Volunteer statistics (ILO)*
Source: ILOSTATS. The data is collected by ILO from national statistical offices. As national statistics on volunteer work are produced using a variety of approaches and tools, direct and cross-country comparisons are not recommended. For more information, visit https://ilostat.ilo.org/topics/volunteer-work/
- Labour Force Survey
- Time Use Survey
Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering
Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?
Does the country have a national policy, scheme, plan or strategy specific to volunteering?
Does the country have a sectoral and cross-sectoral policy, scheme, plan or strategy that mentions volunteering?
|Name of specific policy, strategy or plan on volunteering at the national level.||Year created||Source link||What are the relevant SDG areas/crosscutting themes of the policy, plan scheme or strategy?|
|National Law to Promote Specified Nonprofit Activities (NPO Law)||1998||View source|
Japan's Voluntary National ReviewView source
Voluntary National Review 2021 Report on the implementation of 2030 Agenda ～Toward achieving the SDGs in the post-COVID19 era～View source
Reporting positive contribution of volunteering to the SDGs
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Meanwhile, the Human Rights Bureau has been established in the MOJ as an administrative body engaging in human rights promotion and protection and as its subordinate organs, the Human Rights Departments of the Legal Affairs Bureaus (8 locations nationwide), the Human Rights Divisions of the District Legal Affairs Bureaus (42 locations nationwide), and their branches (261, as of January 202) have been established heretofore. Moreover, the MOJ engages in human rights promotion and protection activities in cooperation with about 14,000 Human Rights Volunteers who are private citizens appointed by the Minister of Justice.