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Make a change

“Make a change”. This was my answer to the question of what the international voluntary service means to me. That day I was interviewed by CCIVS secretariat team. Now after 8 months spent at the CCIVS office it came to my mind when I tried to write some reflection of my experience. Actually, I found […]

Frame(v)work Kick-off Meeting

Frame(v)work Kick-off Meeting

The kick-off meeting for the Frame[v]work project took place from 20th to 25th of November in Creative Space (Holloko, Hungary). Egyesek Youth Association hosted representatives from different networks and regions. Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organisations, Service Civil International, Network for Voluntary Development in Asia, IBO and Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service participated in […]

Towards the One Million Volunteers by 2021

Towards the One Million Volunteers by 2021

Volunteerism has been the back born of the social fabric in Africa, since time immemorial, general most societies across the continent are voluntary driven.  The African Union Commission established an African Union Youth Volunteer Corps (AU-YVC) and promote youth volunteerism in Africa. A continental youth volunteer initiative, AU-YVC was launched in December 2010. The conference […]

Sabine Decker-Horz: CCIVS took part in the Executive Committee meetings of UNESCO as observer and other meetings, consulting on UNESCO issues

Sabine Decker-Horz: CCIVS took part in the Executive Committee meetings of UNESCO as observer and other meetings, consulting on UNESCO issues

Sabine Decker-Horz (Bornheim near Bonn, Germany) was CCIVS Director between July 1983 and October 1985. Between 1972 and 1988, she participated in International Voluntary Workcamps and Youth Community Services. In 1980, she obtained Politics Diplomature by the University of Marburg. Between 1987 and 2008, Sabine increased her professional experience in emergency and development aid, program […]

Not A Single Story or More Than A Single Story?

Not A Single Story or More Than A Single Story?

From 25th June to 3rd July, Lodéve hosted 23 people from 7 different countries to participate in a training organised by Concordia, ‘Not A Single Story’. This training had the mission of giving tools to professionals in contact with youth to develop youth citizenship by exploring the keys to understand the formation of their identity(s). […]

AJOV Meeting with Paul Gomis, Representative & Head of Office UNESCO – Mozambique

AJOV Meeting with Paul Gomis, Representative & Head of Office UNESCO – Mozambique

Concerned with the actual tendencies of erosion around the Island of Mozambique, AJOV board members namely, Eltimim Luxo (General Coordinator), Arone Soiane (Deputy Coordinator) and Gisela Ipercia (Programmes Coordinator) met Paul Gomis, Representative of UNESCO – Mozambique on Thursday, June 6 at UNESCO’s office under World Heritage Conservation which aims at developing practical activities around […]

Invitation to join our Open Forum

forum_justvolunteers_en CCIVS invites you on the 23/04/2018 from 14:00 until 17:30 for a Forum entitled “Just Volunteers: The Transformational Power of International Voluntary Actions for Climate Justice and Freedom of Movement” in UNESCO House, Paris. The Forum will highlight the important work of volunteers around the world on issues such as climate change, sustainability, environmental […]

The Eight International Forum of NGOs

The Eight International Forum of NGOs

The EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF NGOs IN OFFICIAL PARTNERSHIP WITH UNESCO took place on the 7/8 December in UNESCO HQ Paris, entitled “Changing Minds, not the Climate”: The Contribution of NGOs. CCIVS was part of theorganising team of the Forum charged with the overall planning of the event and the organisation of one of the […]

Conference on Volunteering

Conference on Volunteering

Under the theme of ‘Preventing Violent Extremism and Strengthening Social Inclusion’, the 2nd International Conference on Youth Volunteering & Dialogue took place 25-27 September 2017 in UNESCO Paris, France. Together with a hundred young people from around the world, Javier Larios (active volunteer of the IVS) and Zhuoling You (programme coordinator of the CCIVS) were […]

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