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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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UNV Deputy EC visits UNV Civil Engineers clearing quake debris in Nepal
13 July 2015
UNV DEC Rosemary Kalapurakal meets national UNV Civil Engineers managing debris clearance in Irkhu, Nepal. (Kamal Raj Sigdel, UNDP, 2015)
UNV Deputy Executive Coordinator, Rosemary Kalapurakal, accompanied by UNDP Country Director, Renaud Meyer, visited the quake-affected cities of Irkhu and Chautara in the district of Sindhupalchowk during a recent visit to Nepal. She met 24 of the 84 national UNV Civil Engineers deployed in Nepal since the quake and saw them in action managing debris removal and demolitions. 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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