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CEV@25 Anniversary Please complete this timeline with your memories and recollections


1983 1989 1990 1991 History

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

European Parliament Resolution on Voluntary Work Fall of the Berlin Wall

Dayton Peace Agreement Dissolution of the

URSS

Austria, Finland, Sweden became members of the EU

Schengen agreement,took dffect

The Maastricht Treaty:

Established the concept of European citizenship EVS is established with a pilot action European year of the elderly & solidarity

European year against racism & xenophobia European year of lifelong learning

between generations Treaty of Amsterdam Rwandan Genocide

Recognised the contribution of volunteering and

Channel Tunnel France and England encouraged the European dimension

of voluntary organisations

CEV History 6 August 1992, Constitution of CEV, Brussels Copenhagen Conference

Jun, Moscow Conference Apr, GA, Brussles

Mar, GA,

Brussels

Mar, GA, Brussels Sep, Stockholm Conferece

Apr, GA, Brussels

Jun, GA, Paris

CEV Presidents and Board Members Monique Verstraeten

Liz Burns

CEV Directors and Staff Raf De Zutter


1998 History

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

World population reaches 6 billion. Beginning

second Gulf War

Euro launched on international currency markets European year of people with European year of action to combat violence against women disabilities

Council of Europe,

Convention on the Promotion of a Transnational

Long-term Voluntary Service for Young People

White Paper on European Governance: active involvement and participation of the EU

White Paper on Youth: Volunteering recognised as a key element of youth policy

9/11, attack

CEV History "

May, GA, Brussels Dec,

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Influencing for change. Relations with national and European government

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Volunteering and youth

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Brussels

First Publication of info Flash

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Legal position of volunteers

GA Brussels,

Seminar

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Nov, GA, Bratislava

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Volunteer citizens of Europe

May, GA, Stuttgart Conference

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Projects in support of Roma communities in Central and Eastern Europe

Jan, workshop, Amsterdam,

Jun,

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PHARE-Lien

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The national voluntary centres and the program of the volunteer work

GA, Gracanica

Dec, GA, Brussels Jun, GA ,Brussels,

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Employee Volunteering and Relations with the Corporate Sector

CEV Presidents and Board Members

Christopher Spence

CEV Directors and Staff

Gail Hurley

London

Brussels,

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Prague,


2004 History

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

White paper on sport called for the promotion of volunteering and active citizenship through sport.

Social network Facebook takes off.

European year of education through sport

Bulgaria, Romania became members of the EU

Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania,Malta, Poland,

Palestinian internal divisio

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Fatah–Hamas conflict

Slovakia, Slovenia became member of the EU

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European year of citizenship through education

Start of Economic crisis

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European year of workers

The Russo-Georgian War mobility EP report on the role of volunteering in contributing to economic and social cohesion

EESC Opinion on Voluntary activity: its role in European society and its impact

Treaty of

Lisbon

CEV History May,

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Volunteering and the new technologies, initatives, opportunities and challenges

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Stirling

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Mar, Nov, GA,

in the framework of EUROFESTATION, Maastricht Sep, May,

GA, Cluj

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volunteering as a route (back) to employment

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Mar,

Paris

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Equal opportunities for all - volunteering and diversity

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Youth Volunteering Policies in Europe

Budapest

Skopje

Oct, GA ,Wolverhampton recognition of volunteering as an expression of active citizenship

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Apr,

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Oct,

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Volunteering in a lifelong learning policy

May,“Mutual recognition skills and competences gained through volunteering: Towards a European

debate” Brussels

Roma

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Effective and Innovation Networking and Mobilization

May,

Barcelona

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Developing employee volunteering - a joint

venture between volunteer organisation and

CEV Manifesto in Europe

Involvement of third country nationals in volunteering as a means of better integration project INVOLVE

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companies

Oct, ,

Prague

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An enabling volunteering infrastructure in Europe,

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situation - trends- outlook

CEV Presidents and Board Members Christopher Spence

Marijke Steenbergen

Eva Hambach

CEV Directors and Staff Markus Held

Gail Hurley

Malmo


2010 History

2011

2012

PACE Resolution 1778

2013

2014

EU won the peace nobel prize

PACE recommendation 1948

The Euromaidan protest begins in Ukraine.

European year for active ageing & intergenerational solidarity EP Resolution

European year of volunteering

on recognising and promoting crossborder voluntary activities in the EU

EU Council conclusions on fostering the creative and innovative potential of young people

Syria Confict

EU Council recommendation on the validation of non-formal and informal learning

EC Communication on EU Policies and Volunteering: Recognising and

Promoting Crossborder Voluntary Activities in the EU Croatia became member of the EU Council Conclusions on Volunteering and social policy

European year of citizens

UN Resolutions leading to IYV+10

EP Resolution on Volunteering and Voluntary Activity in Europe

Warsaw Declaration for Sustainability of Action on Voluntary Activities

EP Report on volunteering and volunteering activity in Europe,

and Active Citizenship

Council conclusions on the contribution of quality youth work to the development, well-being and

social inclusion of young people,

CEV History " "

Apr,

Dec

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Effectively communicating volunteering - the role of PR, media and raising public awareness

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Volunteering as a means of empowerment and social inclusion

Apr Valencia Oct,

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a bridge between the European years2010 and 2011

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Making things EVEN

Dublin

Cross-border volunteering in

Brussels

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the European year of citizens - what is it for?

Sarajevo

CEV Position Paper on the Economic and Financial Crisis European Volunteering Capital Competition is launched

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May,

Oct,

The future of volunteering: concepts trends visions

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Tallinn

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Volunteering and active citizenship two sides of the same coin?

EYV 2011 Alliance Policy Agenda on Volunteering in Europe (P.A.V.E)

Mar, Funding volunteering through the new EU programmes: Berlin

Apr,

What are the options? Brussels

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Volunteering for stronger societies through innovation

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and cross-secter collaboration

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Oct,

Oct,

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Volunteering in European Welfare

Copenghagen

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Symposium: We re in this together?

volunteering and age - friendly societies

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& Social Services � Turin Cascais

Volunteering Infrastructure in Europe

CEV celebrated 20 years of being the voice of volunteering in Europe!

CEV Presidents and Board Members

Eva Hambach

CEV Directors and Staff Markus Held Gabriella Civico

Martijn Pakker


2015 History

2016

2017

Adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development The European Solidarity Corps legal basis proposal EU Aid Volunteers was launched

The European Guidelines for Validating Non-Formal and Informal Learning were published

EP report on European Solidarity Corps Proposal

UN General Assembly Resolution on volunteerism in the 2030 Agenda

EP report on the cost of non-action in the field of volunteering

EP resolution on skills policies for fighting youth unemployment

European Commission new Skills Agenda for Europe

The launch of

the European Solidarity Corps, Dec

Brexit Referendum, Jun

Communication on supporting the prevention of radicalisation leading to violent extremism

CEV History Mar, Seminar on Volunteer Measurement in Europe

Apr,”Developing European Volunteering strategies” London

Oct,“Helping Hands” Hope for Europe! PIPE Brussels

Autumn Volunteering Congress and European Volunteering Conference, Vienna

Apr, “A multiI-perspective approach to volunteer centres“ Zadar

Oct,“Promoting Inclusion Preventing Extremism ”Brussels

Apr, “The Volunteer Manager: Key For Excellency in Volunteer Management“, Bucharest

CEV Presidents and Board Members Cristina Rigman

Eva Hambach

CEV Directors and Staff Gabriella Civico


To be continued...

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