CIJ TAPACHULA (@cij_tapachula)#SoyvoluntarioCIJ #GlobalGoals #IVD2015selfie #actioncounts t.co/76VsCINvoA
UNV Sudan (@UNV_Sudan)Omar, is part of the change. Are you? Volunteer! #IVD2015Selfie #IVD2015 #ActionCounts #UNVSudan #GlobalGoals t.co/cEv2WtxW3P
- We volunteer for Soutomaior Library. Spain. Happy International volunteer day!
Rupesh"Volunteerism transcends boundaries and cultures. It unites people with people, spirit of volunteerism brings peace and development".
- Happy IVD from UNV! #actioncounts
shakthi de silva (@shakthi721994)"volunteer for #GlobalGoals in #SriLanka !" #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie #UNVSriLanka ! t.co/zniSIItS6D
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.
YouLeadNigeria (@YouLeadNigeria)We are ready @CusoIntl !!! Are You??#IVD2015selfie #cusoivd #actioncounts #2031nigeria @ukoekott @kwakaf t.co/vvyl6SP5Ev
- IVD in Jamaica: In Jamaica UN Volunteers, the UNDP and NGO Plant Jamaica joined forces with the Denham Town Community Development Committee to beautify a community space on November 24.
Bruno GolfettoSer Voluntário, é justamente Ser Humano nos dias atuais...
UNAMI (@UNIraq)On #IVD2015, we honour volunteers in #Iraq & everywhere! #IVD2015selfie t.co/CBjVbRrWLv
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!
ADAM BASHAHelp the world to be all of us in safe
UNV TeamWe volunteer for #globalgoals in #Bonn!
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
Volunteer group of UNHCR HungaryFourty staff members of have formed a volunteer group to celebrate the International UN Volunteer on 5th of December 2015. Together we went to the refugee reception centre in Bicske, Hungary and tried to cheer up the day of the asylum-seekers and refugees living there. https://www.facebook.com/UNHCRcentraleurope/?pnref=story Volunteer action counts!
- IVD Ethiopia!! Your World is Changing. Are you? Volunteer! www.facebook.com/unvethiopia
Action Counts (@ActionCounts)
- 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.
UNVColombia (@UNVColombia)@UNVColombia celebra el #IVD2015 junto a @InkaMattila @PnudColombia y se une a la campaña #IVD2015selfie t.co/STDw0mLwBJ
VNU El Salvador (@VNUElSalvador)Así celebramoa el Dia Internacional de los Voluntarios en San Salvador #ElSalvador #DIV2015 #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/JGHE5Vj2XE
Marian Harkin (@MarianHarkin)#IVD2015selfie Sligo European Volunteering Capital 2017 t.co/oxUPNOX8U2
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.”
Marlon Grey TrinidadReach out and make a difference! Volunteer! Filipino educators in Saudi Arabia are up for the challenge. Are you?#IVD2015selfie
YouLeadNigeria (@YouLeadNigeria)Volunteerism is simply rendering selfless service free of charge @2031Nigeria @CusoIntl #IVD2015selfie #cusoivd2015 t.co/inyMKhJRRA
Reham MagdyI love dealing with children in the development of their personality through teamwork activity which I organized in the SOS Children's Village in Tanta every half a year and that by taking advantage of the positive energies in painting and wall magazines and general information and football and to encourage the spirit of leadership inside them, as well as teaming Activity awareness on facebook for the importance of early detection and treatment of breast cancer and awareness for the activity of recycling waste paper and this activity individually while proud volunteer group activity in several activities Resala Association for charity and we have organized a celebration of International Volunteer Day in Tanta and we were a great team
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!!!
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.
UNRIC-Deutschland (@unodeutschland)Honor volunteers everywhere! Celebrate @UNVolunteers on the 5th of December #IVD2015, #IVD2015selfie t.co/Ri6Y2JRLYE
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
Ana M. CeperoVoluntariado es la oportundad de ser y hacer comunidad. Estamos diseñados para vivir en colaboración. El voluntariado además nos permite crecer como seres humanos y como profesionales. Junto a otros, he podido contagiar la relevancia de ser voluntarios en proyecto de: alcance comunitario, misiones, artes y juventud. Por que las acciones cuentan, hoy saludo y honro a quienes como yo son fuerza en el lugar donde les ha tocado estar y en aquellos a los cuales se han movilizado.
Jakaria Tuhin (@Dijected)We volunteer for #GlobalGoals In #Bangladesh unter @ICS_UK project with @VSO_Intl . Lets celebrate #IVD2015selfie t.co/Au8LEYHKvE
Ivan Sidorenko (@IvanSidorenko1)#Syria #SyrianArabRepublican Everyday is Volunteer Day in Syria. #IVD #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie #سورية #سوريا t.co/yYiyiLjXmG
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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