International Volunteer Day 2021
UN Volunteers celebrated International Volunteer Day 2018 by painting Al Baqa Prep School for Girls in Amman, Jordan, which is operated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). ©Mohammad Magayda/UNV, 2018
International Volunteer Day 2021
Angela Peca, a UN Volunteer Nurse with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), takes care of the people who serve the world at the MINUSMA clinic in Bamako. ©Marco Dormino/MINUSMA, 2020
International Volunteer Day 2021
Hanan Ahmed (Ethiopia) was a UN Volunteer Civil Engineer with the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). She was proud to support the people and to overcome gender stereotyping in a male-dominated field. ©MONUSCO, 2016
International Volunteer Day 2021
Fawad Arshad (left), national UN University Volunteer with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), promotes civic and voter education in rural communities to strengthen the engagement of citizens, particularly women and youth, in electoral processes in Pakistan. ©UNV, 2020
International Volunteer Day 2021
Caleb Wafula is a national UN Volunteer serving as the Compound Management Assistant at Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya. ©UNV,2019

UNV coordinates International Volunteer Day on 5 December every year to recognize and promote the tireless work, not just of UN Volunteers, but of volunteers across the globe. Every day, volunteers dedicate time and effort to ensure the inclusion of those often left behind, drive climate action and advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In the lead up to #IVD2021, join us in celebrating the contributions of millions who #VolunteerNow for our common future!

UNV coordinates International Volunteer Day on 5 December every year to recognize and promote the tireless work, not just of UN Volunteers, but of volunteers across the globe. Every day, volunteers dedicate time and effort to ensure the inclusion of those often left behind, drive climate action and advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In the lead up to #IVD2021, join us in celebrating the contributions of millions who #VolunteerNow for our common future! Check out our IVD2021 resources

Check out #IVD2021 events

The below map features the details of select events being organized around the world for #IVD2021. Click on the pins to find more details on the events in each country.

Check out #IVD2021 events

The below map features the details of select events being organized around the world for #IVD2021. Click on the pins to find more details on the events in each country.

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