Event Type: Observances
Event Name: International Volunteer Day (IVD),
Event Description: International Volunteer Day (IVD) provides an opportunity, every 5 December, for volunteer-involving organizations and individual volunteers to work together on projects and campaigns promoting their contributions to economic and social development at local, national and international levels.
UN Sponsor: United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
Other Sponsor: UN Country Offices, NGOs, civil society, local and national governments.
Activities: Various events/activities. IVD committees and community groups plan and organize a broad range of IVD events, from fundraising for a specific cause, i.e. HIV/AIDS, street children, etc., to holding ‘clean up’ drives. The events are as diverse as the volunteers and groups that engage in the celebrations.http://
Event URL: http://www.worldvolunteerweb.org/ivd
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