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UNV Strategic Framework
Abstract:
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programmer was established by the United Nations General Assembly (GA) in December 1970 through resolution 2659 (XXV). It began operations in January 1971, administered by the United Nations Development Programmer (UNDP). UNV was created as the GA acknowledged that, “voluntary service in development assistance activities… can make a substantial contribution to their success by the provision of an additional source of trained manpower.”UNV was to work, “within the United Nations System in collaboration with the United Nations agencies concerned and in co-operation with organizations dealing with national and international volunteer service and, where appropriate, with youth organizations.”Once primarily a provider of volunteers to the United Nations (UN) system in support of programmer countries.At the heart of UNV’s work is the commitment to increase the integration and recognition of the catalytic role volunteerism plays to engage people from all walks of life in national and international development efforts and peace.The UN, in GA resolution 56/38, defines volunteerism as an activity undertaken out of free will, for the general public good where monetary reward is not the principal motivating factor.Addressing development challenges also requires a strong focus on risk and vulnerability of states and communities.
Publisher: UNV Type / Script:
Official Document  in  English
Keywords:
GOBAL ENVIRONMENT, PROGRAMMER, ESTABLISHED, GENERAL ASSEMBLY, RESOLUTIONS, DEVELOPMENT, VOLUNTEER SERVICE, YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS, PROVIDER, SUPPORT, MOTIVATING, FREE WILL, CONFICT, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION, POLITICAL PARTY, CIVIL SOCIETY, IMPACT AND VULNERABILITY, AGREEMENT RISK, STRONG FORCE
Thematic Group:
UNV, (2014)
Thesaurus:
01.01.00 - Political Conditions, Institutions, Movements
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