Date: 5th December, 2018 - 5th December, 2018

Venue : United International University

We would like to inform that the International Volunteer Day (IVD) is going to be celebrated around the world on 5th of December 2018. This year’s theme is “Volunteers Build Resilient Communities”. IVD is a chance for volunteer-involving organizations and individual volunteers to promote their contributions to development at local, national and international levels. IVD is a unique opportunity for volunteer-involving organizations to work with government agencies, non-profit organizations, community groups and the private sector.

To celebrate the day, United International University along with UNV Bangladesh and UNIC Dhaka is going to arrange a day-long program. The program will be held on December 05, 2018 (Wednesday) at United International University.

Program Schedule:







9.00 AM Rally Notun Bazar to Badda Link Road to UIU
10.00 AM i) Cricket Match

ii) Football Match

Guests of Honor:


Mr. SK Md. Aslam

Sports Personality &

Ex Captain, Bangladesh National Football Team

Mr. Anupam Hossain

Executive Director and Chief Programme Coordinator

Activate Bangladesh Foundation &

Sports Commentator and Sports Presenter

Bangladesh Television

Mr. Jamal Bhuyan


Bangladesh National Football Team

UIU Playground
2.20 PM Group singing of the National Anthem (recorded audio) UIU Multipurpose Hall (Basement)
2.25 PM Welcome Remarks Prof. Dr. Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman

Vice Chancellor

United International University

2.30 PM Reading messages from the UN Secretary General and UNV Executive Coordinator Mr. Mohammad Moniruzzaman

National Information Officer

UNIC Dhaka

2.35 PM Objectives of the theme of IVD 2018 and promoting volunteerism in Bangladesh (Discussion and Short Video show) Mr. Aktar Uddin

National Programme Analyst

UNV Bangladesh

2.45 PM Motivational Speech Mr. MA Muhit

Everest Winner

2.50 PM Motivational Speech Ms. Farzana Chowdhury

Managing Director and CEO

Green Delta Insurance Company Ltd.

3.15 PM Sharing Experiences of Volunteers UN Volunteers (international and national) and community Volunteers
3.25 PM Motivational Speech Ms. Bonna Mirza


3.35 PM Remarks by the UNDP Deputy Country Director Ms. Kyoko Yokosuka

Deputy Country Director

UNDP Bangladesh

3.45 PM Remarks by the Special Guest Ms. Mia Seppo

UN Resident Coordinator, Bangladesh

3.45 PM Remarks by the Guest of Honor Mr. Mohammad Abdullah

Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports

Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

4.00 PM Distribution of Prizes among Champion Volunteers
4.05 PM Vote of Thanks Mr. Manjurul Haque Khan


Career Counseling Center &

Directorate of Student Affairs

4.10 PM Cultural Show Volunteers (UIU, UNV)
4.30 PM Refreshment

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