UNV Liberia celebrated IVDWritten by Aktar Uddin
UNV Liberia held a very successful IVD event on 5th December, 2013 at YMCA Conference Hall, Monrovia. The Ministry of Youth and Sports, United Nations Volunteers programme (UNV) and all other Volunteers Involving Organisations (VIO) and Youth Groups organized the event.
The event was graced by all dignitaries including Mr. Eugene Nagbe, Honb’le Minister, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Mr. Tamrat Samuel, His Excellency Officer-in-Charge, SRSG, UNMIL, Mr. Cleophas Torori, Deputy Country Director (Programmes), UNDP, Mr. Beyan Harris, President, National Youth Council, YMCA, Liberia and other dignitaries. The event achieved the spirits of volunteerism especially for youth’s involvement and active participation. The program was fully participated by Volunteers Involving Organisations (VIO), different organizations, UN agencies, youth forums, government counterparts, UN Volunteers etc. The event included the discussions from dignitaries, reading statements from UNV Executive Director, UNDP Administrator and UN Secretary General, photo exhibitions of ‘Youth in Actions’, ‘community clean-up contest’ & Art works drawn by children. It also arranged a musical show. The speakers underscored the contribution of voluntary actions especially from youth groups in advancing development process in Liberia.
Meanwhile, UNV Liberia also organized a sports activity on December 07 to mark IVD.