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...
Youth for Peacebuilding

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...
Volunteerism in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Volunteerism in response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Volunteerism in response to the Covid-19 pandemic UN Volunteers are among the first responders to the COVID-19 outbreak. They play a pivotal role in stopping the spread of COVID-19 as public health officers, doctors, emergency staff and community workers. Their...
Youth Report 2014

Youth Report 2014

Youth Report 2014 Another 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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