Partners and counterparts
United in Communication
The UN works together to bring its messages directly to communities.
trained on food security and nutrition, communication with equity and a gender perspective, gender narratives in sport, risk and security, gender and sexual diversity, and gender identities.
were reached through all UN agencies, funds, and programs’ social media platforms.
Various campaigns were carried out on social media, including gender equality, vaccination, the LGBTIQ+ community, children, adolescents, and youth, and human trafficking.
United in Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
During 2022, the Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) strategy focused on expanding and consolidating the PSEA Interagency Network and its participation in the coordination and decision-making spaces of the UN and its partners, the development of personnel abilities, and the coordination with key players.
participated in awareness-raising activities on preventing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.
United in Operations
Currently, the UN is in the third year of implementation of the Joint Operations Strategy, with the following results:
- Three long-term agreements for two years with suppliers that provide logistics services.
- Approaches with two banking entities to strengthen the UN’s financial services.
- Consolidating a joint, easily accessible database to harmonize information.
- Conducting an internal survey to determine the organization’s cultural and labor structure.
Increased operational capacity
In the last three years, the UN in Venezuela has gone from 200 hired professionals to 932 (466 % increase) deployed in 32 offices throughout the territory.
The UNV Program continued to support UN agencies, funds, and programs by recruiting UN volunteers. UNV personnel allowed for rapid field deployment and access to the most remote parts of the country to provide a timely and quality response. One hundred twenty-five new UN volunteers were added to the more than 100 already in service, making up almost 25 % of the UN workforce in Venezuela, mostly young people.
Working together for sustainability
The UN in Venezuela promotes spaces for collaboration to achieve the 2030 Agenda and the 17 SDGs, strengthening coordination between social, institutional, and private actors.
working together in the Business Sustainability Forum for education, women and youth employment, the climate change agenda, and human rights in companies.
signing the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs). The WEP community contributes to bridging gender gaps in the country.
A joint pilot program between FAO, UNICEF, and WFP
financed by the SDG Fund to strengthen the resilience of communities in two municipalities of Falcón State and contribute to developing an alternative and sustainable food system with the school as its center.
Partnerships creating value
We work for everyone, paying particular attention to these groups so that no one is left behind:
- Children and adolescents
- Adults and older adults
- Indigenous villages
- Female sex workers
- LGBTIQ+ population
- People with disabilities
- Homeless people
- People in poverty and extreme poverty
- People living in informal settlements
- People on the move
- People living with HIV and chronic, communicable, and non-communicable diseases