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MDG 7: Ensure environmental sustainability - Related events
03 December 2008
Nepal - IVD events - Kathmandu cleanup 
Kathmandu, Nepal: UNV and VSAs in Nepal have proposed a street cleaning campaign in Kathmandu to highlight the positive aspects of volunteerism: they anticipate about more than 300 national and international volunteers to participate in the event, including some street children. There will be some high officials from UNDP Country Office Team also participating in the cleaning campaign.  View event
More about: Children  Environment  Youth
01 December 2008
Syria - IVD events 
Lattakia and Damascus, Syria: This year a number of UN agencies and NGOs in Syria are promoting volunteerism for environmental awareness (MDG 7) through organizing an Environmental Campaign focusing on canvas bags as an alternative to plastic bags.   View event
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More about: Syria  Environment
25 November 2008
US (WA) - IVD events 
Vancouver, WA, USA: The StreamTeam completes projects to restore salmon habitat that include native tree plantings, environmental education, water quality monitoring and non-native plant removal.  View event
More about: United States  Environment
24 November 2008
Malaysia - IVD events - Clean up the Melaka River  
Melaka, Malaysia: World Youth Foundation (WYF) has joined one of the world’s largest environmental campaigns, Clean Up the World, to help make a difference in Malaysia.  View event
More about: Malaysia  Environment
18 November 2008
Indonesia - IVD events 
Jakarata and East Kalimantan, Indonesia: From 5-6 December Jakarta will see a major meeting of volunteer organizations followed by a public celebration of volunteers; while in East Kalimantan youth will gather to take action for the mangrove ecosystem.  View event
More about: Indonesia  Infrastructure
14 July 2008
Volvo Adventure 
The Volvo Adventure - in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme - is an educational programme that rewards environmental activities and the decision-makers of the future. To enter, you form a team of two to five members aged 13 to 16 years and perform an environmental project in your local community. You submit the project via our online submission tool before the 31 January 2009 deadline.  View event
More about: Children  Environment  Youth