Pakistan IVDWritten by UNV Pakistan Field Unit
UNV Pakistan organized several activities on the occasion of International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2015. We concluded IVD celebration for this year through organizing a youth and volunteer gathering event titled ‘‘People, Pakistan, Development and Volunteerism’ at Lahore, Punjab on 9th of December. The Social Welfare Department, Human Rights and Minority Affairs Department, Government of Punjab, United Nations Volunteers Pakistan, Pakistan Red Crescent, FacesPakistan and CAN Pakistan jointly organized the event. About 250 youth, volunteers, NGOs/CSOs, civil society, VIOs, media were present there. The policy makers, senior government officials along with other key stakeholders also attended the event. The event experienced very exciting interactive sessions of youth, volunteers, government officials and other participants. It also distributed prizes and shields amongst the winners of IVD poster competition and volunteers. The event concluded with fabulous cultural show.