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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Aging
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Climate Change
  • Culture
  • De-mining
  • Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Family
  • Financing for Development
  • Governance
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Habitat
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Information
  • Labour
  • Least Developed Countries
  • Media
  • Migration
  • Minority Rights
  • New Global Institutions
  • Peace and Security
  • Population
  • Refugees
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Development
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation Policy
  • Trade and Development
  • United Nations Reform
  • Values
  • Violence
  • Volunteerism
  • Water
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

  • Financing for Development:
  • External debt
  • Increasing financial and technical cooperation for development
  • International Trade as an engine for development

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Research
  • Violence against women
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty
  • Women and the media
  • Women in power and decision-making

  • Population:
  • International migration
  • Population structure
  • Reproduction, family formation and the status of women

  • Public Administration:
  • Ethics, Transparency and Accountability
  • Knowledge Systems and E-government
  • Socio-Economic Governance and Management

  • Social Development:
  • Employment
  • Poverty
  • Social policy
  • Technical cooperation
  • Youth

  • Statistics:
  • Demographic and social surveys
  • Development indicators
  • Informal Sector Statistics
  • International migration
  • Time-use statistics

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Biotechnology
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Demographics
  • Desertification and Drought
  • Education
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • International cooperation for an enabling environment
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Waste Management
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
  • Brazil
  • France
  • Senegal
  • Mali
  • Switzerland
  • Spain
  • Canada
  • South Africa
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 2005
    Organizational structure: ICVolunteers is structured as an international federation, with headquarters in Geneva (Switzerland). ICVolunteers has national offices and permanent representation in a number of countries, including Brazil, Canada, France, Japan, Mali, Senegal, Spain and South Africa.
    Number and type of members: 14'000 volunteers, 5 national offices, 3 associate members, 40 beneficiary members.
    Affiliation with NGO networks: CONGO, European Volunteer Centre (CEV), Forum Bénévolat Suisse
    Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants
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