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17 February 2010
Green activities on IVD in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo: International Volunteer Day was celebrated in Kinshasa and other parts of the country on Saturday 5 December. UNV volunteers assigned to MONUC and to UN agencies were the initiators of a series of activities around the theme 'Volunteering for our Planet'.  Read article
More about: Environment
20 September 2008
Lend a hand by Lilei Chow
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: There are positive signs that we are entering a new age of volunteerism. National service has been an important means of nation-building in many countries, and there are now unprecedented opportunities for committed and talented individuals to channel their passions and energies toward building a better tomorrow through organisations such as the United Nations Volunteers (UNV).  Read article
From: New Straits Times
More about: Malaysia
18 December 2007
Collecting garbage and helping kids for IVD in Bukavu 
Bukavu, DR Congo: The International Volunteers Day (IVD) celebration activities in Bukavu, were concentrated on attempting to tackle major development needs of some of the global issues on Sanitation, sports, plight of the Orphaned and Abandoned Children, and the symbolic remembrance of our recently fallen/dead colleagues, especially in 2007.  Read article
More about: Children  Environment
06 December 2007
UNV in DR Congo remember departed colleagues on IVD 
Kinshasa, DR Congo: Kinshasa-based UNV volunteers working for MONUC marked IVD by having a ceremony for four UNV volunteer that died in 2007.  Read article
05 March 2007
DR Congo volunteers help give back to nature 
Some 120,000 plants, including fruits such as mango (pictured), were given new homes in one of the most impoverished areas in the DRC city of Lubumbashi. (Treenbean/
Lubumbashi, DR Congo : Elections stole the headlines in 2006, but volunteers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are quietly giving back to nature what it had been stripped of in the years before.  Read article
More about: Environment  MDG 7