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Due to the current situation with coronavirus and the travel restrictions, the next EYVOL Coordination meeting on 2nd July will be held virtually.
The meeting will give the opportunity to discuss the progress that has been made since last meeting in Paris (November 2019), as well as organise next steps.
27 November 2019, from 09:00 to 13:00
Organised by Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University
Location: Maison du handball: 1 rue Daniel Costantini, 94000 Créteil
It is with great pleasure that we invite you to take part in the "First International Conference on International Sport Volunteerism” organised within the framework of EYVOL project, "Empowering Youth Volunteers through Sport in the Mediterranean Region".
The first International Conference of the Eyvol project will take place in Paris at the end of November 2019.
Stay tuned to be informed on exact date, location and timing and follow us to learn about the Best Practices on Volunteering recruitment and empowerment through sport in the Mediterranean Region.
International Coalition kicks-off “EYVOL”, an EU-funded programme on “Empowering Youth Volunteers through Sport”
20 February 2019, Athens
An international coalition of organizations from the Olympic Movement, the United Nations, Academia and civil society has started today “EYVOL - “Empowering Youth Volunteers through Sport”, a two-year project co-funded by the European Union within the Erasmus+ programme and aimed at developing a common framework on “Sport Volunteerism”.
The EYVOL programme, has been announced from the United Nations Headquarters in November 2018, on the occasion of the 8th Global Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations, attended by UN Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Antonio Guterres.
Commit2Dialogue: Partnerships for Prevention and Sustaining Peace” was the overarching theme of the, held on 19-20 November, 2018, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. “Over the past few years we have witnessed a rise of violent extremism, xenophobia, and discrimination. Intolerance and fear of the other continue to prevail in many societies. There is an urgent need to re-commit to interreligious and intercultural dialogue and to the promotion of tolerance, diversity and a culture of peace”. To this end, the Forum provides an open space for UNAOC Group of Friends, UN system entities, civil society including NGOs, faith-based organizations, media and private sector to share good practices on ways to promote dialogue and understanding with partnerships that work.