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

Post-2015 Volunteering Working Group

NYmtg crop MG 9996 w350To scale up efforts to make the impact of volunteering more visible in the post-2015 process, a task force of volunteer groups was established in 2013 following a UNV stakeholder meeting and the IVCO Conference.

The task force aimed to support a more systematic integration of volunteerism as an enabling factor for the implementation of the sustainable development goals, including through related indicators to measure the achievements of some of the goals. In 2014, the task force evolved into the post-2015 Volunteering Working Group.

  • Working Group members reflect the diversity of volunteerism and bring different volunteer modalities to the conversation. A multitude of affiliated entities from civil society, public and private sector, based in the global South as well as in the global North, they also mirror the universality of the post-2015 agenda.
  • Activities and products of the post-2015 volunteering working group are focused on supporting efforts to position volunteering in the post-2015 agenda.
  • The Working Group has a Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. based in New York and meets monthly by phone.

The UN Volunteers programme (UNV) supports the post-2015 Volunteering Working Group by facilitating the engagement of stakeholders that aim to position volunteerism in the post-2015 agenda.

This section is a common space for UNV, global and national volunteer-involving organizations (VIOs) and the Working Group.
  

Join the Working Group

The post-2015 Volunteering Working Group is open to new affiliates.

To join, contact Mr Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. , FORUM, post-2015 Volunteering Working Group Coordinator.

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