M. Junaid AbbasiParticipated in UNV Design projects! @ActionCounts " inspiration in action " @JayShaz_Artist #IVD2015selfie Happy being part of @UNVolunteers
Marian Harkin (@MarianHarkin)#IVD2015selfie Sligo European Volunteering Capital 2017 t.co/oxUPNOX8U2
UNV Sudan (@UNV_Sudan)Your world is changing. Are you? Volunteer! #UN #Volunteers #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/0RkI871EKb
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”
Action Counts (@ActionCounts)
Nili Majumder (@NiliMajumder)@UNVSriLanka We volunteer4 #GlobalGoals in #lka !R u volunteering2mk a diff?#IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie t.co/xMiPHnNKBh v @UNVolunteers
Rupesh"Volunteerism transcends boundaries and cultures. It unites people with people, spirit of volunteerism brings peace and development".
Shelley Whiting (@shelley_whiting)"I volunteer for #GlobalGoals in #Srilanka ! #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie #UNVSriLanka t.co/gOXOa202Tw
- We volunteer for Soutomaior Library. Spain. Happy International volunteer day!
- 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
UNV Sudan (@UNV_Sudan)International Volunteers Participating in the school renovation. #IVD2015. #IVD2015Selfie #UN #Volunteers t.co/eyyISUOD9h
BrianUNV-Kenya Marking IVD2015 UNDP UNV-Kenya recently joined fellow national and international volunteers mark the 2015 International Volunteer Day Celebrations at the Makueni County Government Headquarters. The celebration, which brought together over 200 volunteers and members of public, was marked by tree planting, dance and song, and speeches by various regional, national and international representatives. It recognized the significant role volunteerism contributes towards peace and social and economic development in Kenya.
Shreedeep Rayamajhi (@ShreedeepRay)It's upon you to stand for change and it's possible Helping kids in #kapanorphanage #IVD2015selfie t.co/ff16Kwi8qB
UNDP Mongolia (@UNDPMongolia)
UNV in DRC (@UNVsintheDRC)Le monde bouge. Et toi? Deviens Volontaire! Des associations locales en #RDC ont rejoint la campagne #IVD2015selfie t.co/GxacHwfMrN
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
Reham MagdyI love dealing with children in the development of their personality through teamwork activity which I organized in the SOS Children's Village in Tanta every half a year and that by taking advantage of the positive energies in painting and wall magazines and general information and football and to encourage the spirit of leadership inside them, as well as teaming Activity awareness on facebook for the importance of early detection and treatment of breast cancer and awareness for the activity of recycling waste paper and this activity individually while proud volunteer group activity in several activities Resala Association for charity and we have organized a celebration of International Volunteer Day in Tanta and we were a great team
- IVD in Jamaica: In Jamaica UN Volunteers, the UNDP and NGO Plant Jamaica joined forces with the Denham Town Community Development Committee to beautify a community space on November 24.
- 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)
- Please raise your voice to change this world!
Mubashir NajibWorking as a online volunteer for UNDESA Survey 2016 had a greater impact on my professional life. Interaction with people from around the world knowing there culture, practical approach, and communication with them was a wonderful experience for me. It is only you who can make a difference in changing people's life. So be the part of this world.
Marthe Fare (@Nounfoh)L'association Aimes-Afrique Du #Togo a soigné 11.273 et opéré 1.040 patients gratuitement pour la JIV #IVD2015selfie t.co/60XQoAX0Nf
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 Abuja, NigeriaIVD Abuja: volunteering our time to get children Back to School #IVD2015selfie #Globalgoals #SDG4
UNV BonnWe are trying to make the world a better place! #actioncounts
Volunteer Programs (@Vpbali2)Happy international volunteers day! #IVD2015 #IVD2015selfie #vpbali t.co/zRTCf23xxl
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
- We volunteer for SDGs! #actioncounts
Yukiko UkeiI am pleased to be a volunteer and taking a part in volunteering!! https://www.facebook.com/tz.unvolunteers #unvtanzania #IVD2015selfie #actioncounts
- IVD Ethiopia!! Your World is Changing. Are you? Volunteer! www.facebook.com/unvethiopia
Mauro Puzzo”I am both humbled and honored to be able to volunteer, to be a part of an effort that enables even the most vulnerable people to gain access to justice. While what we are individually doing can seem so small we must not forget that — as the saying common to so many cultures goes — it’s the small drops that make the mighty ocean.” Mauro Puzzo (Italy), UN Youth Volunteer Legal Officer in the Gambia
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
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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