Asia and the Pacific, capacity building, China, China, UNDP, youth, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
While equipping youth volunteers with the necessary skills to help progress the implementation of SDGs, the workshop also encouraged participants to explore the interlinked contributions of volunteers in the context of the 2030 Agenda. This was done through knowledge sharing and leadership building.
Participants exchanged their understanding of volunteerism as UN Youth Volunteers...Miércoles, enero 15, 2020Noticias
This initiative is part of the Global Technical Meeting (GTM 2020), which will be jointly organized by the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), under the theme “Reimagining volunteering for the 2030 Agenda”. The meeting will be held in July 2020 as a special event on the margins of the 2020 High-level...Lunes, enero 6, 2020Noticias
The compilation of research findings launched in partnership with the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports in India is an outcome of the India Volunteering Conclave held in August 2019 in New Delhi.
Over 250 stakeholders participated in the two-day event to promote volunteerism and youth...Jueves, enero 2, 2020Noticias
#IVD2019, #volunteer4inclusion, Ecuador, Latin America and the Caribbean, Peru, Peru, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
For the first time, the Peruvian government organized a national event to convene volunteer leaders from all 24 regions of the country to jointly reflect, learn, collaborate and celebrate volunteer efforts in involving individuals, especially those left behind, in addressing development challenges.
There is an urgent need for...Viernes, diciembre 20, 2019Noticias
#volunteer4inclusion, International Day for Persons with Disabilities, UNDP, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The CDR Awards recognize innovation in the day-to-day work of human resources practitioners from the international public sector in the fields of recruitment and employee engagement. With support from public and private sector organisations, the CDR Awards provide the opportunity to showcase, share and learn from the collective experience in successfully addressing strategic or operational...Jueves, diciembre 19, 2019Noticias
Global Refugee Forum, Refugee UN Volunteers, refugees, UNHCR, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Education is one of six themes at the centre of the GRF, critical to the support of refugees and the countries that host them. The Spotlight Session focused on tertiary education for refugees, through a conversation about how barriers are being overcome, how interventions are improving the quality or expanding the quantity of opportunities available, and ultimately, how higher education...Miércoles, diciembre 18, 2019Noticias
#IVD 2019, #volunteer4inclusion, Europe and the CIS, Russian Federation, Russian Federation, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The Deputy Executive Coordinator (DEC) started IVD by volunteering at a local school in Sochi, leading a Lesson of Kindness. During the lesson, the DEC shared with 75 children and teenagers his thoughts on the importance of volunteering in Russia and globally, his family traditions of volunteering and his personal experience with the development of volunteerism internationally.
The...Miércoles, diciembre 11, 2019Noticias
#IVD2019, #volunteer4inclusion, Asia and the Pacific, China, China, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The Deputy Executive Coordinator joined the celebration of the 34th IVD in China, the 5th Chinese Youth Volunteer Service Project Competition and Volunteer Service Exchange EXPO2019 held from 1-4 December in Dongguan, China.
Delivering the keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the EXPO on International Volunteer Service, SDGs and Inclusion on 2 December, he said, "The values of...Martes, diciembre 10, 2019Noticias
International Volunteer Day (IVD), 5 December, is an opportunity for us all to promote volunteerism, encourage governments to support volunteer efforts and recognize volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at local, national and international levels.
...Viernes, noviembre 15, 2019Noticias
#IVD2019, #volunteer4inclusion, International Volunteer Day, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Every day, an estimated one billion volunteers make a difference to the people and communities where they live and work. They create social bonds and give a voice to marginalized and vulnerable groups. They are often the first to act in moments of crisis. They dedicate their time, skills and passion to make the world a better place.
The United Nations keenly understands the...Miércoles, diciembre 4, 2019Noticias