Global Volunteering Day 2018 attracts thousands

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Monday, May 21, 2018 – 10:30:00 Print

At the Global Volunteering Day (GVD) 2018

(Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – As many as 1,000 Vietnamese youths and volunteers from 30
countries worldwide, social organisations and non-governmental organisations
joined the Global Volunteering Day (GVD) 2018 event held in Hanoi on May 20.

The event was jointly held by the Volunteers for Peace Vietnam, the Embassy of
Ireland in Hanoi and the Centre for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS).

The GVD has a diversity of activities and experiences for the youths, Irish
Ambassador to Vietnam Cait Moran said at the opening ceremony. She expressed
her hope that the event will become a large cultural and volunteer festival for
those who love voluntary activities and want to discover different cultures in the

Domestic and international volunteers shared their knowledge under the event’s theme
“Inequality: In or Out”.

An exhibition and a festival featuring various cultures along with their cuisine
and music were held in the framework of the event.-VNA


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