Richard Dictus is the executive coordinator of United Nations Volunteers, the U.N. organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Previously, he was U.N. resident coordinator and resident representative of the U.N. Development Program in Malawi.
In the face of displacement on an unprecedented scale, more global responsibility and volunteers are needed to address the immediate human security and long-term needs of displaced people. Richard Dictus of United Nations Volunteers explains how regular people can help out during humanitarian crises.
Volunteerism and volunteers are the ultimate renewable resource for sustainable development goal delivery across all thematic areas. A #DoingMore commentary by Richard Dictus, the executive coordinator of United Nations Volunteers.