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Yearbook 2011

Join 'Discover e-volunteering' Competition today!

Does your organization co-operate with volunteers seeking to help others via the Internet? Don't wait till the summertime and join 'Discover E-volunteering' Competition now! Attractive prizes are awaiting for the authors of the best e-volunteering projects.

All organisations from the European Union cooperating with volunteers through the Internet may take part in the Competition. The application form is available on the website: http://www.e-volunteering.eu/competition/ . The deadline for submitting the applications is July 31, 2011.

 

The Competition will consist of the following stages:

  • May, 25 – July, 31,  2011 - Call for appliactions
  • August, 22 – September, 5, 2011 – The Competition Selection Committee selects 9-12 best projects.
  • September, 12 – October, 12, 2011 – On-line voting.
  • November 2011 – Final Gala in Warsaw.

Detailed information on the Competition, the Regulations, and promotional materials are available on the website: http://www.e-volunteering.eu/competition/

For more information please contact:

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The European edition of 'Discover e-volunteering' is organized by the Good Network Foundation and Fundacja Orange, in cooperation with Competition Partners. The European edition of 'Discover e-volunteering' competition is pursued under the project 'Values and activities of volunteering and e-volunteering' co-financed by the European Union. The European Union is not responsible for any content generated by the project.

"European Partnership for Volunteering" – an opportunity for the Polish EU-Council Presidency (ISP), 2011

"European Partnership for Volunteering" – an opportunity for the Polish EU-Council Presidency, The institute of Public Affairs (Instytut Spraw Publicznych), Authors: Jacek Kucharczyk, Agnieszka Lada, Filip Pazdersk, June 2011

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council: How to express EU citizen's solidarity through volunteering: First reflections on a European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps (EC), 2010

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL. How to express EU citizen's solidarity through volunteering: First reflections on a European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps, Strasbourg, 23.11.2010, COM(2010) 683 final

An introduction to the European Year of Voluntary Activities Promoting Active Citizenship (ECP), 2011

Fostering the dialogue between citizens, civil society organisations, National and European Institutions. An introduction to the European Year of Voluntary Activities Promoting Active Citizenship. A publication Europe for Citizens Point Italy -ECP. June 2011.

EU Youth Report (EC), 2009

EU Youth Report, published by EC Education and Culture DG, 2009

Description:

Page 51-54, section "3.2 Voluntary Activities": In this report, volunteering is mainly analysed through assessing national reports on the implementation of European common objectives agreed by Member States under the Open Method of Coordination plus data from the European Knowledge Centre for Youth Policy (EKCYP) and Eurobarometer surveys.

Report on Round Table on legal aspects of volunteering (Eurodiaconia), 2011

Report on Round Table on legal aspects of volunteering, Eurodiaconia, May 2011.

Europan Competition 'Discover e-volunteering'

We invite all organizations from EU to get involved in the 'Discover e-volunteering' Competition as our Partners.

With your help we will be able to reach more NGOs who could participate in the Competition, as well as create more diverse and valuable base of good practices, which will allow more and more NGOs to benefit from the possibilities of combining both the potential of Internet and volunteering!

Your role as a Partner would be to support us in promotion and organization of the Competition at your national or regional level. We will supply all informational and promotional materials (in English), so that you can insert them on your Webpage, send to media and other organizations that cooperate with volunteers via the Internet and might be interested in joining the Competition.

We will insert logos and information about all Partners on the Competition website, as well as all informational and promotional materials, etc.

To become a Partner of the Competition you should read the Guidelines of cooperation between partners involved into organization of the European edition of the „Discover e-volunteering" competition (download) , and send us ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) till 615h June 2011 a  letter or e-mail declaring your will to cooperate with us and accepting these guidelines.

 

more information: http://www.e-volunteering.eu/competition/partnership/

promotional materials: http://www.e-volunteering.eu/competition/materials/

European Employee Volunteering Awards Case Study Report (BITC), 2011

European Employee Volunteering Awards Case Study Report - Increasing the employability skills of people facing barriers to work. A report published by Business in the Community (BITC), 2011.

Flash Eurobarometer 319a - Youth on the move (EC), 2011

Flash Eurobarometer 319a "Youth on the move",  Survey conducted by The Gallup Organization, Hungary upon the request of Directorate-General Education and Culture, European Commission, May 2011.

Description: The primary objective of the Flash Eurobarometer survey "Youth on the Move" (No 319a) was to study young EU citizens' participation in society. In detail, the survey examined young people's participation in:

- sports clubs, youth organisations, cultural organisations and non-governmental organisations

- political elections at the local, regional, national or EU level

- voluntary activities; particularly those aimed at changing respondents' local community/ environment

- activities and projects fostering cooperation between young people from various countries.

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