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Volunteerism for human development and peace-building 
Globally, volunteerism contributes to many areas of human development and peace-building. Volunteerism can be the ideal link between global and local: volunteers may have experience of doing things in different ways, with different approaches, and commit themselves to transferring this information in a way that is beneficial to the people whom they serve.  Visit site
More about: Sri Lanka  Civil society
Voluntary Service for Peace (VSFP) 
Voluntary Service for Peace (VSFP) is an international voluntary youth organization, working for global peace through voluntary service and youth mobilization in India and Sri Lanka. VSFP networks with international and national organizations to promote cross-cultural voluntary social camps and to create global peace through various activities.  Visit site
More about: India  Sri Lanka
Afghanistan marks Peace Day with polio vaccinations and ceasefire 
Medics with polio vaccinations pushed into some of Afghanistan's most volatile provinces on the United Nations' Peace Day Sunday, with a Taliban pledge they should not be harmed during the three-day drive. According to the World Health Organisation country representative, about 14,000 health workers and volunteers aimed to deliver vaccinations to 1.85 million children under the age of five in six provinces.  Visit site
More about: Afghanistan  Health
Red Cross / Red Crescent (IFRC) 
On these pages you will find information about how you can volunteer with IFRC's 186 National Societies around the world and help in their mission to assist the lives of the most vulnerable. The International Federation does not recruit volunteers to work overseas, as it works through its National Societies. The International Federation instead focuses on supporting volunteering development in our member societies.   Visit site
InterAction 
InterAction seeks volunteers who are interested in working with refugees --  hosting a refugee while they find work, tutoring refugees and their children to help further their general education or learn a new language, or even organize a fundraiser, collect items to donate such as blankets, clothing, food, medical items, etc.  Visit site
More about: United States
United Nations Peacekeeping 
Since the end of the Cold War, United Nations peacekeeping has often combined with peacebuilding in complex multidimensional operations deployed into settings of intra-State conflict. This publication provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about United Nations peacekeeping.  Visit site
UN Volunteers in Peacekeeping Operations 
Promoting peace and solidarity, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme has been supporting the work of the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) in both war-torn and post-conflict areas since 1992.   Visit site
Volunteer Exchange Reconciliation for South Eastern Europe 
The Regional Integration through Volunteer Exchanges for Reconciliation in South East Europe (RIVER SEE) Programme team launched a website to foster "east to east" volunteer exchanges within the Balkan region. This initiative is done in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), UN Volunteers programme and several civil society and volunteer-involving organizations.  Visit site

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