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21 January 2009
Uzbek volunteers unite at International Volunteer Day event  by Matthew Taylor
Volunteers at a conference held to share knowledge and skills on IVD. (UNV)
Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Volunteers from across Uzbekistan met to share knowledge and skills on IVD. "Today’s event shows volunteerism is alive and well in Uzbekistan. We face global challenges, from food price rises to human trafficking and the spread of HIV/AIDS. Volunteers are vital in tackling these," said Edin Elgsaether, the United Nations Volunteers programme Officer in Uzbekistan.  Read article
30 August 2005
Uzbekistan notebook: The experiences of a Peace Corps volunteer by Jessica Teicher
This three-part volunteer story, written by Jessica Teicher, speaks of the joys of teaching English to Uzbek kids and knowing Uzbek culture and its people while volunteering. But it was dampened when the government refused to extend the volunteers' visas. They left after only five weeks instead of staying for two years as planned.  Read article
From: Eurasianet.org
14 March 2005
Volunteers and the MDGs in Uzbekistan 
United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme recently released the “Volunteers and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Uzbekistan". The brochure contains concrete examples on how international and local volunteers are helping communities address issues on poverty, gender equality, education and HIV/AIDS.  Read article
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From: UN Volunteers Uzbekistan
More about: Activism
14 March 2005
Volunteers and the Millennium Development Goals in Uzbekistan 
This booklet from the UN Volunteers programme contains concrete examples of how international and local volunteers are helping communities address issues on poverty, gender equality, education and battling the spread HIV/AIDS in Uzbekistan.  Read article
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From: UN Volunteers Uzbekistan
More about: MDG 1  MDG 2  MDG 3  MDG 6
29 January 2002
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Uzbekistan IVD 2005 poster
06 December 2005, 11:18
For the children of Kostruba, Uzbekistan 
To mark International Volunteer Day 2005, the United Nations Volunteers and the donor community in Uzbekistan have organized an event in Nukus, Karakalpakstan, with the children of Kostruba, a remote community in Karakalpakstan.  Read entry
From: IVD 2005 Blog