Drafting and Implementing Volunteerism Laws and Policies

A Guidance Note

Published: June 2011

This Guidance Note, published by UN Volunteers and developed by ICNL and ECNL, is based on a global research study of laws governing volunteering. It covers seven regions and provides examples of new laws and policies to improve the environment for volunteering.

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Laws and Policies Affecting Volunteerism Since 2001 – full research report analyzing laws and policies affecting volunteerism since the International Year of Volunteers in 2001.