Notes: General Assembly Resolution 56/38 (10 January 2002). i ii Johns Hopkins University Office of News and Information, “Mapping Volunteer Work around the World: World’s Labor Statisticians Adopt New Guidelines for Measuring Volunteering,” News Release (December 19, 2008), available online at http://www.jhu.edu/news/home08/dec08/volunteer.html.
iii iv Report A/63/184 of 28 July 2008. Report of the Ministerial Reference Group for International Year of Volunteers 2001, p. 9. Available online at http://www.ocvs.govt.nz/documents/work-pragramme/encouraging-participation/policy-and-support-for- volunteers/intlyrvol.pdf.
v Jackie Sanders, Mike O’Brien, Margaret Tennant, S. Wojciech Sokolowski and Lester M. Salamon, The New Zealand Non-profit Sector in Comparative Perspective, Office for the Community and Voluntary Sector (2008), p. 13.
vi Plan for Development of Volunteering in Macedonia (2005) by E.D.Izgrev Sv.Nikole, S.O.S. Kumanovo, MKC Bitola, ORT Skopje, Arka Kumanovo, Mutlikultura Tetovo.
vii “Sailing the Nile for the Millennium Development Goals Reach their Final Destination.” Sailing the Nile 2007. http://www.sailingthenile.org/Default.aspx?tabid=61.
viii ix See Report of the Minister for Youth and Employment to the Council of Ministers, 27 June 2006. Korina Lopez, “Katrina volunteers come to stay,” USA Today (14 January 2008), http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2008-01-14-katrina-volunteers-main N.htm.
x Nasreen Khattak, opposition member of Provincial Assembly of North Western Frontier Province. http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/1115/p01s01-wosc.html.
xi World Conference on Disaster Reduction, “Hyogo Framework for Action 2005 – 2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters,” http://www.unisdr.org/wcdr/intergover/official-doc/L-docs/Hyogo- framework-for-action-english.pdf, p. 7.
xii xiii xiv National Volunteer Movement, “Who We Are?” http://www.nvm.org.pk/About%20Us/Index.html#whoweare. www.riversee.org Suzanne Perry, “President Signs National-Service Bill and Issues Call to Volunteer,” The Chronicle of Philanthropy (April 21, 2009).
xv xvi Robin Shulman, “N.Y. Mayor Announces New Effort to Expand Volunteerism,” Washington Post (April 20, 2009). “International Year of Volunteers: Outcomes and Future Perspectives,” Report of the Secretary General, A/57/352 (24 September 2002) para. 28.
xvii Treaty Of Amsterdam Amending The Treaty On European Union, The Treaties Establishing The European Communities And Related Acts, 10 November 1997, Article 38.
xviii European Parliament Session Document A6-0070/2008 (10 March 2008). See also “Volunteering empowers you, say MEPS,” Vita Europe EU (21 April 2008), http://beta.vita.it/news/view/78002. For a selection of other EU statements on volunteerism, visit http://www.cev.be/23-eu policy-EN.html.