Meet former/current UN Volunteers
Meet former/current UN Volunteers
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The first "Volunteer Talk - UNV Knowledge Sharing Webinar" was organized on 21 May 2014 with the theme "Creating opportunities for volunteering". The webinar featured experiences in establishing Liberia's National Youth Volunteering Service (NYVS) and the Viet Nam Volunteer Information and Resource Centre (VVIRC). A video summary of the webinar, edited with the help of a UN Online Volunteer is available at this link: youtu.be/Mpq4LPyUk94
Establishing Liberia S, Knowledge Sharing, Meet Former Current, Creating Opportunities, Volunteering Service, Liberia S National, Featured Experiences, Youth Volunteering, Centre Vvirc
Meet former UN Volunteer Antti Impinen (Finland), who was stationed in Kazakhstan, working with @UNODC. He fought against drug challenges with numbers--as a statistician. "I have been fortunate to receive this volunteer opportunity and to be part of a dedicated group of people who strives to create solutions. www.unv.org/... (Antti Impinen (front, centre) in discussion with fellow UN Volunteers during IVD in Kazakhstan. UNV, 2011)
Impinen Finland, Meet Former Current, Dedicated Group, Drug Challenges, Impinen Front, Antti Impinen, Volunteer Antti, Create Solutions
Meet UN Volunteer Pierre Pinat who is currently based in Haiti. The French national--who goes beyond his call of duty--volunteers with all of his heart and expects nothing in return as he contributes to the education of children. Check out his inspiring story (in French): minustah.org/ (Photo: Tahirou Gouro Soumana – UN/MINUSTAH) #actioncounts
French National Who, Duty Volunteers, Meet Former Current, Tahirou Gouro, Call Of Duty, Inspiring Story, Gouro Soumana
Today is International Volunteer Day! To recognize this day, we'd like you to meet Aleyda, one of our amazing UN Volunteers, working in humanitarian response in Colombia. Check out her story: j.mp/SyzQ3n #UNV #actioncounts #IVD2012
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Today is International Volunteer Day! To recognize this day, we'd like you to meet Aleyda, one of our amazing UN Volunteers, working in humanitarian response in Colombia. Check out her story: http://j.mp/SyzQ3n #UNV #actioncounts #IVD2012
Sachiko Kareki (left), UNV Programme Analyst/Inclusive Growth/UNDP, and Martina Vavrova (right), UNV intern for Gender and Advocacy/UNFPA, promoting the importance of social inclusion through respect, acceptance and tolerance together with the local NGO HandiKOS in Kosovo. (June Kashio, 2012) www.unv.org/...
Analyst Inclusive Growth Undp, Meet Former Current, Kareki Left, Martina Vavrova, Programme Analyst Inclusive, June Kashio, Ngo Handikos, Sachiko Kareki, Local Ngo
Cheer on #UN Volunteer, Stephanie Case (#Canada), who is currently serving with UN Assistance Mission in #Afghanistan (UNAMA). Stephanie will be competing in a 100-mile, non-stop race across the Alps in support of Women for Afghan Women, starting today. Updates will be posted via her Facebook page (www.facebook.com/...) and we wish Stephanie all the best!
Assistance Mission, Case Canada, Www Facebook Com Canadiancase, Meet Former Current, Stephanie Case, Currently Serving
Vojtech Hledik (26), UNV Intern at the UNAIDS Country Office in Uzbekistan, during his presentation on volunteerism. (Photo: UNV, 2012) To read more about what he does, please visit www.unv.org/...
Hledik 26, Vojtech Hledik, Meet Former Current, Unv Intern, Photo, Unaids Country
UN Volunteer, Toni Paju (letft) engaged in discussion on volunteer efforts in environmental activities, with the Governor (centre), CSO leaders and youth volunteers. The photo was taken inside a greenhouse with drip irrigation system, supported by UNDP. (UNV programme, 2012). Read about his year in Kazakhstan: www.unv.org/...
Meet Former Current, Governor Centre, Toni Paju, Youth Volunteers, Drip Irrigation, Irrigation System, Cso Leaders, Environmental Activities, Paju Letft
Pierre Pinat (France) has been a UNV Training Officer for MINUSTAH (Port-au-Prince) since April 2009. He works in all regions of Haiti and conducts trainings such as IT, English writing courses and interview skills for all the staff at MINUSTAH and UN agencies. Pierre speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Haitian Creole. Check out a recent story about a training he conducted in Haiti via www.unv.org/... (Photo: Isabelle Blanc)
Meet Former Current, April 2009, English Writing, Minustah Port Au Prince, France, Interview Skills, Isabelle Blanc, Haitian Creole, Conducts Trainings
UN Volunteer Eykis García (right) during her assignment at a Batey in San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic. (Photo: UNV/2012) Check out her volunteer voice about her experiences in the Dominican Republic as a volunteer: www.unv.org/...
Volunteer Eykis, Meet Former Current, Eykis García, Nations Volunteer, Francisco De, Dominican Republic, United Nations, San Francisco
United Nations Volunteers: The Batey Experience
UN Volunteer Rita de Cassia Dutra, second from left, and teachers of the Salvador Hidalgo Cornejo school in Guadalupe, San Vincente, draw up the concept of an ideal school. This is part of the activities of the Disaster Risk Reduction workshop held twice a month in the school with teachers and community members. (Etel Matielo/UNV, 2011)
Etel Matielo Unv, Community Members, Hidalgo Cornejo, Cornejo School, Jane Do, Ideal School, Disaster Risk, Cassia Dutra
Larissa Bruun, a former UN Volunteer in Lao PDR, shows an edible insect in Vientiane, where the Food and Agriculture Organization informs the general public about its initiatives to fight malnutrition through an edible insect campaign. (Charlotte Spinazze, 2010)
Edible Insect, Insect Campaign, Lao Pdr, Volunteer, Organization Informs
National UN Volunteer Martha Guerrero Jiménez conducts an exercise with leaders of women’s organizations during an assembly with the “Women’s Round Table” in the Municipality of Orellana, Ecuador. The women gathered to discuss the Annual Operative Plan 2012 to coordinate their actions to promote gender budgeting. (María de los Angeles Manzano, 2011)
Guerrero Jiménez, Jiménez Conducts, Annual Operative, Round Table, Of The, Angeles Manzano, Promote Gender, Women
UN Volunteer Guillaume Fardel discusses registration challenges for Somali and Ethiopian refugees and asylum-seekers with UNHCR personnel in Mayfa’s Registration Centre on the Arabian Sea coast. (UNHCR, 2008)
Registration Challenges, Guillaume Fardel, Meet Former Current, Registration Centre, Discusses Registration, Fardel Discusses, Mayfa S Registration, Arabian Sea, Ethiopian Refugees
Mohammad Sarhan is a UN Volunteer working for the Communications and Information Technology Section (Human Resources) of the African Union United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), supporting the Darfuri Disabled Club by raising awareness and funds for their workshops and services. (Hermelinda Plata, 2011)
Workshop, African Union, Communication, Volunteer Working
UN Volunteer Birgitt Hotz meets with the Dir clan and its clan elders to discuss humanitarian needs and the problems they face due to marginalization in Huurshe, central Somalia. Here, she prepares for the meeting with UN Volunteer Samual Jeddy, middle, and UNDSS security officer Robert Marinovic, left. (UNV, 2011)