IVCO 2012

Volunteering for Development: Innovation and impact in a changing development environment

IVCO 2012 was jointly hosted by Forum and Cuso International in Ottawa between October 14th to 17th, 2012.

Themed, Volunteering for Development: Innovation and  impact in a changing development environment, the conference gathered heads of organizations and delegates from agencies across the world gather to discuss key contemporary issues in international volunteering and development, and share best practices.

Presentations & Papers

Monday, October 15, 2012

How Global Trends are Shaping Volunteering for Development

Forum Discussion Paper Presentation: MDGs, Sustainable Development Goals and the Post 2015 agenda: opportunities for consolidating the recognition of volunteerism

Forum Research 2012: Participatory Research on the Impact of International Volunteerism in Kenya

Executive Summary, Forum Research 2012: Participatory Research on the Impact of International Volunteerism in Kenya

Donor Panel and Discussion: The Evolving Donor Context: Funding Trends, Innovations and Models to Support Volunteering for Development

Presentation: Disrupting Development: Using Digital Technology to Shape New Trends in Volunteering for Development

Join the Evolution: Be a 21st Century Social Producer to Achieve Community Development Goals

Forum Discussion Paper 2012: MDGs, Sustainable Development Goals and the Post 2015 agenda: opportunities for consolidating the recognition of volunteerism

Remote Volunteering: Lessons from Bankers Without Borders

Creating Sustainable Impact Through Short-Term Volunteering: An Analysis of Capacity Building Projects in Indonesia, Vietnam and Cambodia - The Experience of Singapore International Foundation (SIF)

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Innovative Approaches to Volunteering for Development

Keynote Address Panel: Innovative Approaches to Volunteering for Development

Partnership Presentation: Seeing the Forest and the Trees: Merging Local and Regional Perspectives in Latin American Model Forests

Building a National Volunteering Program: The Uganda National Volunteers Link (UNVL)

Diaspora Volunteers: New Partners in Global Development Policy

Approaches to a Robust Outcome on the Ground Through Public-Private Partnership

Research Presentation and Discussion: The Value of International Volunteering

Multi-Sector Collaboration & Partnership Brokering Essentials: Blending Effective Tools with Case Studies from the Field

Forum Discussion Paper 2012: Assessing the Impact of International Volunteer Cooperation - Guiding Questions and Canadian Experiences

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Working with Youth for Development

Forum Discussion Paper: Youth and Development Impacts

Best Practices to Engage Aboriginal Youth in International Development Work

Youth Volunteering Making an Impact

The “SPOR” Youth Movement