UNV engages and partners with stakeholders, including UN Member States, the UN system and volunteer-involving organizations, to achieve globally-agreed goals related to peace and development. UN Volunteers facilitate effective and inclusive engagement with civil society and community groups, transfer skills and experience across countries of the South and enable the grassroots mobilization of yet more volunteers.
We are volunteering for the world we want.
The UNV Annual Report: Volunteering for the World We Want depicts the work and achievements of UN Volunteers in addressing the challenges of peace and sustainable human development. This report highlights UNV’s partnerships and results, and attests to the commitment, creativity and talent of our UN Volunteers, UN Youth Volunteers and UN Online Volunteers.
Watch out our UN Day volunteer action video from Kladanj!
Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkPQaSrefjo&feature=youtu.be
This year, United Nations Day has been celebrated in Bosnia and Herzegovina with a series of voluntary actions under the joint heading For CoUNtless DAYs of Play and Joy. Over 300 local volunteers, employees of United Nations agencies and members of civil society organisations have all joined forces to help set up and improve playgrounds that cater for more than 2,000 children and citizens in Doboj, Sanski Most, Kladanj, Čelinac and Šamac.
Voluntary actions on the UN Day included setting up and equipping playgrounds in Doboj, Sanski Most, Čelinac and Kladanj, as well as landscaping in Alžirac social-housing community in the municipality of Šamac. The voluntary actions have been financially supported by the Embassy of Romania in the amount of 40,000 USD whereas the materials and working hours have been contributed by the volunteers and the UN agencies.
Our flash mob video is out! Follow the link and check out our dance steps!
On 21st September UNV`s local volunteers have marked International day of peace by performing a flash mob in front of BBI center in Sarajevo. This day is celebrated in the whole world with an unique goal of spreading universal peace message and unity among all people.
You want to become more active? Volunteering is your choice? Sign up our on-line registration form and become a member of UNV BiH Local Volunteer Pool!