TEHRAN - 4 December 2018 (UNIC)—Iranian senior government officials and civil society members commemorated Interntional Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development at Razi Hall at Iran Medical University, on 4 December 2018.
This year, IVD celebrates volunteer efforts that strengthen local ownership and the resilience of the community in the face of natural disasters, economic stresses and political shocks. The event on 5 December 2018 focused on how volunteers can build resilient communities.
More than 1200 Iranian volunteers and civil society workers from around the country attended the event, which was a combined event of celebration and appreciation of some of the key figures and outstanding volunteers in Iran.
The event was supported by The Taskforce for Promoting Volunteerism in Iran, The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) volunteers organization.