UNV Sudan (@UNV_Sudan)Moneera is part of the change. Are you? Volunteer! #IVD2015Selfie #UNVSudan t.co/OtpnG5hooM
Paula HogrebePromoting people’s participation in the development and implementation of the post-2015 agenda has been a very interesting and rewarding experience.Paula Hogrebe (Germany), UN Youth Volunteer Volunteering and Post-2015 Officer in Cameroon
Jose Redondo Medina (@redondojosh)
Mladi istrazivaci (@MISVSS)Početak konferencije „Volontiranjem do socijalne transformacije“ #IVDSerbia #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/ZwPLHO1tjT
- 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.
- Happy Volunteer Day in Advance, for all the volunteers around the world, and thank you all for what we've done this year, all the work and the effort the touched our hearts and made us happy, we gained a lot of experience by volunteering everyday in our friendly healthy environment cities, we look forward to volunteering more and working towards a better world. Our land is green - Kuwait Volunteering Center Fuad Aljumah
Andres Enrique Sanchez BarreiroTodo por un cambio, nunca es tarde para empezar.
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!
UN Volunteers Zambia (@UZambia)3 days left before International Volunteer Day. Let's join selfie campaign by #IVD2015selfie to show your action! t.co/4CclzxrQHg
Khalid Javed Choudhry”I look at them, particularly the families that have lost loved ones due to Ebola, and find in them the energy to work even harder. I am hoping these people can return to a normal life very soon.” Khalid Javed Choudhry (Pakistan), UN Volunteer Field Crisis Manager in Sierra Leone
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.
Alexis/UNHCRHappy International Volunteer Day!
Nili Majumder (@NiliMajumder)I volunteer for #SDGs in Bonn! Happy International Volunteer Day! #IVD2015selfie t.co/wtiSZ8O7I0 v @UNVolunteers
GOTAIS BRASILSer Voluntário, é justamente Ser Humano nos dias atuais...
- IVD in Ethiopia Your world needs you. Will you take the challenge? Volunteer! www.facebook.com/unvethiopia
- I volunteer for #globalgoals in Bonn!
UNV Ethiopia (@unv_ethiopia)Join us by posting you selfish or your volunteer action on social media tagged with #ivd2015selfie #actioncounts! t.co/Jyc3W6PKr4
Fabio"I think the way I can help the society and create an impact on people is volunteering". #actioncounts
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
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
UNV in DRC (@UNVsintheDRC)Your world is changing. Are You? Volunteer! Local associations from DRC joined our #IVD2015selfie campaign t.co/d5XeoZZ7p0
Dominique Cristina Rivera Henru00edquez#BorrarFronteras #paradibujarsonrisas :)! Proyecto de Huertos de Autoconsumo Familiares, Comunitarios y Educativos en Honduras. Fundación América Solidaria ☼
UNV BonnI support the SDGs! Happy International Volunteer Day from Bonn. #actioncounts
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
GOTAIS - Fundo de Reserva Mundial para a u00c1guaThe 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, with medical and dental care, totally free.
Voluntarios Verdes (@VoluntarioVerde)¡Hoy es el Día Internacional de los Voluntarios! Felicitamos a todos los #voluntarios. #actioncounts #IVD2015selfie t.co/0hCukUzuIL
RCE Greater Nairobi (@RCE_GreaterNair)Joining Makueni County & world mark #IVD2015 #actioncounts #GlobalGoals #IVD2015selfie @ayubmacharia #COP21 @COP21 t.co/qQVVqMyj3s
- I have most awarness in education area, because when I was a child I couldn't get a good education, as the tuition to get it was expensive. So, right now, I try to give free education to the children around my house. I started to build a little school inside my house and find donations to provide the children with books and stationary.
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!!!
UN Volunteers Zambia (@UZambia)Everyone is a part of success. Let's celebrate #IVD with us by selfie campaign #ivd2015selfie. #IVD is coming soon! t.co/87Ry6YRvAe
UNV Sudan (@UNV_Sudan)#IVD2015Selfie Campaign, here we go! Upload your picture on our hashtag #IVD2015Selfie t.co/PIjNJFlCJa
Action Counts (@ActionCounts)Franciska & Tshepi support quality education for all. Do you? #globalgoals #IVD2015selfie t.co/0tyuShwNzK
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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