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02 February 2010
Bins for the beach in Freetown 
Freetown, Sierra Leone: With support from the Government and private sector, in Sierra Leone volunteers got into the swing of International Volunteer Day with drama, debates and a clean-up of Lumley Beach.  Read article
More about: Environment
01 December 2007
'Stand up to develop Sierra Leone' to mark IVD 
Freetown, Sierra Leone: For the first time, volunteers across Sierra Leone will celebrate the International Volunteer Day in the provinces as well as in the capital of Freetown, where the event is usually commemorated.  Read article
More about: MDGs: General
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
21 November 2003
Sierra Leone IVD celebration highlights refugees' voluntary contribution 
Kissy Town: The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme will take the lead in marking the International Volunteer Day (IVD) in Sierra Leone with the theme, "Volunteering for agreeable Integration".  Read article
From: UN Volunteers, Germany
27 August 2003
Youth must make sacrifices 
Freetown: "If young men and women of today want to live in a better Sierra Leone than we are seeing now, then they need to sacrifice their time, energy and skills where needed without thinking about money", expressed Haroun Sankoh, a senior official attached to the Ministry of Youth and Sports.  Read article

 

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West Africa volunteers scheme launched  
Some 1,000 youths from across West Africa have marched through the streets of the Liberian capital, Monrovia, to launch a new regional volunteer scheme.

The scheme would see youths spend time helping out in areas such as agriculture, health or education in a different country to their own.

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US Doctors For Africa 
US Doctors For Africa promotes the flow of volunteer physicians, nurses and other medical professionals to Africa to provide capacity building and direct medical services to populations ravaged by disease, malnutrition and inadequate medical care.   Visit site
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30 November 2006, 09:10
Celebrating IYV, 5 years on in Sierra Leone 
In Sierra Leone, international and local volunteer-involving organizations will be involved in organizing IVD celebrations. Aside from televised discussion on volunteerism for development, there will be a march and performances to celebrate "International Year of Volunteers, 5 Years On".  Read entry
From: IVD 2006 Blog