UNV Volunteers
Who we are

UNV is based in Bonn, Germany, with around 150 staff members at headquarters, and over 9,400 volunteers deployed in the field in 2020. UNV has an office in New York, six regional offices in Amman, Bangkok, Dakar, Istanbul, Nairobi and Panama City, a liaison office in Tokyo and around 60 Field Units. Toily Kurbanov is our Executive Coordinator.

UNV Strategic Framework 2022-2025
UNV Strategic Framework 2022-2025

The current UNV Strategic Framework covers the period from 2022-2025 and guides the work of the organization towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

UNV Annual Report 2020
UNV Annual Report 2020

The UNV Annual Report 2020, Volunteering in times of crisis, highlights our contributions and results in the year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Explore 9,459 UN Volunteers – 52 per cent of these women – delivered results in all five pillars of sustainable development: planet, people, prosperity, peace and partnerships.

Kenya peace coordinators
Employment & internships

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme publishes its employment and internship opportunities via the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

War in Ukraine – UNV emergency response offer for UN system partners
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UNV Online Volunteering Offer for the UN response in Ukraine
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Stories behind 50 years of volunteerism in West and Central Africa
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