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Section: General News - Marking International Volunteer Day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has paid tribute to the key role that volunteers around the world play in protecting the planet, as world leaders prepare to gather at the climate change conference in Copenhagen set to kick off next week.
The decisions and actions of individuals may seem insignificant in the face of global messages, the chief said said in a message for the Day. But when people choose to devote their time and energy, they can, together, make a difference.
Ban pointed to the recent 'Seal the Deal' and 'Volunteering for our Planet' campaigns as examples of …