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14 January 2008
Greek volunteers replant fire-ravaged forest 
Greek scouts plant trees in Penteli suburb (Jan 2008, AFP)
Athens, Greece: Four months after a fire devastated one of the last forests on the outskirts of Athens, Greek volunteers on Sunday planted around 2,000 pine saplings in an initiative backed by the US and British embassies, the agriculture ministry said.  Read article
From: AFP
More about: Environment
16 August 2004
Former German national coach returns to the Olympics as a volunteer 
Athens: Former German National Coach Ursula Klinger, returns to the Olympic Diving scene as a volunteer after beating life-threatening cancer.  Read article
More about: Culture & sports
05 August 2004
45,000 volunteers get ready for Olympic Games 
Athens: The International Olympic Committee finally selected 45,000 volunteers, out of 160,000 applications from 188 countries, to assist in the upcoming Games in Athens, Greece.  Read article
More about: Advocacy  Culture & sports
11 May 2004
Volunteers proud to participate in Olympics: Survey 
Athens: Some 2,000 volunteers for the Athens Olympic Games 2004 say they feel "extremely positive" and that their participation is "extremely essential to the Games’ success", a recent survey reveals.  Read article
08 March 2004
150,000 official volunteer applications for the Athens Olympic Games 
Athens: The number of Official Volunteer applications for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad reached 150,360 at the end of February, six months ahead of the Olympic Games.  Read article

 

Related links
Volunteer Exchange Reconciliation for South Eastern Europe 
The Regional Integration through Volunteer Exchanges for Reconciliation in South East Europe (RIVER SEE) Programme team launched a website to foster "east to east" volunteer exchanges within the Balkan region. This initiative is done in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Volunteers programme and several civil society and volunteer-involving organizations.  Visit site
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06 December 2005, 14:21
Greek volunteers receive awards 
On the occasion of the International Volunteer Day, the Greek Ministry of Health awarded organizations and individuals for their volunteer work in 2005.   Read entry
From: IVD 2005 Blog