18 August 2008
The Beijing 2008 volunteers logo. (Beijing 2008)Beijing, China:
The UN's Olympic volunteer celebration on 7 August, organized by UNV and UNDP, was only the second such event in the last five years to be covered on China's top prime time news programme 'Xinwen Lianbo'. It featured on central, provincial and local media news channels across the country from 7.00 to 7.30 pm. The estimated audience was 400 million people.
China's leading English newspaper, China Daily, featured a large photograph of the event on page four on 8 August. Below are links to English- and Chinese-language coverage.
China Daily: Volunteers fulfill dreams, ambitions
See also: People’s Daily, Women of China
BOCOG: UN lauds Olympic volunteers' contributions
CRI: Everyone Has A Role to Play
Xinhua News Agency: UN Under Secretary-General: volunteerism will become one of Olympic legacies
Sourced by: 新浪网， 人民网， 搜狐
Sina：Zhou Xun Shared volunteer experience on the “Beijing Olympic Volunteer Celebration” Event
CCTV-4: UN Under secretary-general: Volunteers make us feel at home
UN Radio: UN China System holds “Beijing Olympic Volunteer Celebration”
UN Radio: UN Secretary-General sends encouraging messages to volunteers.
UN Radio: UN China System celebrates for Beijing Olympic volunteers
搜狐：联合国为奥运志愿者喝彩 向世界传递经验 (Video)
Sohu: UN celebrates for Olympic volunteers, share experience with the world
Caijing.com.cn: UN Under secretary-general talks about air quality of Beijing
International Business Times: UN joins with BOCOG celebrates for the Olympic volunteers
Chengdu Daily: Zhou Xun celebrates for Beijing Olympics volunteers
Jin Wanbao: Celebrating for Beijing Olympics volunteers, Zhou Xun said I am also a volunteer.
Sina: Zhou Xun celebrates for volunteers and shares experience with representatives
Laodong Wubao: UN Secretary-General sends encouraging messages to volunteers.
People's Daily: Beijing Volunteer Association wins 'UN Distinctive Services Organizing Award'
Sourced by: Xinhua News Agency, 厦门热线，西藏热线
China Youth Daily: Beijing Volunteer Association wins 'UN Distinctive Services Organizing Award'
People's Daily: UN Secretary-General sends encouraging messages to all Beijing Olympics volunteers.
China Youth Daily: UN China System Calls For More Int’l assistance to Aid China Quake Relief Efforts
新浪娱乐: 周迅实践志愿者工作 倡导做大“我们的贡献”
Sina: Zhou Xun practices voluntary work, and advocate "our part"
Sourced by: 千龙网
Yahoo Finance: UN joins hands with BOCOG to hold celebration to encourage social and Olympics volunteers, and transfer Olympic volunteerism to driving forces
Sourced by: 美国证券网，中国财经网，财华网
163.com: Zhou Xun joins UN’s event to celebrate Olympic volunteers
Sourced by: Beijing Radio, Tom网
Jinghua: UN Official: Good environment left as Olympics legacy
Qianlong: Olympics Volunteers: We are everywhere. We are tired but happy.
Farmer's Daily: Over 70,000 volunteers have participated into Olympics services
Guangming Daily: Humanized China shows the smiles of volunteers