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22 April 2011
Towards a new approach to volunteering 
UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Turkey, Shahid Najam, address the conference. (UNV/P.Sen)
Ankara, Turkey: Harnessing the power of volunteering will require clearer understandings of what it means, a proactive approach to policy and legislation, and even stronger partnerships, an eclectic range of voluntary organizations has agreed.  Read article
17 April 2011
Voluntary sector comes to Turkey to move agenda forward 
Ankara, Turkey: The United Nations and organizations from across Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Commonwealth of Independent States are arriving in the Turkish capital to explore ways of beating poverty through citizen action.  Read article
More about: Advocacy
05 December 2005
I exhibit in Turkey by Basak Yalvac
Istanbul, Turkey: Volunteers throughout Turkey shared their silent commitment to the community in a childrens’ photo show, in Istanbul, 5 December. Exhibits from this, the first volunteers’ show were the work of 55 volunteers, hand-picked from over 400 entry snapshots of children in need, attending non-formal activities with the support of young Turkish volunteers in 27 locations across Turkey.  Read article
More about: Advocacy
21 August 2000
United Nations Volunteers 
18 August 2000
UN Volunteer support to UNDP field presence 
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From: UN Volunteers, Germany
More about: Emergency relief


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Kids get day off from school to clean in Turkey 

The Turkish Ministry of Education asked all schools to substitute a day of class with cleaning up the environment in an effort to raise the students' awareness of environmental protection to mark World Environment Day, 5 June.   Visit site
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07 December 2005, 18:28
Volunteers celebration week in Turkey 
On 5 December 2005, the entire world is celebrating International Volunteer Day. We at Citigroup Turkey, planned to celebrate our volunteers and those who wish to join volunteering. For this aim, we organized Citigroup Turkey Volunteers Celebration Week.  Read entry
From: IVD 2005 Blog