SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
19 October 2021
West and Central Africa
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SDG 1: No poverty, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Latin America is the region with the most economic inequality in the world. Some 80 per cent of the population work in the informal economy sector, not profiting from basic services like social security programmes. According to the UNDP report, Volunteerism to foster development: concepts and prototypes (2021), 22 per cent do not have access to clean water, 34 per cent do not have an internet connection, and 45 per cent are excluded from financial services, such as bank accounts.
17 October 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
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SDG 3: Good health and well-being, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
I began my UN Volunteer assignment in December 2020, when we were facing the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic in numerous ways. Many were experiencing physical and mental challenges, yet there was not much space to discuss these.
10 October 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Mme/Mr Chairman, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates,
06 October 2021
Global
Success stories
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
As part of the next State of the World’s Volunteerism Report, UNV commissioned a study based on original multi-country quantitative data to understand patterns of volunteer participation during the global COVID-19 pandemic, volunteer motivations and experiences, and what these might mean for people’s voluntary participation.
06 July 2021
Global
Article
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Even before the pandemic, millions of people took to the streets to make their voices heard.
29 June 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean
Article
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Today, we live in a world without borders: we are currently experiencing a global pandemic which does not follow borders; international terrorism does not follow borders; climate change does not follow borders. To address these borderless problems, you must have citizens across the world who are equally borderless and conscious about supporting the planet. I believe this is where volunteering plays a significant role and that we must invest in a future for these responsible citizens.
17 June 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Volunteers and Volunteerism
10 June 2021
Global
Success stories
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The event was arranged within the new innovative partnership between the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, UN Development Programme (UNDP), Beijing Volunteer Service Federation (BVF) and China International Centre for Economic and Technical Exchanges (CICETE) "Promoting Sustainable Urban Development through Volunteer Service for the Beijing Winter Olympics". The main goal of the partnership is to accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the establishmen
10 June 2021
Asia and the Pacific
Article
SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
From the mid-1990s to the early 2000s, the Mano River Basin sub-region of West Africa was torn by civil wars that started in Liberia, and soon spread to neighboring countries. With all of West Africa under the threat of destabilization, the UN Security Council deployed six peacekeeping operations across the region from 1993 to 2018, to help build peace and protect local populations.
28 May 2021
West and Central Africa
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