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IVD 2008 news
27 February 2009
Take example from American and international celebrity volunteers by Alisa Krutovsky
To mark IVD this year, the Association of Voluntary Service Organizations — a European network of voluntary service organizations based in Brussels — launched the 'Invisible Heroes' campaign to collect as many photos of serving volunteers for one year. The campaign is aimed at demonstrating the magnitude of voluntary service in Europe, and convincing key decision makers to give the issue more attention.   Visit site
05 January 2009
Ethiopia joins International Volunteer Day by Fikremariam Tesfaye
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Senior Officials of the Ethiopian government are expected to join UNV/UNDP in Ethiopia, including volunteer mobilizing organizations, volunteers, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and NGOs in a rally at the Volunteer Square in the Mekanisa area in an effort to highlight the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).  Visit site
From: The Africa Monitor
More about: Ethiopia
23 December 2008
Celebración única del voluntariado 
Caira Volontario, nacida el 5 de diciembre de 2008 (Foto: Charles Nnoko Mbibi)
Bouake, Côte d’Ivoire: El 5 de diciembre se celebra el Día Internacional de los Voluntarios y ofrece a las comunidades la oportunidad de dar visibilidad a las contribuciones del voluntariado. Este año un voluntario del programa VNU ha elegido una forma única de celebrar el espíritu del voluntariado.  Read article
More about: Cameroon  Côte d'Ivoire
Other languages: in English  en français  
22 December 2008
Une manière unique de célébrer le volontariat 
Caira Volontario, née le 5 décembre 2008 (Photo: Charles Nnoko Mbibi)
Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire : Cette année, un membre des VNU a trouvé une manière tout à fait exceptionnelle de célébrer le volontariat : pour fêter la naissance de leur petite fille, le 5 décembre 2008, Charles Nkobo Mbibi et sa femme n’ont pas imaginé meilleur moyen que de prénommer le ravissant bébé « Caira Volontario ».   Read article
More about: Cameroon  Côte d'Ivoire
Other languages: in English  en español  
22 December 2008
Uniquely celebrating volunteerism 
Born on 5 December 2008, baby Caira Volontario (Photo: Charles Nnoko Mbibi)
Bouake, Côte d’Ivoire: International Volunteer Day (IVD) is celebrated on 5 December and offers communities an opportunity to make visible the contributions made by volunteers. This year, one UNV volunteer found a truly unique way to celebrate the spirit of volunteerism.    Read article
More about: Cameroon  Côte d'Ivoire
Other languages: en español  en français  

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