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- Measuring Volunteerism: UNV Side Event to the 46th Session of the UN Statistical Commission (2015)
United Nations Volunteers | June, 2015.
This report, authored by United Nations Volunteers (UNV), summarizes the UN Volunteer programme’s panel discussion titled “Data at the Lowest Possible Level: Measuring Volunteerism,” a side event to the 46th session of the UN Statistical Commission (2015) on 5 March 2015 in New York.
- SDGs and NPIs: Private Nonprofit Institutions - The foot soldiers for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (2015)
CCSS Working Paper #25 | Lester M. Salamon and Megan A. Haddock.
This paper highlights the fundamental relevance of the global civil society sector and volunteers to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and begins the process of articulating a framework of actions that will be needed to allow NPIs to play their part in making it possible to make real progress toward achieving the 2015 SDGs.
- United Nations Satellite Account on Nonprofit and Related Institutions and Volunteer Work (English, 2018)
The full text of the UN Satellite Account on Nonprofit and Related Institutions and Volunteer Work, developed by the Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies in cooperation with the United Nations Statistical Division and an international team of statistical experts. This handbook updates and expands the 2002 UN Handbook on Nonprofit Institutions in the System of National Accounts to embrace the larger "Third Sector," including nonprofit, social economy, and civil society institutions, as well as volunteer work. It calls on national statistical offices to prepare regular “satellite accounts” on this set of institutions and activities and provides a standard set of guidelines for doing so as part of existing official economic data-gathering and reporting. Published in August 2018 by the United Nations Statistics Division.
- [Presentation] Realizing the SDGs: Matching ambitions with commensurate means of implementation – resources, technology and capacities (HLPF, 7.2015)
Statement and slides presented 8 July 2015 at the High-Level Political Forum meeting, “Strengthening integration, implementation and review- the HLPF after 2015” roundtable discussion on “Realizing the SDGs: Matching ambitions with commensurate means of implementation – resources, technology and capacities.”