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, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

As part of a team, Louise works on the implementation of two counter-trafficking projects, which strengthens the knowledge and capacity of the government to respond to trafficking. The projects include awareness raising in communities, which aims at informing community members about trafficking and related risks.

28 November 2019
Europe and the CIS
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

This session will bring together youth from across Africa, leaders in government, development partners and relevant stakeholders to explore the role of volunteerism and civic engagement in community and national development.

More specifically, the session will engage participants in discussions around youth engagement. It will also showcase exemplary and impactful models related to youth engagement in social accountability (including young people with disabilities), and the youth volunteering and mentoring model, which involves pairing international youth volunteers for learning.

11 October 2019
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SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure, SDG 13: Climate change, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The Protocol does this by establishing more predictable conditions for access as well as ensuring benefit sharing when genetic resources leave the country. Furthermore, the Protocol creates incentives to conserve and sustainably use genetic resources, enhancing the contribution of biodiversity to development and human wellbeing.


Despite being one of the first countries to have ratified the Protocol, Rwanda’s progress towards domesticating the Nagoya Protocol has been slow to pick up momentum.


27 August 2019
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 13: Climate change

International Women’s Day 2018 revolves around the theme “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”– women going on the streets, women fighting in their communities, women coming together for their rights. This is happening as much in big capitals of the world as in small communities and villages.

07 March 2018
Sub-Saharan Africa
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SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

Le YouthConnekt Africa Summit (YCA) offre aux partenaires du développement une occasion unique de se retrouver sous un même toit afin de discuter des interventions en faveur de l’autonomisation des jeunes, preuves à l’appui.

21 July 2017
News

Kigali, Rwanda: C’est en coopération avec 22 autres pays d’Afrique que One UN a tenu des consultations au Rwanda dans le but d’établir un programme national de développement pour l’après-2015 lors d’un débat ouvert et inductif. L’idée première était donc de faciliter un processus de visualisation basé sur l’expérience et les idées des peuples pour l’avenir du monde dans lequel ils souhaitent vivre.

05 September 2013
Sub-Saharan Africa
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Kigali, Rwanda: En cooperación con otros 22 países de África, la iniciativa Una ONU en Rwanda ha celebrado una serie de consultas al objeto de formular una agenda para el desarrollo después de 2015 en la que se implique el país. El objetivo de las consultas era estimular un debate inclusivo y participativo sobre la agenda para el desarrollo después de 2015. La idea era facilitar un proceso de consulta basado en las experiencias e ideas de las personas sobre el futuro del mundo en el que quieren vivir.


05 September 2013
Sub-Saharan Africa
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Kigali, Rwanda: In cooperation with 22 other African countries, the One UN in Rwanda held consultations in order to formulate a nationally owned post-2015 development agenda. The objective of the consultations was to stimulate an inclusive, bottom-up debate on the post-2015 development agenda. The idea was thus to facilitate a visioning process, which is based on people’s experiences and ideas for the future of the world they want to live in.

05 September 2013
Sub-Saharan Africa
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Kigali, Rwanda: Every child has the right to play! (Art.31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.) It seems so obvious; yet there are more than seven hundred million children who have never known what play means. That is about a quarter of all the world's children!

20 November 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa
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