Youth discussing volunteerism

01 May 2014

In the Youth and Volunteerism Summit definition of volunteerism and participation of university students to volunteer activities will be discussed with Civil Society Organizations and university students.

New Horizons - United Nations Volunteers (UNV) is organizing Youth and Volunteerism Summit on 6th May at Istanbul Aydın University together with International Blue Crescent (IBC) and Istanbul Aydın University.

The objectives of the Summit are to promote volunteerism among university students and to understand their experiences and expectations on volunteerism.

In the panel part of the Summit the volunteering possibilities and the contribution of volunteerism to both individuals and societies will be discussed.

After the panel session with the participants from the representatives of different universities a workshop will be organized .In the workshop the result of the research conducted by Istanbul Aydın University for the university students and the participations of students to volunteer activities will be discussed.

During the summit CSOs and volunteer based organizations will have chance to explain themselves to participants at their stands that will take place in the university campus.