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!!!
YouLeadNigeria (@YouLeadNigeria)3 days to IVD!!!! Proud to be a volunteer #IVD2015selfie #actioncounts #cusoivd2015 @CusoIntl @UNVolunteers @kwakaf t.co/FNcGAwlUZm
- "Volunteering with UNV has been a great way to learn more about the incredible work that UNV. It is a wonderful way to stay connected to the worldwide issues and learn about people and environment. I had an opportunity to work on design projects of UNV, and it a was lovely experience and a chance to participate to make the world a better place to live in. I would like to summarize that volunteering is a way to convert passion into action and make it an inspiration for others“ #IVD2015selfie - M. Junaid Abbasi
LUIS ALONSO MARTINEZVOLUNTARIOS MODELO For second year in Mexico, Voluntarios Modelo held on IVD2015, adding to the global celebration to recognize the work of volunteers as promoters for development to achieve #Globalgoals. Across the country Grupo Modelo Foundation is promoting actions in more than 60 cities with 100 NGO's supporting environmental, education and community development causes. Voluntarios Modelo is present at IVD2015 Bringing People Together for a Better World. @voluntmodelo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfnJehGUF1c
VNU El Salvador (@VNUElSalvador)¿Y tu cómo celebras el Día Internacional de los Voluntarios este 5 de diciembre? #DIV2015 #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/bMY2rSzyNr
- "I am a volunteer. Follow me!" Helping Hand, an organization promoting youth activism and volunteerism in Georgia, is organizing a day of community service on December 5 with various organizations across Tbilisi. Participants will volunteer at an organization for the day, then we will come together at the end of the day in an event to celebrate volunteers and volunteering. #IVD2015selfie #actioncounts
- We raise our voice until the day we see "the world we want"!
dumbartonroad (@drcet)@deilsonwheels Changing the world one recycled bike at a time #IVD2015SELFIE t.co/IM2cjtSqKl
- We volunteer for SDGs! #actioncounts
UNDP Mongolia (@UNDPMongolia)UN Volunteers volunteer for #GlobalGoals in #Mongolia. #IVD2015selfie w/ @UNVolunteers t.co/se0fg8sO4F
YouLeadNigeria (@YouLeadNigeria)He's proud to be a volunteer!! #ivd2015selfie #cusoivd2015 #actioncounts #2031nigeria @omodollarpor @CusoIntl t.co/ydERc9ybGZ
- At the Institute of War and Peace in Iraq, Baghdad: A UNV and UNAMI collaboration round-table discussion on volunteerism and the SDGs. There was also an award ceremony for the volunteers.
Ljubica and TijanaUN Volunteers supporting UNHCR Serbia are wishing a Happy International Volunteer Day!
Volunteer Toronto (@VolunteerTO)Two more lovely #IVD2015selfie! #weloveourvolunteers t.co/ZKwgNdyaPO
|محمد بافضل| (@M_BAFDHEL)Shabab Al-Hussainy Volunteering Team has been celebrated #IVD2015 in Ghail Ba Wazir! #IVD2015selfie #actioncounts t.co/LtYqGqgYU5
Voluntarios VerdesVoluntarios Verdes es un proyecto de voluntariado orientado principalmente a jóvenes, buscamos posicionar al joven como actor social que a través del voluntariado done su tiempo, talento y trabajo contribuyendo como una generación responsable con el ambiente. Voluntarios Verdes busca a través de sus diversos programas; crear un equipo de voluntariado ambiental juvenil que permita ser un espacio de formación en la acción, empoderamiento y construcción de ciudadanía en relación a temas sustentantes. El Día Internacional de los Voluntarios 2015 es una oportunidad para felicitar a los voluntarios que colaboraron en los diferentes programas de Voluntarios Verdes durante el año.
Diamond Suma (@diamondsuma)“Volunteerism is an ingredient to achieving the SDG. “ #IVD2015selfie #sierraleone @ureportSL @RDSierraLeone t.co/CXYIXUl0K3
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
Kos VolunteersKos is a small island in the Aegean sea. In 2015 about 55.000 Refguees landed on its shores. A group of local and international volunteers appears to be among the main provider of humanitarian aid, supporting Greek institutions, UNHCR and other organization. On Saturday, 5th December, on the occasion of the International Volunteer Day, more than 50 volunteers from different nationalities bonded together and cleaned up the shore of Kos town. Volunteers focused in the port and in the area of Lambi, where they managed to clean the shore completely, removing thousands of life jackets and even small inflatable boats. Gloves and bags were distributed to the participants, while a specially branded T-shirt commemorating the event was also provided. After the cleaning campaign all volunteers were invited by Mercy Corps at Boomerang. UNHCR, Samaritan's Purse, IOM and other organizations which provided technical support to the event, would like to express their gratitude to all the Kosian and international volunteers who, with great dedication, worked incessantly and managed to support thousands of refugees in the recent months, making Kos an example of humanitarianism and 'people to people' help.
Volunteering MacarthurVolunteering Macarthur held a morning tea for local volunteers on 25-11-2015 to celebrate the hours they have contributed the the 3 local government areas of Camden, Campbelltown and Wollondilly. The day was a great success in sharing stories and spreading the message to others about the importance of volunteering to support not for profit services.
Mubashir NajibWorking as a online volunteer for UNDESA Survey 2016 had a greater impact on my professional life. Interaction with people from around the world knowing there culture, practical approach, and communication with them was a wonderful experience for me. It is only you who can make a difference in changing people's life. So be the part of this world.
GOTAIS BRASILSer Voluntário, é justamente Ser Humano nos dias atuais...
Jasmin and ElinaPromoting Environment and Social Inclusion in Serbia
UNMAS (@UNMAS)Meet Nadège Porta, one of @UNMAS @UNVolunteers in #Colombia. Happy Intl Volunteer Day! #IVD2015selfie #IVD2015 t.co/uUtkijNf1G
- 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.
VNU El Salvador (@VNUElSalvador)Así celebramoa el Dia Internacional de los Voluntarios en San Salvador #ElSalvador #DIV2015 #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/JGHE5Vj2XE
Jakaria Tuhin (@Dijected)We volunteer for #GlobalGoals In #Bangladesh unter @ICS_UK project with @VSO_Intl . Lets celebrate #IVD2015selfie t.co/Au8LEYHKvE
UNAMI (@UNIraq)في اليوم العالمي للعمل التطوعي #IVD2015 نكرم المتطوعين في #العراق وكافة ارجاء العالم! #IVD2015selfie #Baghdad #Iraq t.co/xNrwWwUyqS
Burhan Idris JikonYes! I will take the challenge to volunteer in anything to contribute in the making the world a better PLACE!
Laura Adams (@LMAdams6)Girl Scouts planting baby trees on International Volunteer Day! #MTSGreen way #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/wjimNo5zy3
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.”
- 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.
Uygun ShadikhodjaevYour world is changing. Are you? Volunteer. #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie
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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