Tuesday, February 14, 2012

My article in The New Paper(February 13, 2012)

Volunteerism and Nation Building

The term ‘Volunteerism’ denotes a desire of any individual to contribute for common welfare, out of free will expecting no any material and monetary expectations. Volunteers are motivated by values like those of justice, equality and freedom (SWVR, UNV-2011). Volunteerism can play the significant role on development process of any society. United Nations General Assembly in 2001 passed the resolution on volunteerism and declared 2001 “International Year of Volunteers”. The resolution was the milestone for the recognition of importance of volunteerism in the background that the importance and significance of volunteerism was undervalued for a long time....... Please Click on the photo to read the whole article.

Me, 5 years back, talking about Collective Campaign for Peace(COCAP)