UNV Volunteers
Who we are

UNV is based in Bonn, Germany, with around 150 staff members at headquarters, and 10,921 UN Volunteers deployed in the field in 2021. UNV has an office in New York, six regional offices in Amman, Bangkok, Dakar, Istanbul, Nairobi and Panama City, a liaison office in Tokyo and around 60 Field Units. Toily Kurbanov is our Executive Coordinator.

UNV Strategic Framework 2022-2025
UNV Strategic Framework 2022-2025

The current UNV Strategic Framework covers the period from 2022-2025 and guides the work of the organization towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

UNV Annual Report 2021
UNV Annual Report 2021

The Annual Report 2021 highlights the achievements of UNV and its 10,921 UN Volunteers, who serve across the three pillars of the United Nations system: development, peace and security, and human rights. In recognition of the fiftieth anniversary of UNV, it includes reflections on developments since 1971, when the first UN Volunteers were deployed.

Kenya peace coordinators
Employment & internships

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme publishes its employment and internship opportunities via the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). For UN Volunteer opportunities, kindly visit the Unified Volunteering Platform.

Publications
Thematic Review on Local Peacebuilding
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War in Ukraine – UNV emergency response offer for UN system partners
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UNV Online Volunteering Offer for the UN response in Ukraine
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