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2nd December 2022

International Volunteer Day 2022

International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2022 celebrates the theme of solidarity through volunteering. This campaign highlights the power of our collective humanity to drive positive change through volunteerism.

The UN Volunteers (UNV) programme coordinates IVD on 5 December annually to recognise and promote the tireless work, not just of UN Volunteers, but of volunteers across the globe.

Rising inequalities throughout the world implore that we need to work together to find common solutions. Volunteers, drawn together by solidarity, develop solutions to urgent development challenges and for the common good.

Volunteering is where compassion meets solidarity. Both share the same root values – supporting each other from a position of trust, humility, respect and equality.

On #IVD2022, join UNV and volunteers around the globe to celebrate the spirit of volunteerism. We are proud of all volunteers who are role models in their communities by working together in solidarity and personifying inspiration in action.