VNU Bénin (@vnubenin)Joel Békou @uncdf appuie les communautés locales à Natitingou, Nord Bénin @UNVolunteers @undp #IVD2015Selfie t.co/CuaVFzBcz6
NDAHIMANA GilbertTo be a volunteer,my choice to help my society and community!CaritasKigali.
- 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.
- 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
Vutia Marathon (@KhasinduVuvu)Running for Library in my community. #LeadChange #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie @OleItumbi @KRISTOFF_kenya Peace. t.co/ecp2nCfimM
Stepanka P. (@stepanka_pech)We volunteer for #GlobalGoals in #Mongolia. @UNVolunteers #ivd2015selfie t.co/0uBSH643wx
Marlon Grey TrinidadReach out and make a difference! Volunteer! Filipino educators in Saudi Arabia are up for the challenge. Are you?#IVD2015selfie
- Supporting volunteerism and SDGs in Bonn!
Marian Harkin (@MarianHarkin)#IVD2015selfie Sligo European Volunteering Capital 2017 t.co/oxUPNOX8U2
- 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.
- 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.
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.
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.
VNU Ecuador (@VnuEcuador)Desde Ecuador promovemos el voluntariado para el desarrollo sostenible ¿Y tú? #ivd2015selfie #GlobalGoals t.co/87WKKpAwaa
Volunteer Toronto (@VolunteerTO)Crazy #YouthAmbassadors fooling around at the photo booth! #IVD2015selfie t.co/mMTJkXD0gk
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.
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
UNV Sudan (@UNV_Sudan)Your world is changing. Are you? Volunteer! #UN #Volunteers #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/0RkI871EKb
- We are sure that this movement has value and meaning! Let's do volunteering in order to make the future even brighter. #unvtanzania
UN Volunteers in UNHCR MaliUN VOLUNTEERS ACTION FOR PEACE IN MALI #IVD2015selfie Happy IVD from UNHCR Mali!
- Geoff Prewitt, Chief of the Development Programming Section (UNV Bonn) and Zelimir Mijic (UNV FU representative) participated in a number of events during the week of IVD in Bosnia and Herzegovina - both in Sarajevo and Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska. With UN Volunteer colleagues, we supported working with people with disabilities, street cleaning drives and other. We also participated in a wonderful volunteer gallery walk (Sarajevo) and Annual Volunteer Award Ceremony (Banja Luka). What a wonderful spirit of volunteerism that was shown - from all ages and genders and backgrounds - truly universal!
Ivan Sidorenko (@IvanSidorenko1)#Syria #SyrianArabRepublican Today is International Volunteer Day #IVD #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie #سورية #سوريا t.co/jjrZKBHXme
VNU Bénin (@vnubenin)Solange, volontaire PNUD, Banikoara,sensibilise sur consultations prénatales #IVD2015Selfie @PNUDBenin @UNVolunteers t.co/6Ee2CfgFqp
Patricia Kormawa (@Komeh86)#IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie @actioncounts @UNVolunteers @VSOcampaigns @VSONigeria t.co/F6G1T3c7p0
GP Kenya Volunteers (@gp_kenyagroup)BIG shoutout to Douglas, an amazing #Volunteer in #Kenya. THANK YOU, you're an inspiration! #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/UmqZBmlOE2
Patricia Kormawa (@Komeh86)#IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie @VSONigeria with @UNDPNigeria @UNDP promoting volunteerism t.co/wv5VVbvLL5
- 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.
UNV team BangkokInternational Volunteer Day #IVD2015 is a day to recognize & celebrate volunteers around the world on 5 December & everyday #actioncounts We volunteer for Disaster Risk Reduction, Youth, and Social Services in Asia. Are you? Volunteer!!
The First Tee (@TheFirstTee)Thanks to participants from @TheFirstTeeNF who volunteered on internat'l #VolunteerDay! #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/8pJYQ094A4
- "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
UNV TeamWe volunteer for #globalgoals in #Bonn!
- "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
VolunteersKL (@volunteersKL)"Volunteerism offers valuable opportunities for youth engagement and leadership" Firdaus #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/CawyheVU0J
Helping Hand (@helpinghandge)We got our volunteers to tell us why they volunteer for #IVD2015. #IVD2015selfie #IVDgeorgia #actioncounts t.co/oiNS68FzBJ
Emiliya AsadovaI'm volunteering for youth in the Asia-Pacific region! Are you? #IVD2015selfie
Shelley Whiting (@shelley_whiting)Pleased to join @SubinayNandyUN as we volunteer for #GlobalGoals in #srilanka #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie #UNVSriLanka t.co/obBCCO6egx
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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