IVCO 2016

Increasing Resilience of Communities Through Volunteering

Jointly hosted by the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and Forum, the annual conference for International Volunteering Cooperation Organisations (IVCO), was held in Bonn from 9-12 October 2016. Following the theme “Increasing resilience of communities through volunteering” the conference aimed to create a concrete Roadmap to Action to support stakeholders engage in volunteerism more effectively moving forward. The event provided a collaboration space among the stakeholders and celebrated the importance of international volunteering by showcasing volunteer voices from all over the world.