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IVD 2006 Blog
International Volunteer Day, 5 December
Are you organizing any event or programme for the International Volunteer Day this year? Share your plans here with everyone and ask for others' ideas and opinions. Discuss and learn with each other in order to make IVD 2006 a success. To post to this blog, send your entries to

26 October 2006, 15:11
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
From: IVD 2006 Blog
More about: Bhutan  Advocacy
21 December 2006, 11:13
From blood donation to tree planting, Sri Lanka celebrates IVD by Gamini Gunasingha
The IVD celebrations were held in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, with activities including country wide tree plantation, bicycle race,  and clean-up drives.  Read entry
20 December 2006, 11:13
Strengthening volunteerism and management in Kazahstan by Eenjin Batsuren
Kazakhstan recognizes that volunteerism is a resource they could tap into to improve lives of its people. On IVD, volunteer-involving organizations are coming together to help government agencies create strategies and laws on volunteering.  Read entry
From: IVD 2006 Blog
More about: Kazakhstan  Advocacy  Management
19 December 2006, 11:27
Renewing the Argentinian spirit by Carlos E. Zaballa
I would like to inform you that the IVD celebration was a real successful in Argentina. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Presidential Chief of Cabinet and the President of White Helmets Commission, among other high level authorities, speak to 1,500 volunteers there.  Read entry
From: IVD 2006 Blog
More about: Argentina
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16 December 2006, 22:51
Utrecht says thank you to volunteer organizations by Giorgio Chaudy
Saturday, the 2nd of December, the members of YSI and three other volunteers, Patrick, Harun and Abraham, collected goodies at the homes in Utrecht. With those goodies, we wanted to fill up Thank you-baskets for various volunteer organizations in Utrecht, to thank them for their efforts.   Read entry

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