International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day

Question: International Volunteer Day is observed on-
(a) 5th December
(b) 4th December
(c) 1st December
(d) 3rd December
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • International Volunteer Day (IVD) is observed globally on 5thDecember every year.
  • This day seeks to promote volunteerism, recognize volunteer’s work among their communities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations agencies, government authorities and the private sector.
  • The theme of this year is ‘Volunteers build Resilient Communities’.
  • The International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development wasadopted by the United Nations General Assembly through Resolution 17thDecember, 1985.

Links:

http://www.un.org/en/events/volunteerday/background.shtml

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Volunteer_Day

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