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26 October 2006
Bhutan's Gross National Happiness & volunteering by Junko Taguchi
This year's IVD, UNV programme in Bhutan, together with volunteer-involving organizations, will hold an "IVD Forum" and an essay contest on volunteering and "Gross National Happiness".  Read entry
26 October 2006
New Zealand keeps it legal by Grant Aldridge
Office for Community & Voluntary Sector is planning  to launch "Keeping it Legal", a set of risk management guidelines for volunteer organizations. Numerous volunteer centre to celebrate and acknowledge volunteers' contribution to communities by holding morning teas and barbeque parties.   Read article

From: IVD 2006 Blog
More about: New Zealand  Advocacy
26 October 2006
Bermuda volunteers to go online by Kristin White
The Centre on Philanthropy in Bermuda will launch an interactive online volunteer matching system and host a volunteer reception to honour local volunteers.  Read entry

From: IVD 2006 Blog
More about: United Kingdom  Advocacy
05 January 2006
Service for Peace celebrates IVD in 10 countries 
Service For Peace (SFP) held IVD activities in 10 countries involving more than 4,600 volunteers and participants worldwide. Here are summaries of the celebrations.  Read article
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23 December 2005
La Fundación C&A lanza su sitio web 
En el Día Internacional de los VoluntariosFundación C&A lanza su sitio web www.fundacioncya.org.ar, creado con el fin de difundir la labor desarrollada por la entidad y de compartir experiencias, aprendizajes y desafíos, vinculados con la promoción de la educación.  Read article
22 December 2005
Le volontariat pour consacrer les valeurs de solidarité 
Rabat, Maroc: L'action volontaire constitue un important instrument pour consacrer les nobles valeurs humaines, ont affirmé, lundi à Rabat, les participants à une journée sur «l'étude du volontariat et du bénévolat au Maroc».  Read article

From: Le Matin, Morocco
More about: Morocco  Advocacy
Children learn about the benefits of trees after planting trees around the Gate of Hope orphanage in the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya on 5 December 2005. The tree plantation was organized on the occasion of the International Volunteer Day. (Photo: Service for Peace-Kenya)
16 December 2005
Volunteers spice up Kenya orphanage with love and trees by Chris M. Nyamai
The Service for Peace (SFP)-Kenya Chapter organized the celebrations marking the International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5 December at the Gate of Hope orphan children’s home.   Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Kenya  Children  Environment
Volunteers say "cheers" as part of the Volunteers' Day celebrations at the International Trade Fair in Gambia, during the International Volunteer Day commemoration in December 2005. (Photo: UN Volunteers Gambia)
16 December 2005
Volunteer awards, banquet sparkle Gambia celebrations by Fiel-Fraulein Bandekar
In Gambia, the IVD celebration spread through the week from 3rd December. The US Peace Corps, VSO and Gambia Red Cross Society joined UNV in organizing the events.    Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Gambia
16 December 2005
Children refugees help volunteers come together in Ukraine by Yana Salakhova
A party was organized for children refugees in Kyiv integration centre for refugees on 10 December, with the joint efforts of the volunteers of UNHCR and International Relief and Friendship Foundation in affiliation with Service For Peace and students of Kyiv universities. The UN Volunteers programme also supported this initiative.  Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Ukraine  Refugees
16 December 2005
célébration de la JIV aux Comores by Simona Valmori
Cette année la célébration de la Journée Internationale des Volontaires fut une importante occasion d'échanges d'idées et de rencontre des organisations de volontariat opérant aux Comores.   Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Comoros

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