European Volunteer Centre based in Belgium launched the “Volunteering
Infrastructure in Europe” publication during the
Spring 2012 General Assembly in Copenhagen on
9 May. It comprises details about the physical structures, support mechanisms,
human resources, knowledge, research and sustainable funding, made available to support volunteers
and volunteer organisations in 29 European countries.
The publication includes a foreword by John Macdonald, Head of the Task Force for the
European Year of Volunteering 2011- European Commission, and chapters on Albania, Austria, Belgium,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,
Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Poland,
Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
Collecting all the data was made possible by the expertise and availability of professionals
in the volunteering sector, CEV members and partner organisations.
The document can be accessed online and downloaded (pdf, 2,33 MB, 440 pages, in English)
(Source: CEV Belgium, http://cev.be)