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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.
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Country Overview: UN Volunteers in Lesotho
01 August 2015
Since 1972, the United Nations Volunteers programme (UNV) in Lesotho has been active in a number of areas, including agriculture, community and rural development, infrastructure development, health care and employment creation. Read
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Researches and case studies on The 2015 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report
The 2015 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report titled “Transforming Governance” explored the numerous ways that volunteers contribute to enhanced voice and participation, accountability, and responsiveness in many different countries and contexts. The report identified key strategies used by volunteers at local, national and international levels to engage with governments and other actors who influence governance. Read

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Overview: UNV Conditions of Service for international UN Volunteers
12 December 2014
The Overview Conditions of Service for international UN Volunteers highlights the major policy changes particularly relevant to current and prospective international UN Volunteers that are contained in the new Conditions of Service taking effect on 1 March 2015.
Bonn, Germany: The Overview on UNV Conditions of Service for international UN Volunteers (ICOS) highlights major policy changes that are particularly relevant to current and prospective UN Volunteers. The new ICOS takes effect on 1 March 2015. Read
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