First National Conference on Volunteerism – National Volunteering Secretariat, Ministry of Social Empowerment and Welfare, UNV



Under the 2nd Phase of Voice Project, the NVS was established by the Ministry of Social Services and UNV/UNDP and successfully launched on 14th October 2014. The launch was followed by the first National Conference on Volunteerism (14-15 Oct 2014). 400 people attended the event and 170 participants from 35 countries followed the conference through live streaming (first time in Sri Lanka). The conference was also streamed to three other locations in Sri Lanka to allow an additional 100 people to participate.