Voluntourism, obstacle or accelerator of international solidarity?

According to the United Nations, volunteerism is an essential vehicle for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals that the international community has set for 2030. Volunteering improves development, here as elsewhere, because it feeds the societal need to improve the human condition. In recent years, a type of volunteering has surfaced to fulfill both the desire Continue Reading

Rising to the Challenge: Volunteering and the Sustainable Development Goals

NVW 2019 Blog Series: Part 2 On this second day of National Volunteer Week (NVW), let us celebrate volunteers and organisations that lift communities by contributing to reaching the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs)! That’s the volunteer factor! In 2015, the United Nations adopted the SDGs to mobilize global efforts to improve social, economic, and Continue Reading