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19 November 2008
Celebrating Cyprus volunteer 
Nikosia, Cyprus: The national volunteer who will represent Cyprus at the European Trophies in Strasbourg is Ms. Fotini Papadopoulou, President of the Cyprus Red Cross.  Read article
More about: Cyprus
12 October 2005
Bénévolat dans les associations : un rapport du Sénat en France 
La commission des affaires culturelles du Sénat a approuvé le rapport d'information de M. Bernard Murat portant sur le bénévolat dans les associations. Pour le rapporteur, le bénévolat constitue l'essence même de la vie associative : environ 12 millions de bénévoles consacrent une part plus ou moins importante de leur temps à la réalisation de projets associatifs dans de multiples domaines de la vie sociale.  Read article
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From: Le Sénat , France
More about: Policy
09 November 2004
France, Germany discuss enhancing volunteering in Europe 
Paris: A Franco-German workshop on volunteerism is being held today at the Center of International Conferences in Paris, France.  Read article
More about: Activism  Infrastructure  MDG 8
01 July 2003
Children speak out on world affairs with help from volunteers 
Paris: Children are expressing their opinions on current world issues such as war, poverty and environmental destruction in collaboration with volunteer artists, writers and educators from more than 40 countries around the world.  Read article
01 May 2002
New Relations Between the French State and NGOs 
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Satellite phone lifeline in conflict zones and disasters 
Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) provides vital communications to people who have lost absolutely everything - a vital link for aid agencies and a lifeline to friends and relatives from Iraq and Niger to Sri Lanka and Nicaragua. TSF has been out on more than 70 missions to 50-odd countries and it has 20 full-time staff and twice that number of volunteers.   Visit site
Volunteering, a powerful force for change 
Volontariat.gouv.fr informs about opportunities for young people to volunteer within government agencies, public corporations or associations at the national, European and international level. Young volunteers, aged from 18 to 28 years old, speak out and tell their own volunteer experience on Volontariat.gouv.fr web site in French.    Visit site
World Endeavors 
World Endeavors is a provider of unique international volunteer, internship, and study programs. Our mission is to become a catalyst for positive change in our community and the world through quality international programs.  Visit site