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Last modified: December 6, 2010, 8:09 AM
The UN Volunteers programme serves as an operational partner in development cooperation at the request of UN member states. It reports to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). UNV annually places more than 5,000 qualified and experienced women and men of over 140 nationalities in developing countries. UN Volunteers work in technical, economic and social fields. They listen and discuss; teach and train; encourage and facilitate. Volunteers also share and exchange ideas, skills and experience.