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2030 Agenda

Volunteering & 2030 Agenda

2030 Agenda

What is it?

On 25 September 2015, the 193 member states of the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda which sets out 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These universal goals, applicable to all countries, aim to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity. Volunteering is recognised as a means of assimilation and implementation of the 2030 Agenda, as well as a powerful lever for achieving these goals.

2030 Agenda in France

Volunteering and the Sustainable Development Goals – SDG

Volunteering: a cross-cutting lever for achieving the SDGs

In its diversity, volunteering contributes to the construction of active citizenship and helps citizens to understand the issues and challenges of sustainable development, in line with the ECSI (Education à la citoyenneté et à la solidarité internationale/Education for Citizenship and International Solidarity) approach.  Based on mutual enrichment and understanding, volunteers contribute to the healing of…

Recognition of volunteering in the 2030 Agenda

Throughout the negotiations on the 2030 Agenda, the strong mobilisation of volunteer organisations within a global alliance,  the Volunteer Groups Alliance, has made it possible to make volunteering a powerful and cross-cutting driver for achieving the 17 SDGs. Indeed, the role of volunteering in the implementation of the SDGs is recognised in several UN policy…

France Volontaires and the 2030 Agenda

Every year in July, France Volontaires participates in the High Level Political Forum (HLPF), the central platform of the United Nations for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda and its 17 SDGs. Within the Volunteer Groups Alliance, a coalition of more than 70 organisations and networks supporting sustainable development through volunteering in all its forms…