Football tournament held by the Project “Young Football Volunteers: Sport and Volunteering for MDG”
09 November 2012
On October 27, 2012 “Fiolent” Stadium in Simferopol, Ukraine gathered 36 young people from Mykolaiv, Kherson oblasts and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea to participate in inter-regional football tournament. The tournament aimed to promote “Fair Play” methodology and foster peer-to-peer exchange among young people. The event was held in the framework of “Young Football Volunteers: Sport and Volunteering for MDG” (YFV) project, supported by UN Volunteers Programme, UN Office on Sport for Development and Peace, UN Development Programme, Ukraine’s Football Federation, State Service for Youth and Sports (SSYS) and German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ). Visit site
School trainers to promote youth development through football in rural areas
04 September 2012
Young Football Volunteers project (YFV) held their first Training of Trainers. The training was organized in cooperation with the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU) and State Service on Youth and Sports. Sixteen teachers of physical education and youth football coaches from rural areas of AR Crimea, Kherson and Mykolayiv oblasts were trained on Youth Development through Football methodology (YDF) or “Fair Play”. The training launched the series of events planned in the framework of YFV project. Visit site
Take part to the Photo contest "Charity through the prism lens"
09 November 2011
We are looking for professionals and amateurs of art photography, business companies, charities and community organizations to promote the successful experience of philanthropy in Ukraine through a photo shot.
Send your photographs to email@example.com by the 25th of November. Read
UNV Retreat in Pusha Voditza
01 November 2011
24-25 October 2011 – The 2011 UNV retreat was held in Pusha Voditza, a beautiful, quiet place outlying Kyiv. Twelve volunteers representing five countries—Ukraine, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy and Japan—met to exchange ideas, share experiences, and learn about different cultures.
The group then learned about various support and funding opportunities available to UNVs, such as the microgrant program that provides volunteers with funding to help complete community-based projects. In addition, volunteers discussed and proposed ideas about ways to make the UNV experience even better. Read
Looking for a change? Become a United Nations Volunteer! Learn more on the 20th of October in Kyiv.
04 October 2011
Have you ever thought to put your personal and professional skills to the service of United Nations to contribute to peace and development worldwide? As a UN Volunteer you have the extraordinary opportunity to make a real difference - not only to your life, but to the lives of some of the world's poorest people. Each year, more than 7500 UN Volunteers work in rewarding roles in over 150 countries. Read