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Global volunteer action: Networking, capacity building, non-formal education andinnovation in international youth and volunteer work


  • to improve networking, communication and cooperation among SCI branches and partners in Europe and Asia active in international voluntary service
  • to promote non-formal and informal learning opportunities for young people through international voluntary service in both Europe and Asia (in particular on the topics of intercultural dialogue and solidarity), active citizenship and common global issues as social inclusion, youth employment, global environmental challenges and other
  • to increase visibility and recognition of international volunteer and youth activities by better use of internet and social media tools on both national and international level, innovative and creative approaches in organizing international youth and volunteer activities
  • to increase quality of awareness raising and educational activities in international youth and volunteer projects by training multipliers; preparing, sharing and improving materials for non-formal education



26-29 March 2015: Preparation Meeting, Rome, Italy

22-27 June 2015: Global Volunteer Action Opening Seminar: Volunteering in the 21st Century in Asia, Sydney, Australia

12-18 October 2015: Volunteer University, Sofia, Bulgaria

20-25 February 2016: Social Media and ICT Training, Hong Kong

11-17 April 2016: Training for multipliers working with (international) youth groups, Athens, Greece

17- 22 June 2016: Final seminar – Advanced Volunteer University, Barcelona, Spain


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Contact us if you are looking for more information about this project or you are intested in taking part in any activity:glovola@sciint.org