Category: News

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 […]

BuildPeace Project updates

A few days ago, talking about an experience of a conference I just attended, I reflected on my lack of understanding of a format where participants are asked (expected) to sit, listen and remember something out of it.– for two days or more. I also explained the frustration I feel when the gap between the […]

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

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 […]

TicTac Training

Zhuoling, Programme Coordinator of the CCIVS participated in the French edition of the TicTac training organised by the National Agencies of France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland from 12 to 18 November 2017. With the participation of the officers from the above agencies, 16 youth workers gathered in Brussels to develop the competences for implementing ‘Mobility […]

Upcoming projects for 2018

CCIVS will start two new projects in 2018: 1. KA3 Volunteering #IVS4Peace, Inclusive Voluntary Service 4 Peace CCIVS has been awarded funding by the KA3 Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission for an important project, “#IVS4Peace, Inclusive Voluntary Service 4 Peace” which aims to support the social inclusion process of 180 young people with fewer […]

CCIVS’ 70th year anniversary!

2018 will mark 70 years since the creation of CCIVS! The idea was seeded in 1947 and it became reality in 1948! The decision to create what is today the CCIVS was taken on the 23/24 April 1948 in the UNESCO headquarters. To celebrate this important anniversary and our continued hosting by UNESCO we will […]

NVDA News Updates

NVDA World Tanabata Call This year, NVDA have a unique twist to the World Tanabata Action (WTA) with the theme “Your 2030 Sustainable World!”  We ask participants to draw/paint a picture of their goal/ ideal world/environment in the year 2030 in the front of the Tanzaku paper to enter into a Tanzaku Art Contest! Then on the back of […]

The NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee Newsletter

It is now three months since the first issue of the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee Newsletter. This second Newsletter will give you access to all the documents related to the seventh international NGO-UNESCO Forum in partnership with the MiSK Foundation, which took place in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from 3rd to 4th May (ADG ERI […]

[Video Recap] From Vision to Action project

More info about this project on vision2actionblog.wordpress.com The Vision to Action project aim is to use the existing capacities and potential within the International Volunteer Service Movement to follow up on the strategic goals of the White Paper for IVS in the thematic area of Sustainability and Environment whilst enforcing the support measures; Networking, Capacity […]