OPINION of the Committee of the Regions (CoR) on youth on the move, EDUC-V-008, 88th plenary session, 27 and 28 January 2011
p7 "notes that the 2011 European Year of Volunteering will provide an opportunity to: (a) demonstrate, among other positive aspects, the value to young people of voluntary activity as a means of helping to develop their professional career paths; and (b) to address the obstacles to volunteering and the need for appropriate legal frameworks to protect volunteers' rights and entitlements;"
My Name is Engr. Mohammad Bakhrieba, public goodwill ambassador for Ambassadors of the World program, that has started in 86 counties
world wide, I do social projects in Saudi Arabia in coordination with the Ministry of Health and now the ministry of Culture and
information. All the projects we conducted have made great impact on the society at the national level as we align our efforts with the
international community plans for the United Nation that meets the Saudi Government vision.
We will be pleased to participate and support any initiative that will impact the mutual understanding and sustainability for our young generations among the
world, we are very keen to partner, share and learn from our colleagues in Europe.
Engr. Mohammad Bakhrieba,
Public Goodwill Ambassador, AWP,
UN-WHO International Organizational Partner,
Founder of STOP TB Jeddah Group,
AWP - International Coordinator.
SEETV Agency has made available this 6 minute international version of a report on EYV 2011 so broadcasters in the Balkans can translate the available English script in their national languages. The report includes interviews with volunteers and coordinators (SILEX, Responsible Young drivers); Matthew Newman, Spokesperson of Commissioner Reding; Gabriella Civico from the EYV 2011 Alliance + Pictures from the official EU EYV 2011 Clip.
Going for an Oscar. Awareness and recognition of your own competencies. This material was produced by the Adult Resources Core Group, The World Organization of the Scout Movement - European Region (WOSM), World Scout Bureau - European Regional Office, 2009
This Euro.Scout.Doc explains the need for volunteers to be more aware of their growing portfolio of competencies and to learn how to better steer their personal development within Scouting.
Motivation in Scouting. This material was produced by the Adult Resources Core Group, The World Organization of the Scout Movement - European Region (WOSM), World Scout Bureau - European Regional Office, 2007
This Euro.Scout.Doc should help you reflect on the advantages of having your training system recognised by external agencies. It explores current thinking on the topic, the benefits, possible partners and means of implementation. To help, several diverse examples of good practice are provided.
ACES – The Academy of Central European Schools is aiming at the promotion of dialogue and co-operation of young people and teachers (schools) in its 15 Eastern/South Eastern European partner countries. Therefore ACES organises and supports international school partnership projects. The closing event of the project year 2010/2011 will take place in Prague (Czech Republic) from 29 March - 1 April 2011.
One 31 March, the Academy will focus on an "active" approach to the topic of VOLUNTEERING (related to schools/school development, community/school and community, educational dimension/learning opportunity, motivation, active citizenship etc.) by organising 6-8 workshops for students/teachers (workshop duration 2 hours). Therefore we are looking for:
For our purpose and target group we need the workshop offers to be:
It would just be great if you would have some ideas on what especially within volunteering could be interesting for our participants / for schools/students and teachers / and maybe also suggest some trainers (e.g. also from your institution/organisation)!
Please contact me as soon as possible!
Tine Gamper, Interkulturelles Zentrum (Vienna, Austria)
More information on ACES on www.aces.or.at
Trends in Volunteering. The adults we need, World Scout Bureau - European Regional Office, june 2008
Looking at how societies trends affect European Scouting. Society and trends in an ever-changing world can have a great affect on Scouting. This publication looks at this affect and, in turn, what effect Scouting has as a movement and form of education on society. It is designed to be an aid to National Scout Organisations (NSOs) to help them utilise the changing trends for their benefit.