United Nations Volunteers

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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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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.
It was obvious that the member countries thought that this was a good time to recognize the work of UNV and of volunteers everywhere.
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.
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.
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.
United Nations Volunteers, which is administered by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hereinafter referred to as UNV hereby invites you to submit a Proposal to this Request for Proposal for 82733_UN Youth Volunteers Learning Review
United Nations agencies partners: UNAIDS - UNFPA - UNV Program
This is the first in a series of missions around the world in which Kraft employees take up assignments with the Bonn-based UNV program under its United Nations International Short Term Advisory Resources (UNISTAR) activities.
Support all other elements for positioning UNV / volunteerism on interagency and inter-governmental discussions on youth including working directly with youth groups at the global level, when appropriate.
Duty station (city, country): Work from home, plus 5 x 4-day missions to UNV in Bonn