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IVD 2020 livestreams

International Volunteer Day 2020 virtual events and Live chats are taking place during the week before and after IVD on the 5th of December 2020. The full calendar of the planned events by UNV Regional Offices and Field will be updated regularly! 

Together We Can: experiences of volunteers responding to COVID-19 in the Arab States.

Thursday 3 December 2020, 13:00 to 15:00  UTC+2:00 - Live-streamed on @UNVArabStates Facebook page: 

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and the International Federation for Red Cross and Red Crescent in the Middle East and North Africa (IFRC MENA), are pleased to invite you to join us online for the virtual Blue Room talks for IVD2020.

The event will showcase the multi-dimensional contribution and impact of volunteering in response to COVID-19, by providing the space for volunteers from the Arab States to share their experiences via an inspirational Blue Room talk.

Find more details about the event, including keynote speakers and the agenda. English and Arabic.


Event: “Together We Can through Volunteering: Accelerating sustainable development and going further”  

Friday, 4th December 9:20am - 11:30 am (BKK time).

The UNV Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific will hold the IVD 2020 celebrations in Bangkok together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security in Thailand. 

ive stream will be shared on @UNVASIAPACIFIC Facebook Page: 

Particpants can also join online at:  



Event: “Blue Heart”Forum on East and Southern Africa

Wednesday, 02 Dec 2020, 03:00 PM in Nairobi (GMT+3).

UNV East and Southern Africa regional office is hosting a Regional ‘Blue Heart’ Forum to bring together and engage volunteers from across region and share experiences and lessons learnt from COVID-19 response by volunteers.

Live streamed on Facebook:



Event: Europe and Central Asia Regional townhall “All hearts for volunteers”

Tuesday, Dec 1st, 2020, 12.00 UTC+3. Livestreamed on @UNVEura Facebook page:

We invite you to join our 30 min regional townhall to kick off celebration of International Volunteers Day 2020 to appraise contribution of volunteers and create good energy for Year 2021.

In the meeting, representatives of our UN partners in the Region Europe and Central Asia

  • Agi Veres: Deputy Regional Director and Deputy Assistant Administrator, Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS (RBEC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • Alanna Armitage: Director of UNFPA’s, Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia
  • Afshan Khan, Regional Director Special Coordinator, Refugee and Migrant Response in Europe, UNICEF Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia
  • Alia El-Yassir, UN Women Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia

UN Volunteers (UNV) programme:

  • Rimma Sabayeva, Regional Manager, UN Volunteers Programme for Europe and Central Asia
  • Eva Lacinová, Innovation Specialist for Challenge Funds Partnerships Team UNDP UN Volunteer


Event: Together We Can: Supporting Mental Health of Volunteers During Crisis  

Thursday, 26th of Nov 2020 from 2:00-2:40 pm UTC+1     

Leading up to International Volunteer Day 2020, we would like to invite you to attend the Live Chat "Supporting Mental Health of Volunteers During Crisis" that will take place on the 26th of Nov 2020 from 2:00-2:40 pm UTC+1. The online Live Chat is organized by the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). 

The event will be live-streamed on UN Volunteer Facebook page: To receive a notification when the event is live, show your interest on the event page: