World NGO Day 2019 Date and History
World NGO Day is for NGOs around the globe to display the efforts and achievements of non-profit and non-governmental organisations from all sectors. According to worldngoday.org, the day was officially recognised by the IX Baltic Sea NGO Forum of the Council of the Baltic Sea States on April 17, 2010, in Lithuania. At the time the member countries of the Baltic Sea NGO were Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Norway and Sweden. World NGO Day was officially adopted into the X Baltic Sea NGO Forum’s Final Statement Resolution on April 23 to 25, 2012, part of the German CBSS Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States.
World NGO Day 2019 Significance and Challenges
World NGO Day is observed globally to share knowledge and experiences with one another. It is an opportunity for education, enabling individuals worldwide to understand more clearly what NGOs are doing for the society, on a local, national and international level. World NGO Day also serves as an opportunity to discuss the issues that affect their work and form partnerships that can resolve a mutual problem.
World NGO Day has a significant role and is appreciated around the world. It also provides an opportunity to honour and remember NGO founders, employees, volunteers, members and supporters. There are many ways in which you can also participate in this celebration, and the top one would be to get engaged in community work, initiated by NGOs in your city.