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09 January 2009
Democracy and volunteerism: A viewpoint 
A volunteer in Botswana explains why they think democracy and volunteerism are fundamental components of the United Nations system and the development of humankind.   Read article
11 December 2007
Botswana gov't official: 'Volunteers are stigmatised' by Thato Chwaane
A senior government official in Botswana said that volunteers have been stigmatised as people who cannot get jobs.  Read article
From: allAfrica.com
27 November 2007
Botswana focusing on youth, volunteers' voices on IVD 
For this year, UNV Botswana will be focusing on "Youth Volunteering in Botswana" to mark International Volunteer Day, 5 December. As part of this, UNV is also publishing a booklet entitled "Volunteer Voices", consisting of comments and motivations by UNV volunteers working in the country.  Read article
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20 June 2007
Five-country cross-national study on civic service and volunteering in SADC  
VOSESA has conducted a cross-national study on civic service and volunteering in five southern African countries: Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The study focused on the form and extent of civic service programmes in these countries.  Read article
19 June 2007
Research Partnerships Build the Service Field in Africa 
This research demonstrates how different actors in the South African region are co-operating to address the human development challenges in the five countries - Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The service initiatives reported on contribute to developing knowledge and good practice, and demonstrate the role that service and volunteering can play in promoting the achievement of national social development goals and priorities.   Read article