- Supporting volunteerism and SDGs in Bonn!
C.P Vietnam Charity 2015 - Hands to Reward the NationCP Vietnam Corporation organized the event named "CPV hands to reward the Nation - 5th Dec 2015" with over 600 volunteers (Including staffs and business partners) and along from the North of Vietnam to the South of Vietnam.
Chérif Fatoumata (@Fatiiche)#JIV2015, c'était le 05 Décembre 2015 #IVD2015selfie @ActionCounts ''Le monde bouge et toi?'' Deviens volontaire t.co/FzU7sOglhY
- The Ottawa Network for Education recruits, screens and trains community volunteers to assist in Ottawa K-12 schools. Currently, about 2,000 volunteers are assisting 50,000 children promoting academic success.
IVD Abuja, NigeriaIVD Abuja: volunteering our time to get children Back to School #IVD2015selfie #Globalgoals #SDG4
Yukiko UkeiI am pleased to be a volunteer and taking a part in volunteering!! https://www.facebook.com/tz.unvolunteers #unvtanzania #IVD2015selfie #actioncounts
UNV Sri Lanka (@UNVSriLanka)@ahamednishadh and @a_basith96 are two passionate #VForce members volunteering in #lka ! #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/3leGF5FWYl
Stepanka P. (@stepanka_pech)We volunteer for #GlobalGoals in #Mongolia. @UNVolunteers #ivd2015selfie t.co/0uBSH643wx
- 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
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.
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
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
UNMAS (@UNMAS)Meet Nadège Porta, one of @UNMAS @UNVolunteers in #Colombia. Happy Intl Volunteer Day! #IVD2015selfie #IVD2015 t.co/uUtkijNf1G
- "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
YouLeadNigeria (@YouLeadNigeria)Less than 48hrs to go!! Will you take the challenge? #IVD2015selfie #cusoivd2015 @CusoIntl @UNVolunteers @kwakaf t.co/RmDcsqeZV8
Burhan Idris JikonYes! I will take the challenge to volunteer in anything to contribute in the making the world a better PLACE!
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!
Volontariat au Togo (@anvt_togo)Omar Agbangba, Directeur général de l'ANVT s'engage pour le développement. Vas-tu être du reste? #IVD2015selfie t.co/ASgjcUzKvF
- IVD Ethiopia!! Your World is Changing. Are you? Volunteer! www.facebook.com/unvethiopia
ADAM BASHAHelp the world to be all of us in safe
Tearfund: GoOverseas (@TearfundGo)Tearfund volunteers! Help us celebrate International Volunteer Day on 4 Dec. Tweet a selfie with #IVD2015selfie t.co/NZzeWHmn3T
- Happy IVD from UNV! #actioncounts
YouLeadNigeria (@YouLeadNigeria)IVD 2015. #IVD2015selfie #cusoivd2015 @Neddycool #actioncounts t.co/T3ThTsz62w
Marthe Fare (@Nounfoh)Aïcha, volontaire internationale de réciprocité depuis #Reims s'engage pour le développement et toi? #IVD2015selfie t.co/3odsZmPni4
UNV TeamWe volunteer for #globalgoals in #Bonn!
Helping Hand (@helpinghandge)We got our volunteers to tell us why they volunteer for #IVD2015. #IVD2015selfie #IVDgeorgia #ngo t.co/06ETkPcyMF
Flag Day Fundraising for Girl Guides Association4.5 yr Viktoria volunteered to fundraise for Hong Kong Girl Guides Association by selling 'flag' stickers on the streets of Causeway Bay to the public.
Helping Hand (@helpinghandge)We got our volunteers to tell us why they volunteer for #IVD2015. #IVD2015selfie #IVDgeorgia #actioncounts t.co/mHgggLJ6CU
- By our actions towards students and orphans we are trying to contribute to education and poverty eradication at our level in Uganda. We have the chance to meet wonderful children. Our impact may be little but every action counts. Volunteer! #UNVUganda #IVD
- Being a volunteer means being one of the strategic players in partnership capacity building process around the globe, with a special taste of effort, different from the waged job. Being a volunteer, is a purification of the humanbeing spirit toward a noble goal which is peace for development and rooted equality for all.
hnsconsol@cion (@hnsconsolacion)#IVD2015selfie hoy lo celebramos en HP Castellón Voluntariado Consolación t.co/tvKg4oCXLO
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.
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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