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MEPs continue to voice support for the measurement of volunteering in Europe

By on June 14, 2012

Following the recommendations to implement the ILO Manual issued by the European Commission in its September 2011 Communication on volunteering and by and the Council of the European Union in its October 2011 Conclusions the European Parliament adopted on 12

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Prince of Spain Endorses EVMP at Workshop in Madrid

By on April 26, 2012

The EVMP and the Plataforma del Voluntariado de Espana hosted a workshop on March 28 in Madrid that brought the leadership of the volunteering community in Spain together with government and Statistics officials from Spain’s National Institute for Statistics (Instituto

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European Parliament VP Gianni Pittella Endorses EU-Wide Adoption of ILO Manual

By on January 18, 2012

Momentum for European-wide implementation of the ILO Manual on the Measurement of Volunteer Work continues to build. In a recent press release, First Vice President of the European Parliament, confirmed his support for a robust implementation effort, joining several other

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European Economic and Social Committee Recommends EVMP

By on October 14, 2011

  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

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Lester Salamon addresses a special meeting of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ILO Manual and the European Volunteer Measurement Project

By on October 10, 2011

The European Economic and Social Committee put a spotlight on the importance of measuring volunteering at a major conference it convened in Warsaw on Friday 30 September 2011 in collaboration with the Polish Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, the

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Building a Community of European Statistical Officials | Warsaw | 28-29 September 2011

By on October 5, 2011

  A new community began to take shape last week when European labour statistics officials and civil society leaders met on 28-29 September in Warsaw for a technical workshop hosted by the ILO, the European Volunteer Measurement Project (EVMP), and

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Council of the European Union Conclusions Recognize ILO Manual

By on October 5, 2011

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

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Leading By Example: Poland and Hungary Implement the ILO Manual

By on October 4, 2011

  Poland and Hungary, the two countries holding the presidency of the EU during the European Year of Volunteering 2011, are leading by example and have kept their word to implement the ILO Manual on the Measurement of Volunteer Work

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European Commission Recommends ILO Manual on the Measurement of Volunteer Work

By on September 21, 2011

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

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European Volunteer Measurement Project Kickoff Training in Tallin

By on July 11, 2011

On May 6, European Volunteer Measurement Project partners CEV, SPES, and CCSS hosted a Kickoff Training Workshop in Tallinn, Estonia to introduce volunteer leaders to the new ILO Manual on the Measurement of Volunteer Work and to enlist their help in making sure that the Manual is used. The workshop was

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The Measurement of Volunteering in Europe – Reflections on the CEV Symposium

By on May 12, 2011

JHU Center Director Dr. Lester Salamon took part in the opening panel discussion at the European Volunteer Centre (CEV) Symposium “The future of volunteering: concepts, trends, visions” convened in Tallinn, Estonia May 4th through 6th, 2011.   The European Year,

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NEWS RELEASE | Counting the Volunteers the World Counts On

By on March 29, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   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