The Plan of Action to Integrate Volunteering into the 2030 Agenda is a framework under the auspices of the United Nations through which Governments, United Nations entities, volunteer-involving organizations, private sector, civil society including academia and other stakeholders come together to integrate volunteerism into the planning and implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by: Eligible partners are: UN entities, Governmental or other public institutions, and Civil Society Organizations. [11] UN Volunteers help to organize and run local and national elections and support a large number of peacekeeping and humanitarian projects. The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is a United Nations organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. You must first create your profile in the UNV Global Talent Pool to apply. While UNV makes every attempt to ensure that information is up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information contained on the website for any purpose. Executive Coordinators of UNV, their nationalities and their time in the role: UNV directly mobilizes on average 7,000 people as UN Volunteers every year nationally and internationally, with 80 per cent coming from Global South, and, as of 2020, 50 per cent volunteering within their own countries. Some assignments are not published because they are filled by candidates whose profiles are matched directly from our Global Talent Pool. benefits from the continuous support of UN Online Volunteers. Online volunteers mobilized through the Online Volunteering service are volunteers for the organization with which they collaborate. In 1996, the headquarters moved to Bonn, Germany, specifically to Haus Carstanjen. In 2012 UNV launched the Volunteer Action Counts campaign to tell the world about the impact of volunteering by documenting the actions of volunteers across the globe. Please provide your e-mail and we will send you instructions to create a new one. Online volunteering is fast, easy – and most of all, effective. This plan aims at integrating volunteering in peace and development policies and programmes through a strategic and collective long-term approach that matches the period of SDG implementation.[18]. The report presents new evidence on the role of volunteerism in strengthening community resilience. UNV was originally headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Online volunteering allows organizations and volunteers to team up to address sustainable development challenges – anywhere in the world, from any device. UNV embraces volunteerism as universal and inclusive, and recognizes volunteerism in its diversity as well as the values that sustain it: free will, commitment, engagement and solidarity. they do not receive a contract from UNV as such, and do not receive a VLA. Volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling development challenges, and it can transform the pace and nature of development. The 2018 State of the World's Volunteerism Report The thread that binds was launched on 18 July 2018 during the 2018 High Level Political Forum in New York, United States. In 2019, over 13,000 people volunteers with the Online Volunteering service attracted applications from numerous qualified volunteers. Volunteers will be instrumental in this process. UNV co-led the dialogues on partnerships with civil society and was strongly engaged in the dialogues on participatory monitoring for accountability. By suggesting how volunteerism can be taken forward, the SWVR also provides an alternative vision of a better society. Over 64 million actions were counted by the time the Rio+20 summit took place — a "remarkable testament to bottom-up, grassroots commitment" yet one more demonstration of how Rio+20 is mobilizing a global movement for change, as UN Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon, said to the United Nations General Assembly in 2012. The estimates shown on this web page are merely for the purpose of budget preparation and may change from time to time.