• International Year of Volunteers (IYV) +10 India Campaign

    Last year, 2011, marked 10 years since the International Year of Volunteers and the United Nations called for this anniversary to be marked across the planet with UNV as the Focal point. Actions culminated on 5 December 2011 with the UN General Assembly session on volunteering and the launch of the first-ever State of the World Volunteerism Report in New York and about 80 countries around the world.

  • National Consultation on Youth Volunteerism

    A national consultation on youth volunteerism was organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MoYAS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) on 12 November. The consultation focused on a Plan of Action for implementing the draft National Youth Policy (2013) and a National Youth Volunteer Programme for India, keeping in view the 12th Five-Year Plan and the recommendations of the post-2015 development agenda.

  • Oasis of Ability

    United Nations Volunteers provide crucial support to the Malsawm Initiative, a school for differently-abled children in Churachandpur, Manipur.