Marking the10th Anniversaryof the International Year of Volunteers <br />Ankur Sethi<br />Chair ,Promotions Task Force and...
celebrating IYV+10…<br />“…Volunteerism is a powerful force that engages people in tackling development challenges. That’s...
International Year of Volunteers 2001<br /><ul><li>UN General Assembly proclaimed 2001 as the International Year of Volunt...
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)</li></li></ul><li>Why?<br />IYV+10 is a...
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</li></li></ul><li>IYV+10 and the Four Objectives<br />			  Recognition: acknowledge v...
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Marking the10th Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers IYV+10 by Ankur Sethi, Founder & Volunteer, Chitrakaar

  1. 1. Marking the10th Anniversaryof the International Year of Volunteers <br />Ankur Sethi<br />Chair ,Promotions Task Force and<br />Member, National IYV+10 Committee, United Nations Volunteers,<br />Founder & Volunteer, Chitrakaar<br />
  2. 2. celebrating IYV+10…<br />“…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”<br />From the Vision statement drafted at the consultative stakeholders meeting in October 2009<br />
  3. 3. International Year of Volunteers 2001<br /><ul><li>UN General Assembly proclaimed 2001 as the International Year of Volunteers in recognition of the valuable contribution of voluntary action in addressing global issues
  4. 4. UNV designated as the focal point for the Year’s preparation, implementation and follow-up
  5. 5. 123 national committees were created
  6. 6. Large numbers of stakeholders through internet at all levels (World Volunteer Web)</li></li></ul><li>Why?<br />IYV+10 is a chance! <br /><ul><li>To share a common vision
  7. 7. To raise volunteerism on the development agenda
  8. 8. To build more sustainable partnerships
  9. 9. To strengthen cohesion between COTs and national actors
  10. 10. To bring different volunteer involving organisations and volunteer managing entities together on a neutral ground
  11. 11. To define national volunteer agendas</li></li></ul><li>IYV+10 and the Four Objectives<br /> Recognition: acknowledge value of volunteerism and relation to MDGs<br />
  12. 12. IYV+10 and the Four Objectives<br />Facilitation: ensure volunteer opportunities for diverse<br /> people<br />
  13. 13. IYV+10 and the Four Objectives<br /> Networking: strengthen partnerships, exchange experiences<br />
  14. 14. IYV+10 and the Four Objectives<br />Promotion: promote inclusive and represent-ative volunteerism<br />
  15. 15. IYV+10 Partners<br />
  16. 16. 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. <br />Volunteer action - inspiring millions of others<br />From the Vision statement drafted at the consultative stakeholders meeting in October 2009<br />
  17. 17. For more information and tools: <br />www.worldvolunteerweb.org<br />For more information about Chitrakaar: <br />www.chitrakaar.com <br />Lets connect using Facebook & LinkedIn<br />ankur@ankursethi.com 98110 91144<br />

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