UNV (@UNVolunteers)Pascal, who works as a carpenter with @MONUSCO is volunteering his skills for IVD. #IVD2015selfie #actioncounts t.co/jFG5EwI3fU
Emiliya AsadovaI'm volunteering for youth in the Asia-Pacific region! Are you? #IVD2015selfie
- 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.
Fatoumata CHERIFJournée Internationale des Volontaires -JIV 2015 Guinée-Conakry Par l'ONG FEDEP (Femmes, Pouvoir et Développement) ongfemmespouvoiretdeveloppement.com
UNAMI (@UNIraq)#Iraq: Youth in #Baghdad volunteer to promote #UN activities in line with #GlobalGoals #IVD2015selfie #IVD2015 t.co/DHgWq9OKs3
IVD Abuja, NigeriaIVD Abuja: volunteering our time to get children Back to School #IVD2015selfie #Globalgoals #SDG4
- Happy International Volunteer Day 2015!
María Peña“I might just be one ordinary UN Volunteer but I’ve learnt everyone has a role to play and you never know how wide your positive impact can be. I got to see first-hand how our efforts empowered the local community with emergency response and resiliency knowledge.” María Peña (Dominican Republic), national UN Volunteer
Ivan Sidorenko (@IvanSidorenko1)#Syria #SyrianArabRepublican Everyday is Volunteer Day in Syria. #IVD #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie #سورية #سوريا t.co/yYiyiLjXmG
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.
Alex Omari (@alexomari1)I #LeadChange by providing Service to humanity #IVD2015Selfie #IVDKE2015 t.co/5iZUPvRBkZ
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
Marlon Grey TrinidadReach out and make a difference! Volunteer! Filipino educators in Saudi Arabia are up for the challenge. Are you?#IVD2015selfie
GOTAIS BRASILSer Voluntário, é justamente Ser Humano nos dias atuais...
Volunteer Toronto (@VolunteerTO)Two more lovely #IVD2015selfie! #weloveourvolunteers t.co/ZKwgNdyaPO
Patricia Kormawa (@Komeh86)#IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie @unvolunteer volunteering to raise funds for "Back 2 school" campaign t.co/J8PBGcx4Xe
- 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!
Victoria NungiWe all need to be able to do something positive for our communities without expecting a payment. # True spirit of volunteerism#
- I volunteer for #globalgoals in Bonn!
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.
JAY SHAZ (@JayShaz_Artist)@ActionCounts " inspiration in action " @JayShaz_Artist #IVD2015selfie Happy being part of @UNVolunteers t.co/iUulDdTg0V
Moazam Saleem (@moazamsaleem78)#IVD2015selfie t.co/AkiACf17L2
UNV Sri Lanka (@UNVSriLanka)@ahamednishadh and @a_basith96 are two passionate #VForce members volunteering in #lka ! #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/3leGF5FWYl
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
Rupesh"Volunteerism transcends boundaries and cultures. It unites people with people, spirit of volunteerism brings peace and development".
Helping Hand (@helpinghandge)We got our volunteers to tell us why they volunteer for #IVD2015. #IVD2015selfie #IVDgeorgia #actioncounts t.co/HMNe2NKX3A
Volontariat au Togo (@anvt_togo)L'association Aimes-Afrique Du #Togo a soigné 11.273 et opéré 1.040 patients gratuitement pour la JIV #IVD2015selfie t.co/4V7wQxyptR
UNV TeamWe volunteer for #globalgoals in #Bonn!
Alexis/UNHCRHappy International Volunteer Day!
UN Volunteers in UNHCR TurkeyUN Volunteers in UNHCR Turkey are wishing a Happy International Volunteer Day!
- We are sure that this movement has value and meaning! Let's do volunteering in order to make the future even brighter. #unvtanzania
UNHCR Somalia UN VolunteersWe, UNVs in UNCHR Somalia operations have been supporting the Somalia team in various units like operations data management, protection, and programme management. Work environment in high risk operations like Somalia is very challenging and we volunteers are very happy in bringing change in the daily lives of Somali people.
Patricia Kormawa (@Komeh86)Star volunteer, #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie #SDG4 @UNVolunteers. Come out and support. Here @DMP_NG ramaya park, wuse 2 t.co/56skwlzzvR
VNU El Salvador (@VNUElSalvador)¿Y tu cómo celebras el Día Internacional de los Voluntarios este 5 de diciembre? #DIV2015 #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/bMY2rSzyNr
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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