On UN Day, we present a short history of the United Nations Volunteers

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24 October 2017
Worldwide

UN Day, celebrated worldwide on October 24, marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter, the foundation of the United Nations. We join the worldwide celebrations by presenting an interactive feature with the history of the United Nations Volunteers from 1971 until today, with a brief introduction on the origins of international volunteering since the early 20th century.