International Volunteer Day observed across the world

Posted on:05 Dec 2016 18:01:34
International Volunteer Day observed across the world
05 December 2016 Current Affairs: The International Volunteer Day (IVD) was observed across the world on 5 December 2016 with the theme Global Applause– give volunteers a hand.

This year's theme recognizes the volunteers worldwide and their efforts in making peace and sustainable development a reality.

To mark International Volunteer Day, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme released the data showing the increase in keyboard volunteers that is online volunteers. By volunteering online, volunteers work for sustainable human development by supporting the activities of development organizations.

The Day was designated in 1985 by the United Nations as an international observance day to celebrate the power and potential of volunteerism.

It is seen as a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to promote their work among their communities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations agencies and the government authorities.

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development by promoting the recognition of volunteers and working with partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming.

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