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Teams of students and volunteers made trash bins from plastic bottles before taking part in a clean-up at the high school during a visit by the UNV Volunteerism Caravan in Cambodia to Kratie province.   (Maeve Anne Halpin/UNV, 2014)
Volunteerism Caravan in Cambodia helps UNV raise awareness in remote communities
27 November 2014
Phnom Penh, Cambodia: inspired by a similar activity organized in Tunisia, the UNV Field Unit is Cambodia has been operating a Volunteerism Caravan which has been engaging volunteers and organizations in remote areas in discussions about the current status of volunteerism and its contribution to Cambodia's development. Read
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International UN Youth Volunteer Lena Priesemann (centre) during discussions with children at a World Water Day event in Quito. (UNV, 2014)
Young Ecuadorians define the new Post-2015 development agenda
31 October 2014
Quito, Ecuador: During my year in Ecuador, I met a lot of people, above all young people who are committed to fighting for a better world. I started my assignment in July 2013 to support the national consultations on the definition of the Post-2015 development agenda in Ecuador. The consultations were carried out under the slogan “The World We Want beyond 2015”. Read
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Ms. Maria-Threase Keating, UNDP Kenya Country Director, giving her inspirational. (UNV, 2014)
First UNV Kenya, Somalia and Uganda Regional Retreat in Kenya sets pace for peer-to-peer learning innovations
18 November 2014
Nairobi, Kenya: The first UNV African Regional Retreat for UN Volunteers was held from 5 to 8 November, 2014 at the Maanzoni Lodge, Lukenya, in Kenya. More than 150 people from UNV teams in Kenya, Somalia and Uganda gathered to share their knowledge and network. Tapiwa Kamuruko, who was recently installed in Nairobi in the new post of UNV Regional Manager for Africa, opened the retreat. Maria–Threase Keating, UNDP Kenya Country Director, and David Akopyan, UNDP Somalia Deputy Country Director (Programmes), also attended. Read
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