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30 September 2005
European youth invited to give inputs on their role in development 
In preparation of the European Week of the Youth, which will be held 5 to 10 December 2005 all over Europe, the European Commission has launched an open consultation with all European young people. Take an active part in Europe’s formulation of youth development policies by completing this online questionnaire before 15 October 2005.  Read article
From: European Union
More about: Policy  Young volunteers  Youth
29 September 2005
Rappers, raise your voice against poverty 
The German Millennium Campaign is asking all budding rap artists to add their voices against poverty and join the Beats&Lyrics competition. For more details visit the German Millennium Campaign website.  Read article
22 September 2005
Join NetAid in signing the ONE Campaign petition 
The ONE Campaign calls for an additional ONE percent of the US budget to be allocated toward providing basic needs like health, education, clean water and food. This simple measure would transform the futures and hopes of an entire generation of the poorest countries. Sign the ONE Campaign petition and add your voice to the growing number of people who collectively want to make a difference in the lives of the world's poorest people.   Read article
From: NetAid
17 June 2005
UK conducts survey on disablism in volunteering 
London: Scope, a UK-based volunteer organization, is conducting two surveys on disabilism in volunteering, one for people with disabilities and another for volunteer managers working in project with and for disabled people.  Read article
09 June 2005
Convocatoria 2005: Premio Clarence H. Moore al Servicio Voluntario 
El Premio reconoce los beneficios que el sector voluntario no gubernamental aporta a la misión de la salud pública y al mejoramiento de la vida de los pueblos de las Américas.  Read article
More about: Advocacy
27 April 2005
Nominations open for Australia’s national volunteer awards 
Canberra: Volunteering Australia, in partnership with the National Volunteer Awards, has opened nominations for the National Australia Bank Volunteer Award.  Read article
29 March 2005
New website to pledge your volunteer hours 
Edmonton, Canada: has recently launched Webathon 2005, a Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) initiative aimed at increasing youth awareness on volunteerism.   Read article
From:, Canada
10 November 2004
iVolunteer launches India Fellows programme 
New Delhi, India: To promote the spirit of volunteerism among Indian youth, iVolunteer, in association with SRTT, has introduced a new programme called India Fellow (IF), a summer internship programme for six weeks.  Read article
More about: India  Advocacy
02 November 2004
Canada's new approaches to volunteer recruitment 
Ontario: The Self Help Resource Centre (SHRC) has developed a new approach to help charitable organizations increase their ability to recruit and engage volunteers, by reaching out to new Canadians and helping them overcome barriers to volunteering.  Read article
From: Self Help Resource Centre, Canada
More about: Canada  Activism  Advocacy
27 October 2004
Civil society groups urged to participate in online MDG survey 
The Global Stakeholder Panel (GSP) urges individuals to take in a global survey on how to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).  Read article
More about: Belgium  Activism  Advocacy

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