In Dec. 5th. 2013, elite students of international relations department at cihan university participated celebration that organized by U.N. for international volunteer day.
The students had a characteristic role in the discussions and questions about topics raised and organizers of the celebration through their admiration for the cultural level of the students of the University of Cihan and recognition of their peers at other universities .
The International Volunteer Day or International Volunteer Day summarized (in English : IVD) is an yearly global celebration occur on 5 December of each year set by the United Nations since 1985 .
this day has been Celebrated in the majority of countries in the world , and is the stated goal of this activity is to thank the volunteers on their efforts as well as increase public awareness about their contribution to society . The event is organized by non-governmental organizations including the Red Cross , Boy Scouts and others. It also has the backing and support of the United Nations Volunteers is a global program for peace and development sponsored by the international organization. The General Assembly called for the United Nations in its resolution 212/40 of 17 December / December 1985 , governments to observe annually , on 5 December / December , International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development , and urged them to take measures to increase awareness of the importance of the contribution of volunteer service , and thereby stimulate more people from all walks of life to offer their services as volunteers in their own countries and abroad alike.