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Marking the International Year of Volunteers tenth anniversary (IYV+10). “…Volunteerism is a powerful force that engages people in tackling development challenges. That’s why UNV promotes volunteerism throughout the world as a way to contribute to peace and development”.

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“…Volunteerism is a powerful force that engages people in tackling development challenges. That’s why UNV promotes volunteerism throughout the world as a way to contribute to peace and development”

international year of volunteers 2001
International Year of Volunteers 2001
  • UN General Assembly proclaimed 2001 as the International Year of Volunteers in recognition of the valuable contribution of voluntary action in addressing global issues
  • UNV designated as the focal point for the Year’s preparation, implementation and follow-up
  • 123 national committees were created
  • Large numbers of stakeholders through internet at all levels (World Volunteer Web)
iyv 10 2011
IYV+10 2011
  • Enhance and expand results of IYV
  • Develop national strategies
  • Showcase volunteerism for peace and development in different thematic areas during UN Days (health, environment, human rights…)
  • Showcase diversity of volunteerism (types of schemes, volunteer profiles…)
  • Some events:
  • Launch on 5/12
  • Summit on volunteerism and MDGs in NY 3/2011
  • Events of stakeholders around the world
  • Exhibition Volunteers of the World
  • 2 UNGA sessions on IYV+10 in September 2011
iyv 10 consultative meeting oct 2009
IYV+10 Consultative Meeting Oct 2009
  • More than 40 diverse stakeholders attended
  • Global Plan of Action
  • Reference documents produced:
  • Global Call for Action
  • Vision Statement
tools
Tools
  • Worldvolunteerweb.org
  • Onlinevolunteering.org
  • Guidance notes for stakeholders
  • Opportunities for Action document
  • IYV News Flashes, internal and external social networking tools
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Merci!

Gracias!

Thank you!