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Volunteerism Through the Eyes of Children

Staff Reporter, Friday, 10th February 2012 -  A selection of the children's images from the UNV e-book. See all the images on the UNV Flickr page   What does volunteerism look like through the eyes of children? This is…

Stamp to Celebrate International Year of Co-operatives

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 2nd February 2012 -  The International Year of Co-operatives stamp will be available from February 14. The 2012 International Year of Co-operatives will receive the stamp of approval many times over…

Gaming for Good with Free Rice

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th January 2012 -  More than 1 million people have signed up to an online trivia game where rice is donated to the hungry people around the world for each correct answer. On Freerice.com, players face…

Inaugural ‘State of the World’s Volunteerism’ Report Released

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th December 2011 -  Flickr Image:  Some rights reserved by stef thomas A world first report by the United Nations into global volunteerism has called for greater measurement of the…

Malaysia Deal May Be Safer: UNHCR

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 11th October 2011 -  Flickr Image:  Some rights reserved by sidelife  The Gillard Government’s proposed Malaysia swap plan has received an unlikely boost, with…

Deadliest Year for Natural Disasters – 2010

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th January 2011 -  A Geneva based research centre has described 2010 as the deadliest year from natural disasters in two decades – and Australia ranks in the top ten countries affected. The 12th

Australia Reports on Rights of Persons with Disabilities to UN

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th December 2010 -  The Federal Government is to deliver Australia’s first report under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to the United Nations. Finalising Australia’s…

Global Corporations Working for Social Change

Staff Reporter, Friday, 19th November 2010 -  12 Global Corporations have been named by The Foundation for Social Change and the United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP) as 2010 Leaders of Change for their commitment to…

State of the World Voluteerism Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 18th November 2010 -  The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) organisation is preparing the first ever report on the State of the World’s Volunteerism. Produced by the United Nations with the assistance…

Melbourne to HQ Global CSR Secretariat

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 18th November 2010 -  An influential corporate network and think tank has been crucial in bringing a world-wide secretariat on corporate social responsibility to Melbourne under the banner of the United…

Hunger Costing Poor Countries $450 Billion a Year : ActionAid Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th September 2010 -  A major international report by Not for Profit group ActionAid has revealed that hunger is costing poor nations $450 billion a year, with Australia failing to meet Millennium Development…
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