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Jun 14, 2011
This year marks the European Year of Volunteerism and the tenth Anniversary of the International Year of Volunteers.
It is acknowledged worldwide that volunteering empowers people to actively take part in development activities, to take responsibility for the needs of others, and to make an impact in their own lives. Volunteering is a genuine human value. By building partnerships, intentional and well-supported grassroots and community-centered volunteering can provide solutions and results. However, there is lot to be done to allow volunteering to reach its full potential.
Statement by Mr Silberberg, Head of Economic Department, at the Executive Board of UNDP on UNV
Jun 10, 2011
We, Heads of State and Government and representatives of States and Governments assembled
at the United Nations from 8 to 10 June 2011 to review progress achieved in realizing the
2001 Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the 2006 Political Declaration on
Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS as adopted by the General Assembly