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Supporting the volunteer spirit
02 December 2005, 18:51
by Kinuko Mitani

Dear all,

Happy International Volunteers Day (IVD) from UNV India Country Office!

UNV office in Delhi is celebrating the International Volunteers Day by supporting the following activities this year.  We would like to invite you to support the activities and show your volunteer spirit!

  1. Blood Donation Camp (UNDP Conference Hall from 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM on Dec. 5)
  2. Participation of several national UNVs in UN Radio interviews to share their experiences in supporting the relief/recovery efforts of the tsunami/floods/other disaster hit India (date/time to be shared later)
  3. Sharamdaan - Cleaning of Yamuna River (Kudsia Ghat from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Dec. 5), organized by 'We for Yamuna' and the Society for Child Development.
  4. Radio interview by All India Radio of Mr. Vimlendu Jha, volunteer under the UNV volunteer lab, to speak about his volunteer involvement (MW 366.3 M from 7:05AM on Dec. 4 - his part is approx. 7 min. out of the 45 min. program on IVD)
  5. Disaster Preparedness & Volunteer Promotion Campaign in Delhi, organized by national UNVs based in Delhi in mid-December

"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but the ocean would be less because of that missing drop." by Mother Teresa

With best regards,

UNV country office team

Kinuko Mitani (Ms.)
Programme Officer
United Nations Volunteers (UNV)/United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
55 Lodi Estate, P.O.Box 3059
New Delhi 110 003 India