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12 December 2005
Volunteer forum & helping children in Chechnya by Titov Anatoli
Moscow, Russia: Service for Peace, recently held a volunteer Forum for students in cooperation with Moscow State University, the United Nations Volunteers, the International Association of Volunteers Efforts(IAVE), and  Sozidanie, a national charity, on 12 December in Moscow, for International Volunteer Day (IVD).   Read entry
12 December 2005
10,000 trees planted in Rwanda by Gertrude Majyambere
Kigali, Rwanda: The national celebrations to mark International Volunteer Day 2005 were last week held in Kibuye province, with participants holding a procession to raise awareness on the role of volunteers in the world.  Read article

From: allAfrica.com
More about: Rwanda  Advocacy
Volunteers spreading gravel and levelling a school ground in Asmara, Eritrea on the occasion of International Volunteer Day in 2005. (Photo: UN Volunteers Eritrea)
12 December 2005
Volunteers renovate schools in Eritrea on IVD by Alice Michelazzi
On 3 December 2005, United Nations Volunteers with UNMEE and UN specialized agencies in Eritrea commemorated International Volunteer Day (IVD) with a wide range of community-based activities in Asmara.   Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Eritrea  Education
A still from the documentary "The Heart of Steel" by New York film maker Angelo Guglielmo shows a volunteer at the site of the World Trade Centre after the 9 September 2001 attack.
12 December 2005
Film captures the impact of volunteerism on individuals by Karin Svadlenak-Gomez
In continuation of its celebration of International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2005, the UNV Representation Office in North America and the volunteer-based 911 Families Association jointly screened the new documentary The Heart of Steel by New York film maker Angelo Guglielmo.    Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: United States
12 December 2005
Volunteers lauded for contribution to Cricket World Cup preparations 
Bassetterre, St.Kitts: The local ICC Cricket World Cup committee on 5 December celebrated International Volunteer Day for the thousands of volunteers in St. Kitts and who regularly provide outstanding community service through youth groups, churches, service clubs, sports and cultural groups and individually.  Read article
12 December 2005
Volunteers march to promote MDG 8 in Fiji  
Suva, Fiji : International Volunteer Day (IVD) was celebrated at Ratu Sukuna Park on 5 December by hundreds of volunteers from around the country who marched through the capital city.  Read article

From: Fiji Times Online
More about: Fiji  MDG 8
12 December 2005
Volunteers crucial for MDGs: Roundtable in Ethiopia 
Addis Ababa: Speaking at a round-table discussion held here on the theme: "Volunteerism for Development" in connection with the International Volunteer Day (IVD) marked on 5 December, UNDP Programme Advisor Joe Feeney said IVD provides an opportunity to strategically support such actions as MDGs.  Read article

From: allAfrica.com
More about: Ethiopia  MDGs: General
Volunteers plant trees on Ruhira Mountain in Kibuye in Rwanda on the occasion of the International Volunteer Day, 5 December 2005. (Photo: UN Volunteers Rwanda)
09 December 2005
Community activities mark IVD in Rwanda 
Kigali, Rwanda: Hundreds of national and international UN Volunteers and other volunteers – including scouts and guides, members of the National Youth Council, VSO, young Christian associations, young women Christians associations, and the Red Cross as well as citizens – joined hands in celebrating the International Volunteer Day in Rwanda.   Read article

From: UN Volunteers Rwanda
More about: Rwanda  Advocacy
09 December 2005
Week-long events across occupied Palestinian territories by Mounir Kleibo
On the occasion of IVD, the Palestinian UNV programme www.unv-pal.org and its partners have organized a variety of activities in honour of its UN national, international and volunteers under the TOKTEN (Transfer Of Knowledge Through Expatriate Nationals) programme.  Read entry
09 December 2005
Community activities in Rwanda's Kibuye province by Jean de Dieu Kayiranga
I wish to inform you that the International Volunteer Day was celebrated in Kibuye province on 05 December 2005.   Read entry

From: IVD 2005 Blog
More about: Rwanda

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