Join the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme and the European Volunteer Centre (CEV) on International Volunteer Day, Monday 5th December, to the launch of the State of the World’s Volunteerism Report Universal Values for Global Well-being.
“It is essential to make a clear connection between volunteerism and well-being in working toward a new development architecture.” Flavia Pansieri, Executive Coordinator, UNV
Venue: European Foundation Centre and European Network of National Civil Society Associations, Avenue de la Toison d'Or 78, B-1060 Brussels.
Speakers: -Antonio Vigilante, Director, UN/ UNDP Brussels;
- Marco van der Ree, Chief Partnerships Section, UNV;
- Eva Hambach, President, Belgian High Council for Volunteering and CEV President (tbc);
- Martijn Pakker, CEV Director and EYV 2011 Alliance executive group member;
- John Macdonald, Head of the Task Force for the EYV 2011 at the European Commission (tbc).
Report launch followed by reception
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