This publication explores how non-formal voluntary action outside of formal organizations can lead to greater citizen participation in governance; serves as a resource to help civil society organizations (CSOs) explore the opportunities for engagement this presents; highlights recent examples of how socially-oriented volunteerism has connected to more change-oriented activism; and suggests how both non-formal voluntary citizen action and social activism within CSOs can be strengthened.
CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation
United Nations Volunteers Programme (UN Volunteers)
Copyright 2011 CIVICUS, United Nations Volunteers (UNV).
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