UNHCR Mali (@UNHCRMali)
Laura Fowler MassieWorking with woman and children to support army learning and healthy living. Sharing love and laughter with amazing people across the world.
Marthe Fare (@Nounfoh)Aïcha, volontaire internationale de réciprocité depuis #Reims s'engage pour le développement et toi? #IVD2015selfie t.co/3odsZmPni4
Ana Madueño (@AnaMaduenoCobo1)#IVD2015selfie Voluntariado Consolacion Hospital Provincial Castellon t.co/R3vsNgqotU
- We raise our voice until the day we see "the world we want"!
Volunteer Programs (@Vpbali2)Happy international volunteers day! #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie #vpbali t.co/OAWwuJFmvx
Rashid Mehmood KhanI have the honor to start a volunteer youth group back in 2009, in Pakistan, that is now become a registered, youth lead, and non-governmental organization. I truly believe in the spirit of volunteerism.
UN Volunteers Zambia (@UNVZambia)#IVD is gonna be held in 2 days! You can be part of change! Show your action through selfie campaign #IVD2015selfie t.co/bLA3yJc8aA
UNV (@UNVolunteers)I volunteer for #SDGs in Bonn! Happy International Volunteer Day! #IVD2015selfie t.co/fOWc9lTSy8
JAY SHAZ (@JayShaz_Artist)
Enja Sæthren”Despite all my grief for the situation the earthquake has caused, I feel privileged to be here in Nepal, being able to make an impact.” Enja Sæthren (Norway), UN Youth Volunteer in Nepal
UNAMI (@UNIraq)#Iraq: Happy International Volunteer Day from #FriendsofUNICEF volunteers in #Baghdad! #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie #NWNL t.co/pBy62SSZBJ
Ganetsang MpuisangVolunterism transcends boundaries and cultures. With volunteerism we unite nations and touch lives. We change lives and empower nations. Helping hand enriching hearts.....we bring hope to the hopeless
cu00e9cile ZOSSOUOrganisation de la marche des volontaires dans la ville de Parakou en prélude a la JIV suivie de campagne de salubrité et d'une conférence sur les le SIDA et le Tabagisme chez les jeunes.
- Girl Guides WA relies on Volunteers to deliver out programs and help run our organisation! We also encourage girls and young women to give back to their communities by volunteering
Mauro Puzzo”I am both humbled and honored to be able to volunteer, to be a part of an effort that enables even the most vulnerable people to gain access to justice. While what we are individually doing can seem so small we must not forget that — as the saying common to so many cultures goes — it’s the small drops that make the mighty ocean.” Mauro Puzzo (Italy), UN Youth Volunteer Legal Officer in the Gambia
- I support IVD 2015 whole heartedly! Volunteerism is priceless, it not only contributes to the cause but it helps people build relationships that are long lasting.
- Este año creamos la plataforma www.appuntate.org junto con #FundaciónTelmex y #CTIN para promover el voluntariado y donación en México a través de una red social y una app que vinculan a las personas de manera directa con las fundaciones y sus causas.
Phu01b0u01a1ng u0110u1eb7ng“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” Stay hungry, stay foolish. I'm ready!
- Volunteers based in Luganville, Santo, Vanuatu, celebrated International Volunteer Day with a picnic. Volunteers attending were from Australia, New Zealand and Japan, working in Health, Education, Tourism, Communications, Fisheries, and Agriculture.
Stepanka P. (@stepanka_pech)We volunteer for #GlobalGoals in #Mongolia. @UNVolunteers #ivd2015selfie t.co/0uBSH643wx
- Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association (TURMEPA) will celebrate “International Volunteer Day” with 250 volunteers and the cooperation of Istanbul Bilgi University on 5th of December. On this day, TURMEPA will organize a series of events which will influence people to share information and take the first steps about sustainability of the marine ecosystem.
BrianUNV-Kenya Marking IVD2015 UNDP UNV-Kenya recently joined fellow national and international volunteers mark the 2015 International Volunteer Day Celebrations at the Makueni County Government Headquarters. The celebration, which brought together over 200 volunteers and members of public, was marked by tree planting, dance and song, and speeches by various regional, national and international representatives. It recognized the significant role volunteerism contributes towards peace and social and economic development in Kenya.
Margaret DeFazioFriendly visitor at Cornerstone Housing for Women, in Ottawa. Everyone needs friendly and fun interactions in their day. I try to provide a fun, caring and supportive visit for the women who need a friendly face. It is usually MY best day of the week, learning from and being cared about by these resilient women.
