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DSPD Focal Point on Youth

DSPD Focal Point on Youth predominantly services the intergovernmental bodies and does not offer any volunteer opportunities. On the news section of our website we share information about volunteer programmes and projects that are being conducted by our partners in the UN family. 

Through United Nations Volunteers ( / you can find volunteer options available. The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide.

There are other forms of non-UN related volunteerism; options for volunteerism can be explored through youth-focussed and/or youth-led organizations. The links below are some examples of volunteer organizations which offer volunteering opportunities: