is all about. Sometimes it's tough to get started. It takes bravery to sit or stand in front of a microphone and broadcast. But that's exactly what a group of volunteers from the Auxeni community radio in Zimbabwe do, with the help of training from national broadcasters.
06 December 2022
East and Southern Africa
Success stories
SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Under the theme of Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages — UNV and UNDP hosted an interactive career mentoring clinic for Jordanian youth at the Heart of Amman Hub on 13 August 2022.
31 October 2022
Arab States
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
Corina Elsa Rueda Borrero testifies that she has always dreamed of working for human rights in a context that needs her the most. Serving in Afghanistan, a country with a long history of armed international conflict and with a complex political scenario, a regular day for her can include meetings with civil society actors or working to confirm the number of casualties after incidents like an explosion, suicide attack, target killing or case of torture.
20 September 2022
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
SDG 1: No poverty, SDG 2: Zero hunger, SDG 5: Gender equality, SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities, SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Communicating for gender equality Shukria Syed (UN Women, South Sudan) – contributing to SDGs 3, 4, 5 & 17) In South Sudan, Shukria Syed is applying her communications skills, as a UN Volunteer,  to help tackle the pressing needs for gender equality in the country. Her assignment with UN Women South Sudan has involved leveraging local means of communication to spread critical information. With her team, she has participated in messaging gender concerns via media platforms such as radio.
05 March 2021
East and Southern Africa
Success stories
The United Nations Volunteer (UNV) Programme and the International Forum for Volunteering in Development (Forum) launched online on Monday October 6 the results of joint research into how volunteers and international volunteer cooperation organizations strengthen governance structures.  The research documents how international volunteering contributes often alongside national and community volunteers to improve public institutions by promoting transparency, information, access and participation.
08 October 2014