06 March 2003
Building on the outcome of the International Year of Volunteers (IYV) 2001, the Municipality of Tehran recently announced the construction of Volunteer Center to mark International Volunteer Day (IVD).
Formally named "NGOs and Volunteer Activities Center of Tehran Municipality", the centre will be the venue for future volunteer activities such as workshops, trainings and meetings. The project, solely funded by the Municipality of Tehran, will cost more than USD 9 Million.
Other IVD activities included workshop sessions conducted by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Volunteer groups, discussing topics such as: networking, fundraising and improving relations with NGOs and local authorities.