Resolutions Leading to IYV+10
29 May 2010
Resolution A/Res/52/17 adopted by the General Assembly in 1997.
To consolidate successes attained and build on the momentum created by the International Year of Volunteers, the General Assembly called for the marking of IYV+10 in 2011.
A/RES/55/57 of 4 December 2000, International Year of Volunteers:
A/res/56/38 of 5 December 2001 on ways governments and the UN system could support volunteering. The resolution contains recommendations in an annex, which recognizes the continuing role of UNV as the volunteer body of the UN system, placing volunteers in development and humanitarian programmes and promoting online volunteering. It also recommends that UNV builds on its acquired experience in enhancing the recognition, facilitation, networking and promotion of volunteering.
A/res57/106 of 22 November 2002, Co-sponsored by 142 Member States, welcomes the work of UNV as focal point for IYV and requests it to continue efforts to raise awareness of volunteerism, increase reference and networking resources available and provide technical cooperation to developing countries in the field of volunteerism. It also calls on UNV to develop a global Internet volunteer resource and requests the SG to take measures, particularly within the mandates and existing resources of UNV and DPI, to ensure that the potential of IVD is fully realized.
A/60/128: UN Secretary-General’s report on IYV follow-up implementation.
A/C.3/60/L.7 6 October 2005, adopted by the 3rd Committee, on follow-up to the implementation of IYV acknowledges the existing contribution of UNV to supporting volunteering around the world.
A/RES/60/134: Follow-up to the implementation of the International Year of Volunteers (2005)
Resolution A/Res/63/153 adopted by the General Assembly in 2009.