SECA -Supporting Enhanced Climate Action for Low Carbon and Climate Resilient Development Pathway

  <TARGETING SDG > ;  ;  The SECA project known in full as Supporting Enhanced Climate Action for Low Carbon and Climate Resilient Development Pathway is funded by UNDP and …

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World Humanitarian Day

Every year, World Humanitarian Day brings the world together to rally support for people affected by humanitarian crisis and pay tribute to the aid workers who help them. This year, …

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World Refugee Day 2017

Every minute, 24 people leave everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror. World Refugee Day marks the need to show support to refugees all over the world, to stand …

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UNV and UNESCO partnership through Memorandum of Understanding

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reaffirmed their commitment to their long-standing partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding …

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UN Volunteers talk about their work in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: When Amy Wickham, an international UN Volunteer, joined the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Zimbabwe, she didn’t know what to expect. Yet this experience changed her life. “The …

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International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day (IVD), mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on the 5th of December. This International Day is a unique chance for volunteers and organizations …

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National UN Volunteers on the frontline

“If volunteering was a degree, I would say I am a few months shy of completing it” says Ms Armorlette Nyamweda, adding with a chuckle: “In partial fulfilment of my …

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Volunteers help clean up Zimbabwe town

Norton, Zimbabwe: The World Health Organization says that the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has affected almost 100,000 people. To combat the threat in one town, UNV helped mobilize volunteers to …

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UNV signs Memorandum of Understanding with UNFPA

New York, USA: Reaffirming the long-standing development partnership between the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the two partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding …

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Children at Mercy of Climate Change

by Amy Wickham Zimbabwean children will be hit hardest by climate change in a development that is likely to have an even more profound effect on their future. Upon being …

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Inspiration in Action: Volunteerism at Tongogara Refugee Camp in Chipinge, Zimbabwe

The vicious cycle of violence, displacement and loss is a recurring theme in most refugee stories. Despite the personal tragedies experienced by the refugee community, it must be noted that …

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The best things to give in life are for free

We don’t choose the families we are born in nor do we choose to have both our parents alive or dead. We don’t choose the race we are, nationality and …

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