International Year of Volunteers: 10th Anniversary 2011

31 Dec 2011


2001 was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly as the International Year of Volunteers. The year was dedicated to increasing awareness of the achievements and further potential of volunteerism for economic and social  development. The 2008 resolution reaffirms the significance of volunteerism for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and calls for the marking of the tenth anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers or 'IYV+10' in 2011. 

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