Plenary Presentation

Implications of the SDGs on IVCOs

Forum members have been working at the highest levels to have volunteering recognized as an effective means of delivering development results and to have volunteering included in the SDGs, as evidenced by the Ottawa and Lima Declarations. Will these efforts bear fruit? This session will highlight salient points for volunteering organizations from the UN Secretary General’s September address to the General Assembly and discuss the challenges and opportunities the SDGs raise for volunteer involving organizations as well as for national governments.

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