International Volunteer Day being observed across Pakistan today (Saturday).
The world observes the day under the theme “Together We Can Through Volunteering.”
International Volunteer Day being observed across Pakistan
Meanwhile, UN secretary general António Guterres has appealed to all governments on International Volunteer Day,.
He urged them to promote volunteering, support volunteer efforts and recognize volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Moreover, he emphasized volunteers deserve our heartfelt thanks.
Observance aims at promoting volunteerism, encourage governments to support volunteer efforts.
Furthermore, it aims to recognize volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals at local, national and international levels.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic on the world level, the volunteers have worked at the forefront.
They worked at the forefront of medical, community and societal responses.
Therefore, observers underline it as a worldwide moment to thank these volunteers for their efforts despite all the challenges.
2020 Theme: Together We Can Through Volunteering
Over the last months, the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged across the world.
However, headlines in the world’s media have paid credit to volunteers for all kinds of work.
Specially they helped to provide medical care, to doing shopping for vulnerable neighbours.
Moreover, they also helped in checking up on elderly people living alone.