International Volunteers Day Observed To Raise Awareness

International Volunteers Day observed to raise awareness

HYDERABAD, Dec 5 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 05th Dec, 2016 ) : The United Nations (UN) International Volunteers Day for Economic and Social Development was observed on December 5 in different parts of the country alike the world.

The day, which is also known as International Volunteers Day (IVD), gives volunteers a chance to work together on projects and campaigns promoting their contributions to economic and social development at local, national and international levels.

This day hopes to heighten people's and governments' awareness of the voluntary contributions. It also focuses on stimulating people to offer their services as volunteers, both at home and abroad.