#IVD2019, #volunteer4inclusion, Ecuador, Peru, Peru, Latin America and the Caribbean, 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...Vendredi, décembre 20, 2019Actualités
#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...Jeudi, décembre 19, 2019Actualités
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...Mercredi, décembre 18, 2019Actualités
#IVD 2019, #volunteer4inclusion, Russian Federation, Russian Federation, Europe and the CIS, 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...Mercredi, décembre 11, 2019Actualités
#IVD2019, #volunteer4inclusion, China, China, Asia and the Pacific, 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...Mardi, décembre 10, 2019Actualités
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.
...Vendredi, novembre 15, 2019Actualités
Meeting the ambitions of the 2030 Agenda requires the efforts of all of society. Everywhere, every day, ordinary people are acting on the issues that they care about. Over one billion active volunteers are carrying out a wide range of roles, from providing care and support to neighbours, extending basic services to...Mercredi, décembre 4, 2019Actualités
5 December, 2019
Today, on International Volunteer Day, we celebrate and recognise all volunteers worldwide who make a difference everyday in their communities. More than one billion people globally are estimated to volunteer, making contributions worth 2.4% of the global GDP.
In so many areas of our lives we take volunteers for granted. The last time you attended a concert, a...Mercredi, décembre 4, 2019Actualités
#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...Mercredi, décembre 4, 2019Actualités
#volunteer4inclusion, International Day of Persons with Disabilities, UNDP, UNDP/UNV Talent Programme for Young Professionals with Disabilities, SDG 10: Reduced inequalities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
The UNDP-UNV Talent Programme for Young Professionals with Disabilities was launched in January 2018. With a commitment to leave no one behind, it promotes the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the workforce of the United Nations.
In 2019, 31 UN Volunteers with disabilities, including 15 deployed under the Talent Programme, served across the UN family....Mardi, décembre 3, 2019Actualités