Universal Charter of International Voluntary Service 2018

Type: Publication
Theme: Peace & Human Rights
Format: PDF
Publisher: CCIVS
Year: 2018
Short summary:
The Universal Charter of International Voluntary Service is a declaration by various international voluntary service organizations outlining their principles and ideals. It emphasizes the commitment to addressing global challenges like conflict, social justice, and environmental preservation. Key principles include the definition of volunteers, mutual benefit between volunteers and communities, non-formal education, community involvement, global cooperation, and the promotion of peace, justice, and sustainability. The charter calls for the commitment of volunteers, organizations, and stakeholders to adhere to its principles and urges support from national and international bodies. It also allows for amendments while emphasizing the importance of retaining its core principles. The charter was initially established in 1998 and revised in 2017 and 2018.