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01 August 2015
Country Overview: UN Volunteers in Lesotho
Since 1972, the United Nations Volunteers programme (UNV) in Lesotho has been active in a number of areas, including agriculture, community and rural development, infrastructure development, health care and employment creation. Read article20 December 2012
UN Resolution 67/138: Integrating volunteering in the next decade
New York, USA: The UN General Assembly adopted the Resolution on "Integrating Volunteering in the Next Decade", which was co-facilitated by Brazil and Japan. Read article
Go straight to PDF document (47 kb)20 February 2012
IYV+10 - the General Assembly Resolution
New York, USA: On 5 December 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution A/RES/66/67 on marking the tenth anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers. Read article
Go straight to PDF document (38 kb)22 July 2011
Sustainable Societies, Responsive Citizens
Commit. Encourage. Volunteer.
That’s the tagline for the world’s biggest annual conference for the NGO community, which in 2011 fits right in with the tenth anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers. Read article
Youth volunteering, social integration and decent work: Inspiring leadership
As we mark the International Year of Youth: Dialogue and Mutual Understanding as well as the tenth anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers, we are pleased to release this discussion paper on “Youth Volunteering, Social Integration, and Decent Work: Inspiring Leadership.” Read article