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25 November 2005
Volunteer week gives recognition to generous givers by Leo Leonidou
Nicosia, Cyprus: Volunteer week in Cyprus will give organizations and individuals the chance to make their contributions visible and is an opportunity to show that volunteerism can help people in need such as the elderly, disabled, people with illnesses, and victims of violence.  Read article

From: Cyprus Mail
More about: Cyprus  Advocacy
25 November 2005
Young Chinese volunteers to carry out IVD activities by Xinhua News
Beijing, China: China's young volunteers will carry out a series of activities with the theme "Chinese Volunteers for a Harmonious Society", to mark the International Volunteers Day, 5  December.   Read article

From: Xinhua News
More about: China  Advocacy
23 November 2005
Rotary Antigua to receive award on IVD by Nikisha Smith
The Rotary Club of Antigua-Sundown will be awarded with the United Nations Volunteer programme (UNV) award for its exemplary effort in promoting waste recycling in the Caribbean island states of Antigua and Barbuda; on International Volunteer Day, 5 December in Barbados.  Read article
22 November 2005
Calling all Kosovo volunteers, IVD is here by Daniela Tarizzo
This year, to celebrate International Volunteer Day, we are organizing a week-long series of activities aimed at informing, communicating and sensitizing the civil society about what we have been able to realize in Kosovo in 2005 thanks to the contribution of all who have voluntarily joined our initiatives.   Read entry
22 November 2005
MDGs 'Mumkin' in Sudan by Ganiyu A. Ipaye
MDGs 'Mumkin' in Sudan is to demonstrate the potentials of volunteers, working in partnership with local communities, government and other development partners (including the UN), to achieve Peace, Unity and Development, especially the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Sudan.  Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Sudan  Advocacy
16 November 2005
Ireland releases guides on volunteering by Volunteer Centres Ireland
For IVD 2005, Volunteer Centres Ireland, the national co-ordinating body of  volunteer centres, will launch a series of guides to volunteering on 5 December in Dublin, Ireland.  Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Ireland  Management
14 November 2005
Kazakhstan election delays IVD by Elvira Sheikhova
I would also like to inform you that until this year we used to have a committee that involved different local volunteer-involving organizations and government representatives in organizing the event at the country level.   Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Kazakhstan
14 November 2005
Young volunteers to receive awards in Slovenia 
Šentjur, Slovenia: For this year's International Volunteer Day, the volunteer-involving organization International Relief Friendship Foundation  (IRFF) Slovenia and the municipality of Šentjur announced that they will present the "Volunteer 2005" awards to young people.  Read article
10 November 2005
Conference focuses on corporate volunteers’ role 
Accra, Ghana: The United Nations International Volunteer Day (IVD) committee on Thursday held a conference to discuss Corporate Society responsibility among Ghana's top companies.  Read article
10 November 2005
Big rally, book launching in Nepal by Beatriz Cook
Launching and distribution of "UNV in Nepal Booklet" and December 05 will also be used as a prelude or a "kick-off" day for the "International Workshop on Volunteerism" which we are planning for late February or early March 2006.  Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Nepal

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