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5 Lessons You Learn While Volunteering Abroad

A recent initiative at United Planet is to encourage our volunteers and alumni to be ambassadors of their experience through our Campus Outreach Internship (COI) program. Alix Vardot is one…

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United Nations 2014 Climate Summit

On September 23 the United Nations met at their New York headquarters to discuss the issue of global climate change. This Summit aimed to inspire world leaders to take action…

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From Program Coordinator to Quest Volunteer

As the Senior Program Coordinator at United Planet, my role typically involves being on the coordinating end of the United Planet experience. Specifically, I am responsible for organizing the logistics of…

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International Day of Peace 2014

The International Day of Peace is observed every year on the 21st of September. The United Nations declared the 21st as a day devoted to “strengthening the ideals of peace,…

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And the Winner of the 2014 Photo Contest Is…

Congratulations Andrea Taylor of Joplin, Missouri for receiving the most votes for her photo submission! Her winning photo depicts Andrea standing among some of the youth in her volunteer community during her…