United Nations Volunteers


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United Nations Volunteers

A program of the United Nations that encourages volunteerism. It recruits volunteers throughout the world who are placed in various development programs depending on their skills and the UN's needs. It also assists NGOs in finding volunteers for their programs. United Nations Volunteers began in 1971.
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Amita Dahiya, United Nations Volunteers said, "UNV Karmaveer Chakra is an endeavorto promote volunteerism and acknowledge exemplary voluntary actions by recognizing the invaluable role played by volunteers towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
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Doha, May 9th (BNA) --On the sidelines of his participation in the inauguration of the Arabic Copy of United Nations Volunteering report, His Highness Shaikh Isa Bin Ali Al Khalifa received United Nations Volunteers Executive Coordinator, Flavia Pansieri.
Also present at the event was a representative of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, Ibrahim Hussein, who spoke on the importance of volunteer activities.
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