Tag Archive: Announcements

The Center’s 12 gifts of 2012

  It has been another busy and productive year for the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies. We have expanded the base of knowledge about nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and around the world; gathered our Philanthropy Fellows family for our 21st Conference, this time in lovely Portugal; ventured farther than we have …

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European Economic and Social Committee Recommends EVMP

  The European Volunteer Measurement Project is a prominent featured recommendation in the Declaration released by European Economic and Social Committee Group III President Luca Jahier. This document complements institutional recognition the campaign to measure volunteering in Europe has recently received.   The Declaration recommends “widely disseminating information on the economic impact of volunteering. …

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Council of the European Union Conclusions Recognize ILO Manual

  Following on the heels of the recommendation of the ILO Manual by the European Commission, the Center is delighted to announce that on 3 October 2011 the Council of the European Union officially invited Member States to measure volunteering and recognized the ILO Manual on the …

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European Commission Recommends ILO Manual on the Measurement of Volunteer Work

The Center is excited to announce that on 20 September 2011 the European Commission officially recommended that: 

“Research and data collection on volunteering should be encouraged at the national level. In this context, the use of the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Manual on the Measurement of Volunteer Work

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Counting the Volunteers the World Counts On

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Civil Society Studies announced today the release of a new manual to help statistical agencies around the world track the amount, type and value of volunteer work in their countries.   The Manual, drafted by the Johns Hopkins Center …

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We’re listening — give us your thoughts on future Listening Post Soundings!

The Listening Post Project seeks to “take the pulse” of the nonprofit sector by fielding surveys on timely issues for nonprofits and making sure the findings are broadly disseminated to the sector and beyond. In the past year, we have covered cutting-edge topics such as what nonprofits want from the new presidential …

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