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    • Marking the10th Anniversaryof the International Year of Volunteers
      Ankur Sethi
      Chair ,Promotions Task Force and
      Member, National IYV+10 Committee, United Nations Volunteers,
      Founder & Volunteer, Chitrakaar
    • celebrating IYV+10…
      “…Volunteerism is a powerful force that engages people in tackling development challenges. That’s why UNV promotes volunteerism throughout the world as a way to contribute to peace and development”
      From the Vision statement drafted at the consultative stakeholders meeting in October 2009
    • International Year of Volunteers 2001
      • UN General Assembly proclaimed 2001 as the International Year of Volunteers in recognition of the valuable contribution of voluntary action in addressing global issues
      • UNV designated as the focal point for the Year’s preparation, implementation and follow-up
      • 123 national committees were created
      • Large numbers of stakeholders through internet at all levels (World Volunteer Web)
    • Why?
      IYV+10 is a chance!
      • To share a common vision
      • To raise volunteerism on the development agenda
      • To build more sustainable partnerships
      • To strengthen cohesion between COTs and national actors
      • To bring different volunteer involving organisations and volunteer managing entities together on a neutral ground
      • To define national volunteer agendas
    • IYV+10 and the Four Objectives
      Recognition: acknowledge value of volunteerism and relation to MDGs
    • IYV+10 and the Four Objectives
      Facilitation: ensure volunteer opportunities for diverse
      people
    • IYV+10 and the Four Objectives
      Networking: strengthen partnerships, exchange experiences
    • IYV+10 and the Four Objectives
      Promotion: promote inclusive and represent-ative volunteerism
    • IYV+10 Partners
    • We call upon all leaders in Governments, volunteer involving organizations, civil society, private sector, non-governmental organizations, the United Nations system and from communities to recognize and celebrate the achievements of volunteers by actively engaging in the marking of IYV+10.
      Volunteer action - inspiring millions of others
      From the Vision statement drafted at the consultative stakeholders meeting in October 2009
    • For more information and tools:
      www.worldvolunteerweb.org
      For more information about Chitrakaar:
      www.chitrakaar.com
      Lets connect using Facebook & LinkedIn
      ankur@ankursethi.com 98110 91144