Director-General Opens Exhibition: The Development Journey and Volunteers of the World
25 June 2012
The Director-General opened the multimedia exhibition on “The Development Journey and Volunteers of the World”, prepared by the United Nations Development Programme and the United Nations Volunteers programme. He discussed the work conducted by millions of people all over the world who engage in volunteerism, contributing to peace and sustainable development. He also underlined the importance of empowerment through building local capacity so that people can create their own solutions to global and national development challenges.