Mohammed Bafarag (@M_Bafarag)We volunteer to help all people and to improve youth's knowledge #IVD2015selfie #IVD2015 #اليوم_العالمي_للتطوع t.co/CR0YwJfaNv
Action Counts (@ActionCounts)Husband & wife doctors, Diki & Sonam, have volunteered their whole life for a better world. #ivd2015selfie t.co/2sAvaEHPyk
Fundación Mornese (@fmornese)¡Voluntarios y voluntarias en @fmornese por los objetivos globales! #actioncounts #GlobalGoals #IVD2015selfie t.co/Ji83zEHHcu
M. Junaid AbbasiParticipated in UNV Design projects! @ActionCounts " inspiration in action " @JayShaz_Artist #IVD2015selfie Happy being part of @UNVolunteers
Marlon Grey TrinidadReach out and make a difference! Volunteer! Filipino educators in Saudi Arabia are up for the challenge. Are you?#IVD2015selfie
Volunteer Toronto (@VolunteerTO)Fun times! #weloveourvolunteers #IVD2015selfie t.co/I3VC13e3MU
Laura Fowler MassieWorking with woman and children to support army learning and healthy living. Sharing love and laughter with amazing people across the world.
- I support IVD 2015 whole heartedly! Volunteerism is priceless, it not only contributes to the cause but it helps people build relationships that are long lasting.
Greenpeace Africa (@Greenpeaceafric)BIG shoutout to Douglas, an amazing #Volunteer in #Kenya. THANK YOU, you're an inspiration! #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/LbxwCgxWIS
Helping Hand (@helpinghandge)We got our volunteers to tell us why they volunteer for #IVD2015. #IVD2015selfie #IVDgeorgia #ngo t.co/06ETkPcyMF
Patricia Kormawa (@Komeh86)A dedicated volunteer with @VSONigeria #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie @UNVolunteers t.co/WFaeTyxbej
sammy mburu (@MburuSammy)#IVD2015selfie #IVDKE2015 #LeadChange t.co/ldPCXSoUFi
YouLeadNigeria (@YouLeadNigeria)#IVD2015selfie #cuso2015 #2031nigeria #actioncounts t.co/WKbNxmSuJc
UNV Sri Lanka (@UNVSriLanka)We volunteer for #GlobalGoals in #lka ! Are you volunteering to make a difference? #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/k6ahysgp3a
UNV TeamWe volunteer for #globalgoals in #Bonn!
Bicharo Gure”Work doesn’t know if you are male or female! Can I replace a wheel single handedly? Check. Can I drive a truck? Check! . . . When I was young, my father did not want me to go to school. I did my high school studies in hiding, with my mother’s help. I wanted to learn a new skill that I knew was going to help me in my life afterwards. Volunteering as a mechanic is a dream come true.” Bicharo Gure (Kenya), UN Volunteer Mechanic in the Democratic Republic of Congo
UNV Sudan (@UNV_Sudan)Salah, believes the world is changing. He is a Volunteer! Are you? Volunteer! #IVD2015Selfie #UNVSudan t.co/mwT7TYpfTK
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.
Dr Hernan Rodriguez OsoriaEs para mi un orgullo contribuir a la diminución de la mortalidad materna en Guinea Bissau. Ayudar en la formación de médicos jovenes garantizará el futuro y desarrollo de este maravilloso pais... Cero muertes maternas!!! Sí se puede!!!!
Enja Sæthren”Despite all my grief for the situation the earthquake has caused, I feel privileged to be here in Nepal, being able to make an impact.” Enja Sæthren (Norway), UN Youth Volunteer in Nepal
Andres Enrique Sanchez BarreiroTodo por un cambio, nunca es tarde para empezar.
