International Volunteer Day

IVD 2013 is a global celebration of young people acting as the agents of change in their communities.

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International Volunteer Day 2013

Young. Global. Active.


On International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2013, we not only celebrate and recognize volunteerism in all its facets – but pay special tribute to the contribution of youth volunteers in global peace and sustainable human development. For IVD 2013 we celebrate globally that young people act as agents of change in their communities. On 5 December, 2013 join us in recognizing all volunteers' commitment and applaud hundreds of millions of people who volunteer to make the world a better place.

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  • ‘’Volunteer and put your weapons on the floor!’’
    On November 30, young volunteers, United Nations Volunteers (UNV) and MONUSCO staff got together to celebrate IVD in Goma. The objective of this day was to showcase the potential of young volunteers’ actions to consolidate peace, and especially advocate for…
  • Sports in Ethiopia on IVD
    I am pleased to share with the attached pictures the activities to commemorate IVD 2013 in Ethiopia. On December 5th, IVD was celebrated at Bahir Dar. The activities were announced via FM local radio to create awareness and attract the…
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