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14 April 2009
'Spring Goodwill Week' in Kazakhstan by Svetlana Gladisheva
Pavlodar, Kazakhstan: "By making good things, you add to the world’s goodwill box one important thing, two sincere smiles and endless belief in humanity."  Read article
More about: Children  Civil society  Youth
22 January 2009
Raising awareness in Kazakhstan 
Astana, Kazakhstan: The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme in Kazakhstan organized a series of events to celebrate IVD 2008, starting from the month of September with a competition for journalists and public awareness campaigns.  Read article
04 December 2007
Kazakhstan focuses on local volunteering to mark IVD  
Almaty, Kazakhstan: The focus of the IVD for 2007 in Kazakhstan will be the contribution of the local volunteers to the country development: "Local volunteers – our heroes!". At the same time, to quote former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, "Volunteerism is the ultimate expression of what the United Nations is all about", the celebration of IVD will also a moment of contact between the UN and the people of Kazakhstan.  Read article
More about: Advocacy
01 March 2007
Sex and drugs: Preventing HIV/AIDS in Kazakhstan by Claire Doole
Young Red Cross volunteers displaying information material on safe sex in Temirtau, Kazakhstan. (IFRC, Mar 2007)
Temirtau, Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan has the fastest growing HIV rate in Central Asia, fuelled by drug trafficking from Afghanistan into Russia. Since 2004, the Red Crescent has mobilized thousands of volunteers, like former drug user Sasha, to spread the HIV prevention message to drug users, sex workers and the communities most at risk.  Read article
27 May 2005
UN Volunteers recognized for invaluable support to missions 
Bonn, Germany: As the United Nations commemorates the third International Day of UN Peacekeepers on 29 May, paying tribute to those who serve in peacekeeping operations, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) are also being honoured for their dedication and courage in helping improve the lives of millions of people in war-torn and post-conflict countries across the globe.  Read article

 

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20 December 2006, 11:13
Strengthening volunteerism and management in Kazahstan 
Kazakhstan recognizes that volunteerism is a resource they could tap into to improve lives of its people. On IVD, volunteer-involving organizations are coming together to help government agencies create strategies and laws on volunteering.  Read entry
From: IVD 2006 Blog
14 November 2005, 17:21
Kazakhstan election delays IVD 
I would also like to inform you that until this year we used to have a committee that involved different local volunteer-involving organizations and government representatives in organizing the event at the country level.   Read entry
From: IVD 2005 Blog