Duration: June 1, 2011 – May 30, 2013

Lead Partner: the Fontevivo region, Italy

Partnering countries: Italy, Sweden, Spain and Finland

EP-partners: Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia

Funding programme: Europe for Citizens

Total budget: 90 000€

The aim of the "Network on the Role of Volunteering in Local Welfare and Integration Policies" –project was to increase the awareness of volunteer organisations, to have exchange of Best Practices between countries and to have clarification on the organisations’ roles and functions. In addition, the project attempted to advance co-operation between volunteer organisations and public administration, and advance the dialog concerning matters of social welfare and health. The project also intended to increase young people’s activity in volunteer work.

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