During my final year in the university of Ghana I did a voluntary teaching at Pantang - in the greater accra region. Before the teaching started I did one week of survey to find out what are the immediate needs of the people of Pantang. After going there for a week I noticed most of the children of school going age are home through out the week that I was visiting. When I inquired from their parents they told they didn't have money to send the children to school and they will be glad if the government could assist. As the saying go, prevention is better than cure, I thought this parent are not able to take care of the children because they have too many of them. Most of these parents are either farmers or petty traders. If they have 1-2 children then they wouldn't have too many mouths to feed then the remaining money could be use to buy books and other items required for education especially now that education is subsidised by government. I therefore decided to train them on family planning and contraceptives. I got teaching aid from the nursing department of the university of Ghana and Teshie maternity home. Since I had already gone to see the chief during my first entry to the community, a gong had been beaten to call the people to the community centre which enabled me fixed a day with them. on the 04/02/2010, I did a presentation to the people of Pantang on how to use the female and male condom with practical demonstration, explain to them the various contraceptives available and where and how to get it.
I then asked question and gave time for them to ask question which I answered. Finally, I shared the remaining condoms to the people present at the village centre.

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Peace and Justice
The current violence in NIGERIA is as results of inequity and illiteracy. Nigerian government should make it work to educate its citizens in order to prevent bad influence on them. Several atrocities in the recent time is caused by lack of respect for national policy and violation of human rights.
I want to use this medium to implore the UN to kindly create a special programme to checkmate our activities in Nigeria and other African countries. I believe UN is doing a great job to bring peace, justice and provision for all in all troubled regions.
Within my capacity, I preach peace and condemn insurgence. Ojulari Tola
Nigeria

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Since 2007 I’ve been taking part in a NGO called Servas International in Brazil. I joined the organization firstly as a member and afterwards as staff member for management matters. My job nowadays is interview potential members but from 2009 to 2011 I was the regional coordinator for São Paulo state.
The first time I learned about Servas was reading a magazine about traveling around the world without spending much money and even more making friends. Nevertheless it aimed build friendship based on peace principles by understanding different cultures. I contact key people and joined the group in Brazil.
Servas allowed me know interesting hosters and travellers worldwide. They have different visions and perceptions enhanced my life. That’s the importance of volunteerism: you give and receive.

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In the year 2000, Ghana went through an election with much fear but when voices arose, and the pounding hearts of angry party faithfuls were spoken to, 'peace' won the election.
From one government to the other, Democracy was given birth to, and human lives became a priority to all election stakeholders. I had lived through all these good days but the future is sometimes not promising though. It is another election come December 7, 2012. I can hear voices of triumph and failure for power seekers, so do I hear voices of women, children and the vulnerable crying for peace. War songs are being chanted just as in the days of my neighbouring country Ivory Coast.
Why vote to suffer? why elect a lady to lose a brother who would have fend for the family? I stand for peace, Ghana is my motherland. Join me sing 'The 2012 Peace Medley to Ghana.'

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I am an administrator and social worker by profession, employed by the Ministry of Women's Empowerment and the Family in Cameroon. Besides my routine work in office, I do volunteering in the communities as well.
My experiences so far are briefly: - mobilise women to pay visits to orphanages; do solidarity calls to encourage well-to-do persons in society assist financially, morally, materially and intellectually, the less priviledged women, girls and families in society; organise demonstrations to teach safer sex practices for men migrating for work purposes and widows; sensitise and organise collective marriages for couples living in free union; organise training sessions for women and girls on carrying out an income generating activity for financial autonomy; educate my target population on preserving soils and a healthy environment; organise educative sessions in partnership with religious leaders in their communities on gender equity and equality issues; animate debates on local radio stations...

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Ayant l'honneur de vous informer que mon expérience de volontaire a été requise durant ma participation à la mission onusienne militaire au "Rwanda" (UNAMIR ) 1994-1995 avec l'unité multinationale MP-COY.
J'ai déjà soumis une demande de volontariat VNU (réf.Roster number: 509943).

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Scout Friends foster sustainable development through education.

