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IVD 2006 Blog
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08 December 2006, 08:54
Recipe for volunteering by Naznin Dhanani
Combine listening, trust and kindness.  Mix well.  Add communication, honesty and compromise.  Read entry
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04 December 2006, 15:55
Olympics & Live Aid in a mixer by Yoko Suzuki
The volunteers, with the help from the United Nations are throwing a music-cum-sports spectacle.  Imagine the Olympics and Live Aid put into a cocktail mixer, a dash of coconuts, palm trees, sunshine and smiles, shaken, not stirred and poured out onto St Joseph’s College, Lotopa’s sports field.  Read entry
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More about: Samoa  Culture & sports
04 December 2006, 14:27
Numerous organizations to hold talk show, blood donation in Timor-Leste by Rafiqul Haider
In Timor-Leste, IVD organizers have planned to a talk show to discuss national volunteering, hold a blood donation and tree-planting activities.  Read entry
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More about: Timor-Leste  Advocacy
01 December 2006, 09:41
Fighting Aids & launching volunteer research in India by Kinuko Mitani
The United Nations Volunteer programme in India is working together with other international agencies and national volunteer organizations in the country to strengthen the fight against HIV/AIDS, on 2 December. In addition, for International Volunteer Day, they are planning to hold a seminar about India and China, and launch a study on volunteering.  Read entry
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More about: India  MDG 6  Research
30 November 2006, 10:19
Peace movement promotes volunteering in Bangladesh by Samsad Monaim
The Bangladesh-based Movement for Peace and Progress is planning to have a cultural programme and discussion to promote volunteering in the country.  Read entry
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More about: Bangladesh  Peacekeeping
30 November 2006, 10:06
Malawi focuses on youth & volunteering by Halima Chande
Youth and volunteering will be the main theme for Malawi's IVD celebrations. Together with several volunteer agencies, volunteers will visit the children's ward in Kamuzu Central Hospital and an exhibition of volunteers' work will also be on display.  Read entry
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More about: Malawi  Youth
30 November 2006, 09:16
Serving the homeless in Jamaica by Joan McDonald
Jamaican volunteers will be serving around 300 homeless people. They will be given food, clothes and medical check-ups.   Read entry
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More about: Jamaica  Homeless
30 November 2006, 09:10
Celebrating IYV, 5 years on in Sierra Leone by Andrew E. Chishakwe
In Sierra Leone, international and local volunteer-involving organizations will be involved in organizing IVD celebrations. Aside from televised discussion on volunteerism for development, there will be a march and performances to celebrate "International Year of Volunteers, 5 Years On".  Read entry
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More about: Sierra Leone  Advocacy
29 November 2006, 10:34
'Let the evidence speak' for volunteerism in Ethiopia by Selamawit Tsige
Volunteer-involving organizations in Ethiopia will hold an exhibit, "Let evidence speak", to express appreciation to volunteers' contribution to the country's development.  Read entry
From: IVD 2006 Blog
More about: Ethiopia  Advocacy  MDG 6  Policy
29 November 2006, 09:16
Kosovo to initiate volunteer law by Kanako Terui
In Kosovo, UNV volunteers will hold a roundtable discussion and work towards establishing a law on volunteerism.  Read entry

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