Jose Redondo Medina (@redondojosh)
Cristian Buiani (@CristianBuiani1)Feliz día del #voluntariado. En especial a mi querida Familia del Hospice La Piedad. #IVD2015selfie. t.co/Miu0fPeCez
Nili Majumder (@NiliMajumder)@UNVSriLanka We volunteer4 #GlobalGoals in #lka !R u volunteering2mk a diff?#IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/xMiPHnNKBh v @UNVolunteers
Nurzat KarimovaProud to serve as an international UN volunteer for refugees and internally displaced people. Let's make the world a better place. Are you ready? Volunteer to change our world!!!
Maulina SariUNV programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development, and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers. “In celebrating IVD.. We are medical doctors invested in enabling the health sector for citizen engagement: in the development of health policies and supportive patient's right; in volunteer management and support; in measuring the impact of volunteering; and in knowledge building and knowledge sharing about volunteering and what it can achieve.” “We engage the will, the positive energy and the innovation of millions of people towards realizing SDG's and in building health cohesion, mutual understanding and the achievement of community- health centred goals.”
Bicharo Gure”Work doesn’t know if you are male or female! Can I replace a wheel single handedly? Check. Can I drive a truck? Check! . . . When I was young, my father did not want me to go to school. I did my high school studies in hiding, with my mother’s help. I wanted to learn a new skill that I knew was going to help me in my life afterwards. Volunteering as a mechanic is a dream come true.” Bicharo Gure (Kenya), UN Volunteer Mechanic in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Rupesh"Volunteerism transcends boundaries and cultures. It unites people with people, spirit of volunteerism brings peace and development".
Fundaciu00f3n Sattva5 de Diciembre. Día Internacional del Voluntario. Somos muchísimas personas que apoyamos la labor de #FundaciónSattva, aportando tiempo, talento, alegría y sobretodo amor y honor por el prójimo. En escuelas públicas compartimos Clases de Yoga, Promoción de Participación Ciudadana, Educación para La Paz, Desarrollo Humano, son algunas de las actividades con las que colaboramos para co.crear juntos un mundo mejor. #IVD2015selfie #actioncounts #FundaciónSattva
Action Counts (@ActionCounts)Join us and @UNVSriLanka in promoting the #IVD2015selfie campaign! #IVD2015 is tomorrow! t.co/5CNePDNXrL
INternational Volunteer Day (IVD) 2015
On December 5th, International Volunteer Day, we not only celebrate volunteerism in all its facets - but also pay special tribute to volunteers working to implement the new global goals. Through volunteerism the person can impact the sustainable development agenda by mobilizing and engaging governments and communities. For IVD 2015 join us in recognizing the individuals who are engaged in volunteering their time, energies, and skills to change the world for a better future.
In this year’s IVD campaign you will see questions such as “Are you part of the change?”, “Will you take the challenge?“, “Are you ready?” and their answers, as thousands of individuals show how their volunteering is making a contribution and bring to light how volunteering is invaluable in making the world a better place.
Join us by posting your selfie here or on social media tagged with #IVD2015selfie and stories before and on 5 December 2015, filling the map to show how volunteering makes the difference in the Global Goals..
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
“As we seek to build capacities and to help the new agenda to take root, volunteerism can be another powerful and cross-cutting means of implementation. Volunteerism can help to expand and mobilize constituencies and to engage people in national planning and implementation for sustainable development goals. And volunteer groups can help to localize the new agenda by providing new areas of interaction between Governments and people for concrete and scalable actions.”
IVD2015 stories and selfies
Cuso International Nigeria
Cuso International Nigeria Program Office in Calabar in Collaboration with Lead Inspire & Transform (LIT) and Project 2031 Nigeria successfully held its maiden 2015 UN International Volunteers Day by holding a seminar on the theme “Your world is changing. Are…Read more...
South Africa marked IVD 2015
IVD 2015 celebration was held in Kaalfontein, an informal settlement near Midrand. The organizing committee identified the NGO- Tswaranang Orphaned and Vulnerable Children Centre to partner with from the community of Kaalfontein which has many other NGOs. Tswaranang OVC is…Read more...
Todo por un cambio
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Be part of the change
Be part of the change in the community volunteering to support people living in your community distributing clothes to men, women and children living in the community caught in the cycle of poverty. Trippinz Care Mission Volunteers is a community…Read more...
200 volunteers serving children in Aracruz, Brazil
The International Volunteer Day 2015, was conducted in the municipality of Aracruz, Espirito Santo, Brazil, by GOTAIS NGO - World Reserve Fund for Water, with the full participation of 200 volunteers. They were served 64 needy children in the region,…Read more...
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