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01 December 2006
Enabling the disabled through sports in Laos 
Vientiane, Lao PDR: Give basketball on wheels a try! For IVD, various UN agencies and volunteer organizations are organizing different sports for disabled people and give non-disabled people the opportunity to gain insight on how disabled people live.  Read article
01 December 2006
Nigerians urge to volunteer, become agents of development by Momou Sheidu
Abuja, Nigeria: With the encouragement of President Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigerians are urged to participate in various volunteering activities being held on International Volunteer Day in the capital Abuja.  Read article

More about: Nigeria  Infrastructure
29 November 2006
Canada celebrates its 12 million volunteers on IVD 
Ontario, Canada: International Volunteer Day, December 5, 2006, celebrates the dedicated volunteers who work to make life better for others. And, according to the latest study on volunteering, Canada has a lot to celebrate! An astonishing 12 million Canadians volunteer their time in some capacity, contributing a staggering two billion volunteer hours each year.  Read article

From: Volunteer Canada
More about: Canada  Advocacy
29 November 2006
Foro Nacional sobre Voluntariado y Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio by Begoña Arellano
Santiago, República Dominicana: Para el 5 de diciembre del 2006, Sirve Quisqueya, una red multisectorial que promueve el voluntariado en la Republica Dominicana estará celebrando este día, dedicando a la promoción de los aportes del voluntariado para la consecución de los objetivos de desarrollo del milenio (ODM).  Read article
29 November 2006
Diálogo Nacional Sobre o Voluntariado en Moçambique by Ana Lisa Silva
Maputo, Mozambique: Olhando para a história de Moçambique, uma abordagem que poderia ser utilizada para abordar os desafios de capacidade dentro do país seria através do voluntariado. É neste contexto que um grupo de instituições do governo e organizações nacionais e internacionais pretendem realizar, de 5 à 7 de Dezembro de 2006, um Diálogo Nacional Sobre o Voluntariado.  Read article

From: UN Volunteers Mozambique
28 November 2006
The power of volunteering, UNV chief's message for IVD 2006 
In his message for this year's International Volunteer Day, Ad de Raad, Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteers programme, talks about the effectiveness and power of volunteering.  Read article
02 November 2006
Summit on international volunteering leadership in US by David Styers
Washington D.C., USA: The US-based Points of Light Foundation is working with the Brookings Institution and numerous NGOs, corporations, and US government agencies on an International Volunteering Leadership Summit to be held in Washington, DC on 5 December.   Read article
02 November 2006
UN agencies collaborate on hunger walk and volunteer day 
Bonn, Germany: UNV programme and World for Food Programme (WFP) have agreed to work together in promoting the Walk the World campaign and International Volunteer Day (IVD).  Read article

More about: Activism  MDG 1
01 November 2006
Working towards peace in Sri Lanka by UNV Sri Lanka
Colombo, Sri Lanka: In Sri Lanka, agencies are organizing exciting events to promote peace and volunteering and the achievement of MDGs.   Read entry

From: IVD 2006 Blog
01 November 2006
Guiding young volunteers in Cambodia by Mark Lawler
Phnom Penh: In Cambodia, the theme for this year's IVD is engaging youth in development through volunteering.   Read entry

From: IVD 2006 Blog
More about: Cambodia  Advocacy

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