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Kenya

UN Volunteers support joint COVID-19 response in Kenya

Over the last few months, the Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, has emerged as the defining global health crisis of our time. COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact on almost all countries across...

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Peru

Herramientas Comunitarias para la Prevención

La caja de herramientas comunitarias en gestión del riesgo de desastres recoge diez experiencias significativas implementadas los últimos años por los proyectos de PNUD con apoyo de la Comisión...

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Sudan

Youth for peacebuilding and conflict resolution in Sudan

UN Volunteers in Sudan, in collaboration with UNDP Sudan, other UN agencies and International Youth Forum celebrated International Youth Day in Khartoum, under the theme ‘Youth4Peace'. The...

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Syria + 1 more

UNV's response to the Syria crisis

As the Syria crisis enters its seventh year, 13.5 million people require humanitarian assistance. 375 UN Volunteers are currently serving in countries neighbouring Syria, mostly as part of the...

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Syria

Syrians rebuilding Syria–one volunteer at a time

Toily Kurbanov, Deputy Executive Coordinator for Management Support: Last month, I had the privileged to visit Damascus. I saw a city where mortar shells can be felt shaking window frames; yet also...

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