United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Volontaires des Nations Unies (VNU)
Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas (VNU)
Freiwilligen Programm der Vereinten Nationen

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Established by authority of General Assembly of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN) Resolution 2659 (XXV) of 7 Dec 1970, and at the request of UN member countries in order to be a development partner of the UN system. Declaration of Sanaa (Yemen) adopted 7-13 Mar 1982. Declaration of Maseru adopted 16-21 Nov 1986. Kathmandu (Nepal) Statement, 1-6 Dec 1991. UNV headquarters moved from Geneva (Switzerland) to Bonn (Germany) in 1996.


Contribute to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide.


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Based in Bonn (Germany). Regional Offices (5); Field Units (about 60). Administered by UNDP.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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