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tHeme: Global responsibility

20 In this context international vo- this very often with almost nonexistent lunteering has many positive things resources, very much relying on the efto offer. I saw foreign volunteer wor- forts and expertise of the local and interkers organizing language and culture national volunteers. This, I think, is clubs to local one good example youth, orgaof global responnizing traisibility in pracnings related tice. Global and to job search local are naturaland computer ly linked to each skills, among other in a process other things. of mutual exchanOn the other ge and learning. hand I met Volunteers contrialso many entbute positively to husiastic and the communities motivated lo- Children at Yerevan, Armenia, at an orphanage where where they are licals, who used EVS volunteers are also working. ving and working, their experience gained through volunteering and while they are also learning things that trainings abroad to initiate and run they can later develop and put into use in NGOs that aim to activate and help the their home communities – and home, in local youth by promoting mutual infor- a truly global sense, is of course nothing mal learning in various forms. They do less than the world!

Headquarters of a local NGO in the village of Dvabzu, Georgia

MaailmanVaihtoa 2/2013  

Nuorisovaihtojärjestö Maailmanvaihdon lehti, jossa teemana globaalivastuu.

MaailmanVaihtoa 2/2013  

Nuorisovaihtojärjestö Maailmanvaihdon lehti, jossa teemana globaalivastuu.