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The spouses of members of the Armed Forces of the DRC water a community garden started to diversify their sources of income and improve food security for their families. (UNV, 2014)
Fighting poverty by teaching new skills
29 October 2014
Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo: On the right bank of the Congo River in Kisangani, thirteen women weed and plough a piece of land as part of a UN Volunteer's Initiative for Peace and Development. The idea of this community garden run by the spouses of members of the Armed Forces of the DRC is to diversify their sources of income and improve food security for their families. Read
   
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International UN Youth Volunteer Lena Priesemann (centre) during discussions with children at a World Water Day event in Quito. (UNV, 2014)
Young Ecuadorians define the new Post-2015 development agenda
31 October 2014
Quito, Ecuador: During my year in Ecuador, I met a lot of people, above all young people who are committed to fighting for a better world. I started my assignment in July 2013 to support the national consultations on the definition of the Post-2015 development agenda in Ecuador. The consultations were carried out under the slogan “The World We Want beyond 2015”. Read
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Visitor taking part to the My World global survey, at the UNV stand (Céline Bolton, UNV, 2014)
UN Day 2014 celebrated by the Federal City of Bonn, host of 18 UN organizations
27 October 2014
Bonn, Germany: Like every year, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme  was present along with its sister organizations for the annual celebration of UN Day in Bonn, which took place on Saturday, 25 October 2014. This year’s UN Day was dedicated to education and sustainable development in the context of the completion of the “UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development”. The theme for 2014 was “8:0 in favor of development-Education makes the difference”. Read
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