The United Nations (UN) annually observes the International Volunteer Day (IVD) for Economic and Social Development on 5 December. The day, 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 is the 11th anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers.
The event offers an opportunity to join a global effort to revive the spirit of volunteerism. Many communities from all over the world have planned events throughout the year to showcase the diversity and depth of volunteering worldwide and to mobilize many more volunteers.
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