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United Nations Volunteers

A program of the United Nations that encourages volunteerism. It recruits volunteers throughout the world who are placed in various development programs depending on their skills and the UN's needs. It also assists NGOs in finding volunteers for their programs. United Nations Volunteers began in 1971.
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Outcomes: UNV is implementing its new strategic framework 2014-2017 to enhance and strengthen the integration of volunteerism for development and peace.
With this report, the UNV has recognised volunteerism as an essential component for the sustainable and equitable progress of communities and nations.
Behind its lofty humanitarian ambitions, the UNV aims to relieve some national governments of their provision of public services and obligations to plan and steer.
In 2004, the UNV program mobilized some 7,300 volunteers, representing 166 nationalities, who served in 140 countries.
He is helping us by traveling around the world to talk about the importance of volunteerism and the UNV program.
The exhibition included participation from different organizations and partners including UNV Program, Sudan University, Plan Sudan, National Archives, 30 artists and writers, Babiker Badri Scientific Association for Women Studies, CAFA and other NGOs.
He quit work at a trading house and became the UNV ambassador to help realize his son's wish to bring peace to Cambodia and other parts of the world.
Contract awarded for The copnsultancy will cover;A detailed study of time and money spent by UNV on various volunteer management activities both in UNV HQ in Bonn and in the UNV Field Units for approval by UNV s Institutional Effectiveness Performance Team (IEPT).
During the meeting, His Highness Shaikh Isa reviewed with the UNV Executive Coordinator areas of cooperation and coordination between Kingdom of Bahrain and United Nations Volunteers programme to elevate the volunteering work in Bahrain.
Leticia Troncoso, UNV Program Officer, "Throughout 2009, a total of 70 UNV volunteers were working in Egypt in 11 different sectors," said Troncoso, "this is definitely an increase from when we first started.
The team will arrive East Timor this coming weekend," Dale Gilles, manager of the UNV in Cambodia, said.
UNV is looking for Long Term Agreements (LTA) with two vendors to provide remote support consultancy services on demand related to PowerPivot/SSAS and DAX up to a yearly total maximum of 160 hours.