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01 December 2005
Acciones sociales cobran impulso mediante servicio de voluntariado  
Paraguay: En los últimos tres años 1.876 voluntarios realizaron servicios sociales en 100 instituciones solicitantes generando 78.000 horas voluntarias. Con este resultado, el Banco Paraguayo de Voluntari@s, impulsado por la organización Sumando, conmemora el Día Internacional del Voluntariado que se recuerda hoy.  Read article

From: Ultima Hora, Paraguay
More about: Paraguay  Young volunteers
01 December 2005
Ações no Dia V 2005 beneficiarão cegos em Belo Horizonte by Ana Paula de Lima E Santos B. Figueredo
Os empregados da Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) estão preparando várias ações para marcar o Dia V 2005 em Belo Horizonte, que será comemorado no próximo domingo, dia 4 de dezembro. E o público beneficiado diretamente, cerca de 130 pessoas, é bem diversificado, possibilitando a mobilização de voluntários que atuam em diferentes áreas.   Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Brazil  Advocacy
01 December 2005
Vol_nteering...the only thing missing is U by Stuart Garland
To mark IVD, Volunteering Ireland, will officially launch its new web site www.volunteeringireland.ie. This provides opportunities for individuals who wish to devote some of their precious spare time to voluntary work. At the same time, non-profit organizations can make use of this pool of people to undertake much-needed, short-term work. The service is brokered by Volunteering Ireland.  Read article

From: Volunteering Ireland
More about: Ireland  Advocacy
30 November 2005
VSO offices worldwide mark IVD by 'building communities'  by Theo Breedon
For International Volunteer Day 2005, Voluntary Service Overseas is highlighting the important contributions of local and national volunteering – and also the contributions of international volunteers – with a campaign entitled "Volunteers for Development: Building Communities Together".   Read article
30 November 2005
Volunteer & secure Jamaica's future by Ocho Rios
Trelawny, Jamaica: To honour its volunteers, the Trelawny Association of Volunteer Organizations (TAVO)  will hold a banquet and award 7 volunteers in a ceremony on 5 December, in Jamaica.   Read article
30 November 2005
Voluntários na Guiné-Bissau em festa 
Bissau, Guinea Bissau: Uma exposição, teatro, uma meia-maratona e uma palestra sobre o voluntariado e os objectivos do Milénio para o desenvolvimento compõem o programa da festa que pretende ser a celebração do Dia Internacional do Voluntariado , em Bissau. O dia 5 de Dezembro é o dia oficial mas as actividades começam já no dia 2, no Centro do Instituto da Juventude.  Read article

More about: Guinea-Bissau  Advocacy
30 November 2005
Festival of Voluntarism in Bosnia/Herzegovina by Nicola Tiezzi
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, we are supporting the celebration of ‘Festival of V’ which aims to promote volunteerism and the need for an enabling environment. UNV has been leading the working group that drafted the law on volunteerism which we recently handed over to the government.   Read entry
30 November 2005
Volunteers are the true champions of MDGs: Kofi Annan 
In his message for International Volunteer Day 2005, Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations, highlights the invaluable contribution of volunteers -- from the flooded streets of New Orleans to the flattened villages in Pakistan.  "Volunteers are ordinary people, often unsung heroes, helping to make a difference," he says, "they remain the true champions of our work towards the Millennium Development Goals."  Read article
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From: UN Volunteers, Germany
More about: Advocacy
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30 November 2005
Peace concert in Uganda by Bong Manzano
UN Volunteers in Uganda is spearheading a youth development camp, together with other international volunteer-involving organizations and government agencies. It is also coordinating a "peace concert" in Northern Uganda.  Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Uganda  Advocacy
30 November 2005
Creating awareness about the MDGs in Kenya by International Volunteers Day Coordinating Committee, Kenya
This year’s theme for the IVD in Kenya will be “Volunteering to promote awareness and achievement of the MDGs in the community”. The theme was selected based on the need to increase local knowledge about the MDGs and engage the community in volunteer activities to achieve the Goals.  Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Kenya  Advocacy

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