Volunteers mobilized for IVD 2012

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Women' needs - Jordan

Thursday, 05 December 2013 01:57 Written by Issa Hamad Al-Hewetat
Dear Parliament Members, Kindly remember that women constitute half of the world's population , but receive just one-tenth of the total rights. So WOMEN need : 1- Support and enhance the economic role of women and prevent their displacement for the sake of increasing demand for female workforce. 2- Provide…

IVD 2012 in Liberia was BOOM!

Tuesday, 05 March 2013 13:50 Written by Eric Opoku in Liberia
IVD 2012 in Liberia was BOOM! It commenced a week earlier with training of selected High School and University students on volunteerism and leadership skills, in Kakata in the Margidb County. Other activities such as clean-up campaigns, public education and official IVD ceremonies took place in Harper in the Maryland…

IVD celebrations in Uganda

Monday, 14 January 2013 13:06 Written by Sanyu Nkiinzi Kagwa in Uganda
IVD CELEBRATIONS IN UGANDA The week long IVD 2012 celebrations in Uganda kicked off with Radio Talk Shows which were conducted in the capital City - Kampala and Gulu district in northern Uganda – highlighting the importance of volunteers and volunteerism. Activities in a nutshell… In the photos: Ms Ngozi…

Ser voluntário é ser e estar humano

Thursday, 03 January 2013 10:51 Written by Tenda Cidadania in Brazil
:-) Ser voluntário é ser e estar humano o tempo todo. Ser humano no sentido divino, quando usamos a matéria humana para realizar nossos sonhos...com as mãos! Estar humano é tomar tempo de outras atividades materiais para direcionar esforços ás ações voluntárias. É isso. Thanks UNV :-)

Still finding a way to celebrate Volunteering

Thursday, 27 December 2012 22:56 Written by Guest in Australia
IVD could hardly come at a worse time for many Australians. The first week of December is usually full of Christmas parties and events. Some agencies hold their annual Christmas/end of year party for their volunteers on that date, but not usually when it falls on a weekend. Few agencies/volunteer…

IVD 2012: we celebrated our commitment and hope for a better world

Tuesday, 25 December 2012 20:24 Written by abdelghani bakhach in Morocco
Normal 0 21 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 On International Volunteer Day (IVD) December 5, 2012, under the theme of “Celebrate Volunteering”, we celebrated our commitment and hope for a better world. The purpose is to recognise this commitment, to inform people about the impact of volunteering on education and sustainable…

A Kamenge, les volontaires et les jeunes s'unissent contre la corruption!

Saturday, 22 December 2012 20:12 Written by Guest in Burundi
A Kamenge, les volontaires et les jeunes s'unissent contre la corruption! Les jeunes prennent la parole pour dénoncer la corruption au Burundi Cette année, le thème de la campagne mondiale du PNUD et UNODC « Agir contre la corruption pour construire l’avenir que nous voulons » entre parfaitement en synergie…

The true role a committed volunteer can play in nation building

Saturday, 22 December 2012 20:06 Written by Laila in India
If not for the good mind of many people, including the MLA and MP who arranged train tickets one day before the trip, a friend booking ticket online, my journey to Delhi to be part of the UNV program would not have been possible. For me it was a pilgrimage…

Volunteers work for peace and sustainable development - IVD in Guinea-Bissau

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 19:59 Written by Guest in Guinea Bissau
Under the theme “Volunteers work for peace and sustainable development”, the National Volunteers Committee supported by several partners including the United Nations Volunteers Program organized various activities to celebrate the International Volunteer Day (IVD), 5th of December 2012. In the regions the following activities took place: · Cacheu: ecological walk…

IVD celebration in Tunisia

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 19:18 Written by Guest in Tunisia
We had very successful celebrations of IVD in Tunisia, on December 5th in Tunis, and on Dec. 12th and 14th in South Tunisia, with the refugees.On Dec. 5th, after the official opening in Tunis, we did an open door in Tunis main avenue (Bourguiba Avenue). We had a professional photographer…
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