Volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in addressing development challenges

UN documents

2030agenda 400 2125Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (A/70/L.1)

Para 45.: We acknowledge also the essential role of national parliaments through their enactment of legislation and adoption of budgets and their role in ensuring accountability for the effective implementation of our commitments. Governments and public institutions will also work closely on implementation with regional and local authorities, subregional institutions, international institutions, academia, philanthropic organizations, volunteer groups and others
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Among the UN documents related to the development and implementation of the post-2015 agenda, the ones below are the most important mentioning volunteerism and supporting its integration in the new agenda. 
For detailed information on mentions of volunteerism in UN and other documents, please consult the UNV V-Mentions document - a living catalogue of mentions of volunteerism in key documents from the UN, Member States and other sources.