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  World Humanitarian Day 2015    
World Humanitarian Day, celebrated every year on 19 August, is a day to commemorate all people who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the world.

Supporting the operations of various UN agencies, UN Volunteers engage in a wide range of roles with the ultimate aim to save and protect the lives of people, alleviate suffering and uphold human dignity. On this Day, UNV joins the world in recognizing those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. Read
   
  International Youth Day 2015    
Today, 12 August, is International Youth Day. The Day’s theme this year is Youth Civic Engagement.

The engagement and participation of youth is essential to achieve sustainable human development, and youth volunteers can have a revitalizing effect on global peace and development processes, as they bring energy, passion and creativity, and are often the first to come up with innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.

Youth volunteering enhances learning, skills development and personal growth in youth volunteers, and shows them the power of individuals to change the world. Read

  Other news    
Country Overview: UN Volunteers in Lesotho
01 August 2015
Since 1972, the United Nations Volunteers programme (UNV) in Lesotho has been active in a number of areas, including agriculture, community and rural development, infrastructure development, health care and employment creation. Read
UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)