Askal Tilahun”Volunteering at a refugee camp has helped me to grow on both a professional and personal level. I like the personal contact because this way, we try to make sure no one falls through the cracks. As much as I am here to serve others, I actually find that these women and everyone at the Dzaleka refugee camp are the true inspiration."Askal Tilahun (Ethiopia), UN Volunteer Associate Community Services Officer in Malawi”
- Gala Voluntarilor - O saptamana de activitati. Gala va avea loc in 4 decembrie, ora 17, la Biblioteca, in Medias. Parada cartilor, concert rock, lansare de cartem concurs Se poarta cartea, ateliere de decorare, concert de pian. https://www.facebook.com/Biblioteca-Municipala-StL-Roth-Medias-259884900694720/?ref=hl
- 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!
UNV Sudan (@UNV_Sudan)Nafisa, took the challenge. will you? Volunteer! #IVD2015selfie #IVD2015 #UNVSudan #ActionCounts t.co/kIK4joPfg4
Eros and MarouaWe volunteer for SDGs! Happy IVD:)
Ljubica and TijanaUN Volunteers supporting UNHCR Serbia are wishing a Happy International Volunteer Day!
- Please raise your voice to change this world!
Volunteer group of UNHCR HungaryFourty staff members of have formed a volunteer group to celebrate the International UN Volunteer on 5th of December 2015. Together we went to the refugee reception centre in Bicske, Hungary and tried to cheer up the day of the asylum-seekers and refugees living there. https://www.facebook.com/UNHCRcentraleurope/?pnref=story Volunteer action counts!
UNAMI (@UNIraq)#Iraq: Happy International Volunteer Day from #FriendsofUNICEF volunteers in #Baghdad! #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie #NWNL t.co/pBy62SSZBJ
- 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
Tearfund: GoOverseas (@TearfundGo)
- Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association (TURMEPA) will celebrate “International Volunteer Day” with 250 volunteers and the cooperation of Istanbul Bilgi University on 5th of December. On this day, TURMEPA will organize a series of events which will influence people to share information and take the first steps about sustainability of the marine ecosystem.
Volunteer Toronto (@VolunteerTO)Two more lovely #IVD2015selfie! #weloveourvolunteers t.co/ZKwgNdyaPO
Nurzat KarimovaProud to serve as an international UN volunteer for refugees and internally displaced people. Let's make the world a better place. Are you ready? Volunteer to change our world!!!
Día Internacional de los Voluntarios 2015
El 5 de diciembre, Día internacional de los Voluntarios, celebramos el voluntariado en todas sus vertientes; también rendimos homenaje a los voluntarios que contribuyen a aplicar los nuevos objetivos de desarrollo sostenible. A través del voluntariado, las personas pueden tener un impacto sobre la agenda de desarrollo sostenible movilizando e involucrando a sus gobiernos y comunidades. Para el DIV 2015, reconocemos la labor de los individuos que se implican como voluntarios ofreciendo su tiempo, energía y talento para cambiar el mundo por un futuro mejor.
Que mis acciones cuenten
Que mi área de trabajo también cuente
Y que mis acciones se reconozcan
En la campaña del DIV de este año, miles de personas nos mostrarán que las aportaciones de los voluntarios son inestimables y contribuyen a hacer del mundo un lugar mejor a través de respuestas a preguntas como: “¿Eres parte del cambio?”, “¿Aceptarás el desafío?”, “¿Estás list@?”.
Únase a esta campaña compartiendo sus historias y sus selfies aquí o en medios sociales junto al hashtag #IVD2015selfie en los días previos y durante el DIV, el 5 de diciembre, para completar el mapa mostrando cómo el voluntariado marca la diferencia para los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible.
Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas, Ban Ki-moon
“Mientras procuramos crear la capacidad e impulsar la aplicación de la nueva agenda, las actividades voluntarias pueden pasar a ser otro poderoso medio para la aplicación de la agenda en distintos sectores. Las actividades voluntarias pueden contribuir a ampliar y movilizar a las sociedades y lograr la participación de las personas en los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible a nivel nacional. Además, los grupos de voluntarios pueden ayudar a adaptar la nueva agenda a nivel local proporcionando nuevos espacios de interacción entre los gobiernos y las personas orientados a la adopción de medidas concretas y susceptibles de aplicarse en mayor escala.”
IVD2015 stories and selfies
Cuso International Nigeria
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South Africa marked IVD 2015
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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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