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03 December 2007
Mexico: Youth Festival by Aram Barra
My name is Aram Barra, 22 years old, Mexican.  I am also president to a

youth led organization named Espolea A.C. that works since 2005 in

Mexico. For the upcoming IVD, we have organized a festival called Festival de Juventud (Youth Festival) to be held from 4-8 December.

  Read article
From: IVD 2007 Blog
More about: Youth
06 December 2006
Su salario es sólo uno "gracias" 
En México, el pasado 29 de noviembre, el ex presidente Vicente Fox entregó el Premio Nacional al Voluntario 2006, acto que fue celebrado en el salón Adolfo López Mateos, de la residencia oficial de Los Pinos.  Read article
More about: Advocacy
14 March 2005
Human rights volunteers needed 
London, UK: Peace Brigades International (PBI), a human rights organization, is recruiting international volunteers to work in Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico and Indonesia to help protect organizations and individuals threatened by political violence.  Read article
09 March 2005
La Asociación Mexicana de Voluntarios, A.C. impulsa la Ley Federal del Servicio Voluntario 
Mexico City, Mexico: Ley Federal del Servicio Voluntario presentada ante el pleno de la Cámara de Diputados el 8 de marzo del 2005 por el diputado Jaime Miguel Moreno Garavilla.  Read article
From: La Asociación Mexicana de Voluntarios, Mexico
More about: Policy
26 April 2004
Parliamentarians urged for steps to promote volunteerism 
Mexico City: Over 600 parliamentarians from 122 member countries of the <a href="http://www.  Read article
From: UN Volunteers, Germany

 

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Push International 
Push International is a non-profit humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide mobility and facilitate sustainable development in the disabled community inside the countries where the organization works. Push International desires to give wheelchairs to people with disabilities who are the poorest of the poor. Furthermore, it hosts wheelchair maneuvering skills clinics, teaches personal care skills, education, job skills and sports.  Visit site
Volunteer bridges cultures 
Ben Hiza always knew he was interested in volunteering. While others pick a local group, Hiza decided to apply to the Peace Corps and was accepted in January for assignment in Mexico, where he will serve for two years. "For me, it's the sense that you're actually helping someone, as well as a cause. I'm improving someone's life and a country's development," Hiza said.  Visit site
Nataté Voluntariado Internacional A.C. 
Mexican voluntary service organization based in San Cristobal de las Casas.
The organization proposes short and long term voluntary service placements around the themes of ecology, water and forest management and minority empowerment. (In English and Spanish).  Visit site

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27 December 2007, 11:42
Mexico: Creación del Programa de Estudiantes Voluntarios de la Universidad de Colima 
Les escribo para compartirles la experiencia que tuvimos con motivo del Día Internacional del Voluntariado:

A un año de creación del Programa de Estudiantes Voluntarios de la Universidad de Colima (que por cierto es uno de los resultado de la Red UNITeS), y dentro del marco del Día Internacional del Voluntariado, organizamos el pasado jueves 6 de diciembre la 1a Feria de Estudiantes Voluntarios: "Descubriendo su Potencial Social".  Read entry
From: IVD 2007 Blog