YouLeadNigeria (@YouLeadNigeria)Volunteerism is simply rendering selfless service free of charge @2031Nigeria @CusoIntl #IVD2015selfie #cusoivd2015 t.co/inyMKhJRRA
UNV TeamWe volunteer for #globalgoals in #Bonn!
- We volunteer for SDGs! #actioncounts
- "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
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.
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.”
- IVD in Ethiopia UNV Ethiopia team will go Addis Ababaorganize IVD celeblation in Dire Dawa(500km from Addis) on 5-6 December to advocacy volunteerism all around Ethiopia!! We will open IVD Awareness Raising Campaign by SMS 75,000 text messages!!
Action Counts (@ActionCounts)
Jakaria Tuhin (@Dijected)We volunteer for #GlobalGoals In #Bangladesh unter @ICS_UK project with @VSO_Intl . Lets celebrate #IVD2015selfie t.co/Au8LEYHKvE
UN Volunteers in UNHCR TurkeyUN Volunteers in UNHCR Turkey are wishing a Happy International Volunteer Day!
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.
- IVD Ethiopia!! Your World is Changing. Are you? Volunteer! www.facebook.com/unvethiopia
Dominique Cristina Rivera Henru00edquez#BorrarFronteras #paradibujarsonrisas :)! Proyecto de Huertos de Autoconsumo Familiares, Comunitarios y Educativos en Honduras. Fundación América Solidaria ☼
- We are sure that this movement has value and meaning! Let's do volunteering in order to make the future even brighter. #unvtanzania
UNVColombia (@UNVColombia)@UNVColombia celebra el #IVD2015 junto a @InkaMattila @PnudColombia y se une a la campaña #IVD2015selfie t.co/STDw0mLwBJ
Rupesh"Volunteerism transcends boundaries and cultures. It unites people with people, spirit of volunteerism brings peace and development".
- Girl Guides WA relies on Volunteers to deliver out programs and help run our organisation! We also encourage girls and young women to give back to their communities by volunteering
AegisArgentina (@AegisArgentina)Sumate a la movida mundial de celebración del Día Internacional del Voluntariado #IVD2015selfie Dar es recibir! t.co/puzFgbrsUW
UNAMI (@UNIraq)في اليوم العالمي للعمل التطوعي #IVD2015 نكرم المتطوعين في #العراق وكافة ارجاء العالم! #IVD2015selfie #Baghdad #Iraq t.co/xNrwWwUyqS
cu00e9cile ZOSSOUOrganisation de la marche des volontaires dans la ville de Parakou en prélude a la JIV suivie de campagne de salubrité et d'une conférence sur les le SIDA et le Tabagisme chez les jeunes.
Irina and GustavoWe work to make SDGs a reality!
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
Volontariat au Togo (@anvt_togo)2500 volontaires nationaux prêtent serment à l'occasion de la journée internationale des volontaires #IVD2015selfie t.co/SKfHqeW3Bq
Sanaa Kareem (@SanaKKareem)#IVD2015selfie with #Iraqi #youth #volunteer @UNIraq #Baghdad t.co/h4f3EnEXJu
CEV (@VolunteeringCEV)#IVD2015selfie @VolunteeringCEV waiting to know the #EVCapital 2016 & 2017 Winners- celebrating #volunteers & VIOs! t.co/CPqQ8D594s
YouLeadNigeria (@YouLeadNigeria)Are you ready for the international volunteers day??? #IVD2015selfie #actioncounts #cusoivd2015 @CusoIntl @kwakaf t.co/bjJvn8mOsn
Urban Oasis Project (@urbanoasisproj)#IVD2015selfie at legion park farmers market! Fresh veggies and smiling faces all day! t.co/Nslt8V87GL
UNV Ukraine (@unvolunteersua)#IVD2015selfie t.co/4ai58n2t5G
Mladi istrazivaci (@MISVSS)Početak konferencije „Volontiranjem do socijalne transformacije“ #IVDSerbia #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/ZwPLHO1tjT
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.
LUIS ALONSO MARTINEZVOLUNTARIOS MODELO For second year in Mexico, Voluntarios Modelo held on IVD2015, adding to the global celebration to recognize the work of volunteers as promoters for development to achieve #Globalgoals. Across the country Grupo Modelo Foundation is promoting actions in more than 60 cities with 100 NGO's supporting environmental, education and community development causes. Voluntarios Modelo is present at IVD2015 Bringing People Together for a Better World. @voluntmodelo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfnJehGUF1c
Ganetsang MpuisangVolunterism transcends boundaries and cultures. With volunteerism we unite nations and touch lives. We change lives and empower nations. Helping hand enriching hearts.....we bring hope to the hopeless
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!
YouLeadNigeria (@YouLeadNigeria)IVD 2015. #IVD2015selfie #cusoivd2015 @Neddycool #actioncounts t.co/T3ThTsz62w
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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