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Professor Takahiro Shinyo (left), Vice President of Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) of Japan, and Richard Dictus, UNV Executive Coordinator, sign a new cost sharing agreement in which KGU pledges to support UNV’s activities in Japan. (UNV, 2014)
UNV signs cost sharing agreement with Kwansei Gakuin University of Japan
01 October 2014
Bonn, Germany: During its first Partnerships Forum, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme signed a new cost sharing agreement with Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU) of Japan. In this new agreement, Kwansei Gakuin University pledges to support UNV’s activities in Japan. This Agreement was signed by Professor Takahiro Shinyo, the Vice President of KGU. Read
   
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UNV Executive Coordinator Richard Dictus (right) and Anette Munk Sørensen, Head of Training for Change, Action Aid Denmark, sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the sidelines of the UNV Partnerships Forum 2014. (UNV, 2014)
UNV signs Memorandum of Understanding with Action Aid Denmark
30 September 2014
Bonn, Germany: The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and Action Aid Denmark reaffirmed their longstanding partnership by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the sidelines of the UNV Partnerships Forum 2014. In 2014 Action Aid Denmark and UNV agreed to engage in new areas of collaboration, including capacity building and training of UN Volunteers, as well as local UNV partners and collaborators, such as civil society organizations and youth, and developing joint learning content. The MOU will provide a framework for this new cooperation between both organizations. Read
First UNV Partnerships Forum: Innovation in Volunteer Action
30 September 2014
Bonn, Germany: More than 100 partners have gathered in Bonn at the United Nations Volunteers Partnerships Forum on 30 September and 1 October.  Convened at the World Conference Centre Bonn, this Forum brings together partner UN Member States, UN entities, regional organizations, volunteer-involving organizations as well as civil society stakeholders, the private sector and UN Volunteers from around the world.  Participants will discuss ‘Innovation in Volunteer Action’, which is the theme of the Partnerships Forum this year. Read
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