Your actions count in the communities that have benefited from your hard work and they count for us. So, what do you volunteer for?
UNV co-leads the global dialogue on partnerships with civil society and supports national dialogues through its volunteers
The UNDG Dialogues on the implementation of the post-2015 development agenda continue the global conversation. Consultations in 2013 focused on “what” should go in the new agenda; in 2014, six dialogues focus on “how” the new agenda should be implemented. More about UNV and the dialogues
Choose your priorities for a better world
UNV supports MY World as a contribution to make
the post-2015 consultations truly inclusive
MY World is the UN global survey asking people to select their development priorities. Votes will be collected until 2015 and will inform global decision-makers in the formulation of the new development goals that will succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after 2015. Volunteers for MY World | MY World results
UNV votes for MY World
Post-2015 National Actions
Post-2015 Global Debate
UNV supports the global conversation for the development of the post-2015 framework and sustainable development goals (SDGs). In this context, volunteerism as a form of civic engagement, is increasingly recognized as a key complementary mechanism for social, economic and environmental transformation.
Why tweet #actioncounts
It's about being heard by the right people at the right time. Volunteers around the world can sometimes feel that their contribution to society goes unnoticed. Now is the perfect time to be heard, and where better to do it than at the meeting aiming to set goals for the way we will live on this planet over the next decades. We invite all volunteers—present, past and future—to sign in to our website. We want to see and celebrate what you are doing. We want to keep you informed on upcoming events, opportunities and best practices. Everyone is invited to join in, from individuals to entire organizations. Share your stories with us. Build a community. Show the world volunteering matters. Your #actioncounts.
The latest stories received on the website:
Education for girls in Pakistan
In whole area where we live there was just one intermediate college and girls could hardly attend that college because of the cultural context. I discussed with my friends and they agreed and we opened an intermediate college. We run…Read more...
Nutrición, Salud Mental y Embarazo - Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina
Durante la maternidad la capacidad biológica y psicológica de la madre se ve fuertemente exigida y en el período postnatal enfrenta la mayor dificultad: cuidar a su hijo. Prevenir adecuadamente los problemas de relación psicofisiológica del niño con su madre…Read more...
UNV Lesotho - IVD 2014 report
This report documents the activities of IVD 2014 in Lesotho, focusing on local participation of youth and volunteers involving organizations (VIOs) in the Kingdom. The report highlights the on the key issues of partnerships and local participation through youth groups…Read more...
Blood drive led by Youth Acting in the Community
We are having a blood drive in our school and the blood drive is credited to a 3-year old who is fighting for his life. He has Pearson's syndrome. His mother is a teacher at our school. The younger students…Read more...
CoderDojo programmes in Romania
CoderDojo is a volunteer-driven, free and open access computer programming education concept. Country-wide, in the 12 Romanian local dojos implementing the concept, about 90 volunteer mentors and organizers organize a total of 400 weekly events per year, benefiting more than…Read more...
Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone
EngAyde is a collaborative effort of concerned Sierra Leoneans that volunteer their time brokering information that will influence decisions and actions to end the fight against Ebola in our beloved country.Our work is essentially about connecting, catalysing, influencing decisions and…Read more...
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