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je suis à la Conférence Internationale sur la Région des Grands Lacs à Bujumbura. et j'aimerais partagé l'expérience que cette région a du vécu pendant plusieurs années et jusqu'à la création de cette conférence qui essaie de se battre pour que la paix revienne dans la région des Grands Lacs. Aujourd'hui, à l'Est de la RDC, les force négatives tuent, violent et commettent beaucoup d'exaction. nous voulons que le décideurs du monde essaient de venir en aide à cette population qui au delà de la faim, de la pauvreté vivent une situation aussi terrible et nécessite l’intervention du Monde entier. Nous pensons si l'Est de la RD Congo parvient à être stabilisée, tous les autres pays seront stabilisés. Pour le décideurs du Monde, venaient en aide à cette région qui a grandement besoin des votre soutien, la Conférence Internationale essai de se battre pour voir dans quelle mesure apporté la paix réelle mais à elle seule elle ne va pas réussir.

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Mission in the forest Raymond Zingg, a United Nations Volunteer in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), joins a humanitarian evaluation mission to assess the security situation in a village and the needs of the population. Reports of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDP) in Shabunda, a Territory in the eastern province of South-Kivu, alerted the humanitarian community a few weeks ago. High levels of violence and massive human rights abuses committed by different armed groups and government forces are a constant concern for the United Nations in this region of the country the size of Western Europe. To verify the reports, a Joint Assessment Mission (JAM) was put together to assess the situation in Kolula, one of the affected villages. A JAM unites representatives of UN entities like UNHCR or FAO, members of relevant sections of the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) like child protection or civil affairs, and specialists from NGOs. Raymond Zingg, a 29-year old Swiss United Nations Volunteer (UNV) who serves as an information analyst with MONUSCO, tells us about his reasons for joining the mission. “An important part of my work at MONUSCO is to gather information on the aims, motivations and structures of the ever-changing landscape of armed groups. Often it’s a matter of following the money trail, with criminal activities and violent clashes occurring over the control of mines” Mining of copper, gold and rare metals like casserite and coltan, both lucrative raw materials sought after by high-tech industries worldwide, are at the core of several conflicts in the DRC. “We want to know who has the power over what mining site and how this affects the local population.” Zingg and three colleagues from MONUSCO head out to the airport of Kavumu where two helicopters wait to take off towards Kolula, Access to the Shabunda Territory is a major challenge as a result of the largely underdeveloped road network and the very bad condition of the few existing roads. . Evaluation missions often depend on MONUSCO air transport. A half a dozen Pakistani blue helmets will provide security for the mission as the security situation remains unstable and unpredictable throughout South-Kivu. A 40 minute flight from Kavumu over a seemingly impenetrable jungle canopy drops Zingg and ten other mission members into the rural world of mud huts and subsistence farming. A crowd of around 500 people edge the short landing strip of Kolula. After introductions with the village elder, the priest and other notables, Zingg heads out with his colleagues to interview the local police chief. On the way back from the meeting he puts to use some of the Swahili phrases he learned at the course he attends over lunch at MONUSCO with a group of children that stare at the big white helicopters with the UN markings. Other members of the mission talk to teachers, farmers and health personnel and fill out questionnaires that, once compiled, will draw a pretty exhaustive picture of the harsh living conditions the inhabitants of the village face. Many of the villagers have tentatively started to return to their homes two weeks ago after one month of hiding in the surrounding forest while all schools and most health centers remained closed. Estimates after the mission still run up to 50 000 displaced persons that have not received any assistance. “Talking to the village chief, police officers and the populations caught in between the fighting made it clear that the armed group as well as the government army are at the core of the problem in this region,” Zingg comments back in his small office at MONUSCO headquarters in Bukavu. While exhausted, he clearly is in his element in his container where large maps plaster the walls and paper stacks pile on his crammed desk. Mining activities may play a crucial role here as well. According to the collected testimonies small planes touch down regularly on the short, grassy air strip to fly out gold. “What we are working on cannot be represented alone by maps and reports,” the young international civil servant with work experience in the NGO world adds. “Being in the field and talking to people allows me to understand the real situation and its dynamics. This is probably the most fascinating aspect of my job, understanding what really is driving the conflicts and trying to formulate solutions to attack their root causes.” Bukavu, 19 April 2012
Reporting by Philippe Kropf, Public Information officer OCHA Bukavu

