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The event is under the auspices of the President of the Republic

Εθελοντισμός

29-30 April

Auditorium of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks

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Our mission

To bring to the surface and highlight the added value both for society but also for the economy with voluntary work. To describe the existing European institutional framework and set the next steps that should be followed to have a similar framework in Greece.

29.4.2017

POLICY ON VOLUNTEERING

Through this topic, we aim to present the policy that has been established in Europe for volunteer based organizations and initiate a discussion with representatives from all major political parties in Greece about the necessity of consensus on this matter and engage their full support to create an institutional frameworkfor volunteering in Greece.

RECRUITMENT, ENGAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF VOLUNTEER SKILLS = QUALITY IN VOLUNTEERING

This session examines the needs and challenges encountered by volunteers and volunteer based organizations and explore ways/strategies for overcoming them; based mainly on best practices that will be presented.

CREATING LASTING PARTNERSHIPS WITH LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND THE PRIVATE SECTOR

Through this session we aim to show best practices of partnerships between NGO’s and Local Authorities and their impact on society. Companies working closely with NGOs will present ways and new opportunities of Corporate Social Responsibility.

30.4.2017

GOOD GOVERNANCE, TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY - EXPLORING THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

This session will address the need of transparency in NGO and volunteer management and will present some case studies and researches on how to evaluate the work being done by NGOs from Greece and abroad. We will also present some exceptional individual initiatives that had a great impact and a breakthrough in Greek society.

SEP

Alongside the works of the two-day conference, a renovation activity will be carried out on Scout Square by members of the Scout Movement. The renovation of the square will be completed on Sunday 30/4/2017.