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IYV+10 news and reports
20 February 2012
IYV+10 - the General Assembly Resolution 
New York, USA: On 5 December 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution A/RES/66/67 on marking the tenth anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers.  Read article
25 November 2011
The Women of Villa El Salvador and the Volunteering "Bug" by Felien De Smedt and Nerea Varela
Lima, Peru: On the occasion of the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November), we invite you to read this collaborative piece--between UNWomen and the tenth anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10)--that celebrates the work of women volunteers in Villa El Salvador.  Read article
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25 November 2011
Call for writing submissions from children 
Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore Foundation in association with the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme in India and Anant Vikas Trust is bringing out a special issue of "The Peace Gong--the children’s newspaper" based on the four objectives of the tenth anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV+10): recognition, facilitation, networking and promotion of volunteerism.   Read article
21 November 2011
Official International Volunteer Day (IVD) statements 
Official International Volunteer Day (IVD) statements are forthcoming. Please keep checking the IVD download section for more information and other resources to support events in your country.

You can also help the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme to showcase the power of volunteer action in every country. To find out more, please visit volunteeringmatters.unv.org, and help light-up our world by watching a weekly video and responding to a weekly question with your best photo and caption.   Read article
28 October 2011
Internationally acclaimed singer dedicates song to volunteers worldwide 
Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Angélique Kidjo, dedicates a song to volunteers around the world. Photo: Nigel Garvey
Internationally acclaimed singer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Angélique Kidjo, joined forces with the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme this week, ahead of a 5 December UN General Assembly Session on volunteerism. UNV’s message to Member States is clear - millions of volunteers are changing lives for the better every day and with better recognition and support much more can be done.    Read article

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