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UN Volunteers shine in Afghanistan
15 December 2010
The UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has its own heroes - precisely, 58 UN Volunteers, including 16 women, who are serving in difficult conditions across the country. The UN Country Team that includes UNDP and the various agencies has 19 UNVs serving in Afghanistan. Visit site
More about: MDGs
Countries:  Afghanistan
Yemen Celebrates International Volunteer Day
15 December 2010
In partnership with Al-Rahma Foundation, an organization that provides girls who are abused with a safe place to grow and learn, International Volunteer Day was celebrated in Yemen. Visit site
Countries:  Yemen
Volunteer Expo raises hopes and fears
15 December 2010
Some 39 volunteer groups from 12 cities came together on Dec 5 for the 2010 Volunteering Expo in Beijing.
The different groups included an organization aimed at enhancing the public awareness of HIV/AIDS, an Internet forum serving China’s Muslims to deal with issues like domestic violence, a social enterprise dedicated to empowering the migrant and rural population through arts-based projects. Visit site
Use music to preach MDGs: UNDP Official tells musicians
10 December 2010
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Advisor, Madam Akua Dua, explained that since the populace easily identified with lyrics in music, it would be necessary that celebrities, especially musicians, compose songs that are aimed toward the sensitization of society on what role each person has to play to ensure that Ghana achieves the eight-point anti-poverty MDGs by the 2015 target deadline. Visit site
Countries:  Ghana
United Nations recognizes Arkansas Tech's Cuenco for volunteer efforts
10 December 2010
Cuenco received a 2010 online volunteering award from the United Nations Volunteers program in recognition of his graphic design work on behalf of the Association Against Women Export (AAWE) in Nigeria.
AAWE raised $20,000 by selling t-shirts, mugs and calendars designed by Cuenco. Visit site
Sierra Leone Joins the World in Celebrating International Volunteers Day
10 December 2010
Volunteer Involving Organisations Network (VIONET), a consortium of volunteer serving agencies in Sierra Leone, has celebrated this year’s International Volunteers Day with a call for a “policy that will integrate volunteerism into the country’s institutional framework with the view to reduce poverty, offer opportunity to young people to share skills and help build communities”. Visit site
Countries:  Sierra Leone
A day to celebrate
10 December 2010
Employees of several regional and international organizations turned up at the United Nations Park in Suva on Saturday to commemorate International Volunteer Day. Visit site
Countries:  Fiji
Promoting peace and development in Kenya
24 November 2010
UNV volunteers peace monitors in Kenya help prevent crisis besides promoting peace and development. Visit site
Countries:  Kenya
Mrs. Ban Soon-Taek visits Beijing Hong Dan Dan Center to promote volunteerism
04 November 2010
On 1 November, Mrs. Ban Soon-Taek, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s wife, visited the Hong Dan Dan Education and Cultural Exchange Center. The center is dedicated to edu-culture training for disabilities and was selected as one of the “Volunteerism for Development” model projects. Mrs. Ban highlighted the impressive work and importance of volunteerism. Visit site
Countries:  China
Online volunteers make an impact
10 September 2010
The Peace Corps pamphlets had just arrived, but the then-Miss Shaw had just met the man she knew she would marry. She put the paperwork away in a bottom drawer and happily became Tiffany Shaw-Diaz.  But her dream persisted, and one day while surfing the web, she found the UNV Online Volunteering service. She signed up for an assignment that very day. Visit site

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Below is a list of articles about UNV published in other web sites and online newspapers.
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