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Through volunteerism and volunteer action, UNV works for peace and development around the world. Here are some examples of how we do it.
  Recent news    
UNV Innovation Space: Co-creating volunteering solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals
10 February 2016
UNV brought together 13 partners from the private sector, governments and other UN agencies in an Innovation Space workshop that was held on 2-3 February 2016.
UNV brought together 13 partners from the private sector, governments and other UN agencies such as UNDP, UNHCR, UNFPA and UNFCCC in an Innovation Space workshop that was held on 2-3 February 2016. Read

  Recent resources    
Sustainable Development Goals: Information and guidance for volunteer organizations
04 November 2015
10 Questions & Answers explain the new Sustainable Development agenda, the role of volunteerism in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and potential activities for volunteers. Read

  Latest factsheet    
UN Volunteer professional profiles : International UN Volunteer
12 January 2016
This professional profile demonstrates the minimum requirements to serve as an international UN Volunteer, and highlights potential assignments, as well as volunteer entitlements.  It features a UN Volunteer Urban Management Specialist providing extensive support in the process of state building that includes helping to build effective and responsive government institutions and conducting surveys to accommodate housing. In addition, the UN Volunteer Urban Management Specialist delivers technical support and develops training programmes in surveys, urban planning and land administration. Read
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