Several organizations and volunteers in Bangladesh celebrated the International Volunteer Day 2014. The volunteers reiterated their commitment to shape a new world in line with the IVD theme “Make Change Happen, Volunteer!” To mark the Day, apart from other significant event, UNIC Dhaka, Dhaka Bashi, Hope 87 and National Federation of Youth Organizations in Bangladesh (NFYOB) jointly organized a Rally and Discussion seminar at the Seminar Room of Public Library on 5 December 2014.The discussion session was chaired by President of Dhaka Bashi Md. Sukur Salek and UNIC Officer-in-Charge M. Moniruzzaman spoke on the occasion as special guest. In his speech, UNIC OIC highlights the role of volunteers especially in difficult situations and how they can they contribute for the wellbeing of community and society. Among others, Dulal Biswas, President of NFYOB, Rezaul Karim Babu, Bangladesh Branch Manager of Hope 87, Suza Mahmud of Betar Bangla and TV artist Dilara Zaman spoke on the occasion. In recognition of voluntary works, Dhaka Bashi awarded three personalities who contributed in voluntary services. A colouful rally was also arranged in Shahbagh area where young people, social workers, NGO activists, celebrities and UN official took part.
UNV Bangladesh: UNV Bangladesh along with partners Celebrated the Day with Discussion, Experience Sharing and Concert at Rabindra Sharobor on 5 December 2014. More on IVD 2014 please visit RCO link: http://www.un.org.bd/Ivd2014/Index.html