May 30th 2018: Forum on the role of youth in achieving the SDGs, by ‘The Road to Rights Europe’

‘The Road to Rights’ is a youth-led volunteer movement, established in 2009 in Sri Lanka and just started promoting Human Rights and Sustainable Development here in Germany.

The event will take place on May 30, 2018 from 5 PM to 8 PM at Ehemalige Volkshochschule Kasernenstraße 50, Bonn.

A diversity of sustainable development experts will present initiatives by and for the youth:

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UNV Online Volunteering Award 2017

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme today announced the five winners of the “UNV Online Volunteering Award 2017” and invites everyone to vote for their favourite award winners.

The award recognizes the important contributions UN Online Volunteers are making to the work of the UN, NGOs and governments, and demonstrates how active citizens engage in addressing global challenges.

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UNV 2017: Making the world a better place - the stories of Volunteers

We close 2017 with an undeterred commitment to keep working for peace and development. Thousands of UN Volunteers and millions of volunteers worldwide make the world a better place, one step at a time - These are some of their stories.

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UNV: International Volunteer Day 2017, Press Release

Volunteers act first, saving lives and livelihoods

Bonn, Germany - 5 December 2017

Wherever there is suffering, volunteers act to save lives and restore human dignity. In times of crisis, volunteers don’t hesitate to risk their own lives for others.

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International Volunteer Day 2017

The campaign for International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2017, “Volunteers Act First. Here. Everywhere.”, celebrated worldwide on December 5, is a recognition of the positive solidarity of volunteers around the world who answer calls in times of crisis, helping save lives today and supporting those who want to continue living their lives with dignity tomorrow. #VolunteersActFirst´. The official message by Olivier Adam, UNV Executive Coordinator is here:

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Campaign for International Volunteer Day 2017 launched

volunteer day

The number of people affected by humanitarian crisis and natural disaster is growing by the day. 65 million people are forcibly displaced, either internally in their own countries or seeking shelter across borders.

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UNV participates in IVCO 2017 and demonstrates the importance of partnerships in volunteering

IVCO

The 2017 International Volunteer Cooperation Organisations’ Conference (IVCO 2017) takes place from 22 to 25 October in Seoul, Republic of Korea. IVCO aims at providing a platform for volunteer involving organizations to create and demonstrate innovative and transformative partnerships through volunteering.

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UN Day Celebrations: Acting and Negotiating in Bonn, Germany

UN Day

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Flood of Interest to Volunteer at COP 23 - Over 4000 Applications Received

CC Bonn

As the international community prepares to advance progress towards the objectives of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in Bonn, at the annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP23, from 6 to 7 November), a mobilization of a different kind is taking place behind the scenes.

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