IVD 2014 celebrated around the world
International Volunteer Day 2014
On International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2014, we not only celebrate volunteerism in all its facets – but also pay special tribute to people’s participation in making a difference locally, nationally and globally. IVD 2014 highlights the contribution of volunteers in engaging people from the grass-roots in decision-making processes, ultimately creating space for participation that leads to: stronger governance, social cohesion, peace and sustainable development.
On 5 December, 2014 join us in recognizing all volunteers' commitment and applaud hundreds of millions of people who volunteer to make change happen.
Raise awareness in my community
I work with couple of friends in Nigeria to create awareness about the importance of education, safe sex and how to live a drug free life. It has gone a long way among the communities and state across Nigeria. For…Read more...
Presentation of the book “Volunteerism in Guinea Bissau”
The International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2014 was marked by the following activities organized by the National Volunteer Committee and supported by the Institute of Youth UNV and UNDP: 1. Volunteers meet prisoners and guards of the prison of Mansoa To…Read more...
Indonesia International Work Camp marks IVD 2014
Indonesia International Work Camp (IIWC) finally done the IVS celebration 2014 on Sunday, 21 December. We are happy that the IVD celebration brought 100 volunteers young and old and even children to join us planting 4000 Mangrove seeds in Mangkang…Read more...
Great activities in Côte d’Ivoire
The official ceremony of IVD 2014 in Côte d’Ivoire was held in Abobo which was attended by the government represented by the Ministry of Youth, the UNDP Country Director, France Vol- unteers, Red Cross, local Youth and Volunteer Involving Organizations…Read more...
Volunteering in Turkmenistan
In Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, seven alumni of the U.S. government funded exchange program FLEX and local volunteers held trainings for community members to share professional skills. The event started with an introduction to volunteerism and benefits of volunteerism…Read more...
Outstanding volunteers awarded on the International Volunteer Day in Bhutan
In Bhutan, International Volunteer Day was celebrated through a series of public activities. In the capital, Thimphu, international and Bhutanese volunteers showcased their activities and talents through multi-faceted display and cultural programme. Distinguished keynote speakers and a panel discussion by…Read more...
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