The Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organisations is an International Non-Governmental Youth Organisation. It represents national voluntary service organisations that promote intercultural understanding, peace, democratic participation and equality, in the spirit of respect for universal human rights.
The Alliance, founded in 1982, is presently made up of 50 members from 28 countries in Europe, Asia and America. Each member organisation runs an annual programme of International Volunteer Projects in their own country and exchanges volunteers with each other following the Alliance Quality Charter. Every year an average of 13.000 young volunteers participate in more than 1200 local community projects organised by member organisations.read more
Here you can follow the latest developments in International Voluntary Service from Alliance activities and initiatives.
The International Volunteer Day was established on 5th December, by the UN General Assembly held in 1985. This celebration offers an important opportunity to all organizations active in the volunteering field, to encourage governments to support volunteer efforts and recognize volunteer contributions to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at local, national and […]
From 4th December 2018 the UN summit on Climate will take place in Katowice, Poland (http://www.cop24.katowice.eu/). 24 Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24), 14 Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 14) and the Conference of Signatories to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1) will be […]
Alliance initiated an e-learning platform where all interested persons can enjoy the following on-line courses: Social innclusion; Gender equality; Teamwork and cooperation in international teams of trainers; Volunteering, workcamps and sustainability; The Alliance and IVS movement. Do not hesitate to register at this link. And to access the courses, once registeres and logged in, just […]
We want to remind all Alliance members, partners and Guests that our Network adopted the Universal Charter of IVS, shared by the main IVS worldwide networks. Revised in 2017, the universal IVS charter was first created by CCIVS in 1998. It outlines the fundamental principles and ideals of International Voluntary Service, as it is understood, […]
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