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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
Plan of Action for Integrating Volunteerism into Peace and Development

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The UN Resolution "Integrating volunteering into peace and development: the plan of action for the next decade and beyond", adopted by consensus by the UN General Assembly in November 2015, recognises that volunteering can be a powerful means of implementation for the SDGs.

Volunteerism and the Global Goals

It simply is not possible to attain the Sustainable Development Goals without a wide range of people engaged at all stages, at all levels, at all times. Volunteerism is a powerful means for bringing more people into the fold. Volunteerism is already expanding the space in which we achieve the future we want...

State of the World's Volunteerism Report

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Every three years UNV produces the State of the World’s Volunteerism Report, a flagship UN publication designed to strengthen understanding on volunteerism and demonstrate its universality, scope and reach in the twenty-first century

Our campaigns

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International Volunteer Day 2019 International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2019 highlights volunteers contributing to inclusion, and Sustainable Development Goal 10, reducing inequality...
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International Volunteer Day 2019 International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2019 highlights volunteers contributing to inclusion, and Sustainable Development Goal 10, reducing inequality...
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International Volunteer Day 2018 International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2018 recognizes volunteers worldwide – with a special focus on local community volunteers – who contribute to...
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International Volunteer Day 2018 International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2018 recognizes volunteers worldwide – with a special focus on local community volunteers – who contribute to...
International Volunteer Day 2017 Our campaign for International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2017, “Volunteers Act First. Here. Everywhere.”, celebrated worldwide on December 5, is a...