Our Impact

PRC 2016

PRC 2016

PRC 2016In 2016, UNV together with UNDP, supported the Public Representations Committee (PRC) on Constitutional Reforms. UNV assisted and facilitated the PRC by operating as the first line of filtering, reviewing and electronically archiving submissions made by the...

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V-Awards

V-Awards

V-AwardsV-Awards is another nation-wide event organized by UNV Sri Lanka, recognizing individuals who make extraordinary and selfless contributions to society and rewarding the most outstanding volunteer at national level. It is conducted once every two years and...

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Youth Report 2014

Youth Report 2014

Youth Report 2014Another area of work is youth engagement and empowerment. To identify the distinctive contributions of youth volunteering for peace and development, in 2014 UNV Sri Lanka conducted the research report “Sri Lankan Youth: Volunteering to Make a...

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NVS

NVS

NVSThe United Nations Volunteers, Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Empowerment and Primary Industries, developed the first draft of the National Policy on Volunteerism in 2014 through multi-stakeholder consultation consisting of experts from the...

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Youth for Peacebuilding

Youth for Peacebuilding

In 2017, UNFPA, UN WOMEN and UNV in Sri Lanka developed together a joint UN project on the “Participation of Youth and Women in the Peacebuilding process” that was eventually approved and funded by UN Peacebuilding Fund and UNV SVF and that is currently under implementation. This project seeks at empowering women and youth with a greater understanding of peacebuilding issues and aims at catalyzing their participation and engagement in governance and decision-making processes and responses related to sustaining peace.

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Regional Launch of SWVR 2018

Regional Launch of SWVR 2018

Regional Launch of SWVR 2018 Regional Launch of the State of the World’s Volunteerism Report 2018 for Asia & Pacific Every three years UN Volunteers produces the State of the World’s Volunteerism Report, a flagship UN publication designed to strengthen...

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Disaster Risk Reduction

Disaster Risk Reduction

Disaster Risk Reduction Our campaign for International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2017, “Volunteers Act First. Here. Everywhere.”, celebrated worldwide on December 5, is a recognition of the positive solidarity of volunteers around the world who answer calls in times of...

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International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer DayThe International Volunteer Day (IVD) mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985, is held each year on the 5th of December. IVD is a unique chance for volunteers and volunteer-involving organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share...

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