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United nations Département de Volontariat En Ligne Rapport D 'Activités
Par Mr John KATEBELA NYIRENDA
volontaire en ligne juin 2012. 1
Nous voulons commencer par remercier l’équipe des volontaires en ligne chargée de recrutement pour nous avoir fait confiance à nos qualités et responsabilités à l ' intervention à distance aux organismes et associations qui temps soi peu ont des besoins de développement et cherchent des solutions au nations unies. Le volontariat des nations unies est un département de l’organisation de l’ONU qui promeut le volontariat afin de soutenir la paix et le développement de par le monde. Il est comme vous le savez un moyen efficace pour engager les gens à s’attaquer aux défis de développement, et il peut transformer le rythme et la nature du développement dans notre monde.
Mon rapport s’établira dans 3 étapes qui sont :
- Les compétences scientifiques
- Les responsabilités assurées .
- L’ évolution de notre parcours des activités.
Pour notre part nos qualités des licencié agrégé de l' enseignement supérieur et celle de doctorant dans les affaires nous ont permis de faires faces à cette opportunité.
Comme il nous a été demandé par le département des volontaires des nations unies en ligne de rédiger un rapport d ‘ activités à adresser à la conférence internationale des volontaires en ligne à RIO DE JANEIRO dite RIO + 20 , il nous a plu de ces quelques lignes.
De prune à bord , le point fort dans notre parcours s’exprime en la tenus es réunions et rencontres ans les établissements scolaires , des organisations non gouvernementale en termes des associations sans but lucratif , des centres de santés , église et clubs sportifs .
Ce réunions gardaient le même plan qui par quelques exceptions prêts connaitrait les modifications.
En voici :
° présentation de l'ordre du jours .
° son adoption
° exposer sur le volontariat des nations unies en générale ,suivie d'un aperçu du volontariat en ligne ; son avantage et son importance au développement communautaire dans le monde. 2
° séances questionnaires.
° divers
ces réunions étaient préparée et annoncée à l 'avance d'une semaine aux concernées. ce qui permettrait une bonne compréhension et discutions des participants , grâce à notre savoir faire et savoir être dans le monde de l'enseignement des adultes . en somme 30 à 45 munîtes suffisaient.
En ceci nous développer les aptitudes managériaux comme si par exemple nous étions entrain des faire des études continuelles dans le domaine de développement. Pa la suite les séances de travail étaient sollicités par les associations intéressés pour le remplissage des formalistes requises.
Nombreux sont intéresses mais quelques part les documents nécessaires leurs ne pas en possession ; à dire vraie incessamment il seront prêt. La participation et ou l'intervention à distance en ligne nous sont d 'une grande importance dans le sens d 'accroitre nos connaissances sur les réalités dans le monde et nous ont permis nous estime en faisant face au problèmes exprimes par les autres et surtout en donnant satisfaction à propos ; qui montre volonté de contribuer au développement intégrale du monde.
Secundo ;
S il faut dire que nus avons connus les difficultés , ils seraient ordre matériel entre autres nous citons :
- le moyen logistique nous a manque quelque part au fin d atteindre la population en besoin d’ assistance mais très éloignée de nous.
- la connexion internet non permanente comme le responsables du bureau PNUD n’ a pas su nous céder l’ accessibilité dans les salles informatiques dans leurs installations. Cela nous a causer un peut du tors pour le travail continuel .
Nous pensons que la hiérarchie pourra organisée cette situation et pouvoir faire honorer les volontaires e ligne face au agences et bureau PNUD dans le monde. dans le sens que certains d autres populations se méfient à la collaboration avec nous pour la pure raison que nous sommes en privé et non aux organisations reconnues. 3 Nous demandons au service d' analyser des requêtes d 'être plus rapide à l'exécution des dossiers soumissent au nations unies dans les comptes des volontaires en ligne. En pus , que la hiérarchie puis prévoir des cartes de membres nous permettant d'être sécurisé durant nos actions et nous donnant certains avantages sur terrain ; comme par exemple :
- l 'accès à de chaines de télévision et radio
- au passage à certaines barrière et pourquoi pas aux port. Ect. L 'action des volontaires des nations unies en ligne est très bénéfique et voulu par tous.
Mettons nous à la page pour le réussite temps soi peu et sans tergiverser au développement de notre monde. Volontaire en ligne
JOHN KATEBELA NYIRENDA

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