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Organizations and volunteers working together for peace and development

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Online volunteering allows organizations and volunteers to team up to address sustainable development challenges – anywhere in the world, from any device. Online volunteering is fast, easy – and most of all, effective. When skilled, passionate individuals join forces online with great organizations working toward sustainable development goals, everyone wins. Find out how
putting skills into action

So many ways to volunteer

  • Writing and editing (41)
  • Translation (30)
  • Art and design (29)
  • Project development and management (14)
  • Research (11)
  • Technology development (10)
  • Outreach and advocacy (9)
  • Community organizing (5)
  • Teaching and training (4)
  • Administration (4)
  • Event organization (3)
  • Leadership & strategy (2)
  • Volunteer management (2)
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Proof in numbers

Online volunteering is a force for global development

  •     12,000

    12,000

    online volunteers per year
  •     60%

    60%

    people from developing countries
  •     187

    187

    countries engaged in online volunteering
  •     94%

    94%

    satisfaction of organizations and volunteers
Organizations + Volunteers = ❤︎

Meet the organizations and volunteers working for peace and development

  • "Not only did online volunteers provide an excellent service to the UN, but also gained significant knowledge and experience, making it a win-win situation."

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    Vincenzo Aquaro
    UN DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
  • "The cohesion, encouragement and inspiration of the team of volunteers have been immense. My online collaboration is easily on par with that of a face-to-face setting."

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    Kirthi Jayakumar
    UN ONLINE VOLUNTEER
  • "AGRIPO gained unprecedented visibility in the field of innovation thanks to the support of UN Online Volunteers."

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    Flore Ngo-Samnick
    AGRIPO
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