Healthwatch volunteer talking to a member of the public
December 2021

International Volunteer Day

Community events
Sunday 5th December, 2021 - 0:00

About this event

International Volunteering Day

International Volunteer Day (IVD) mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on 5 December. It is viewed as a unique chance for volunteers and organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to promote their work among their communities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations agencies, government authorities and the private sector.

Apart from mobilising thousands of volunteers every year, the United Nations Volunteers programme contributes to peace and development by advocating for the recognition of volunteers and working with partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming.

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