29 Aug, 2013

In Burundi, young people mobilize to volunteer

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Gigeta, Burundi: Volunteering is one of the best ways for young people to turn their energy and creativity into a tool for development and peace. During a conference organized in Gitega (Burundi) by the Ministry for Youth, Sports and Culture, UNV pushed for encouraging young people to take part in local and national volunteering initiatives throughout Burundi. […]

25 Aug, 2013

UNV youth volunteers welcomed at Czech Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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by Veronika Jemelikova Seven young Czech nationals are being funded by the Czech Republic's Ministry of Foreign Affairs to serve in the UNV Internship Programme and met with Ministry officials before their deployment. In front of Czernin Palais in Prague (from left) are Iva Ulmanova (assigned to UN Women Kosovo), Jan Naplava (serving at UNAIDS