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/
Total volunteering by type
Total volunteering by age group
Total volunteering by gender
Direct volunteering by gender
Organization-based volunteering by gender
- Social 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?
Implementation of the Sustainable Development GoalsView source
Latvia - Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2022View source
Reporting positive contribution of volunteering to the SDGs
Paragraph 1, page 114
Latvia, Central Asian and EU Eastern Partnership countries work together on education
policy. Latvia participated in the EU-Central Asia Education Platform (CAEP) and supports dialogue on volunteering as a way to build young people's skills as well as the exchange of information on digitalising education and peer learning in the field of vocational education. Latvian government scholarships are available to students from Central Asia and the Eastern Partnership countries.
Paragraph 2, page 133
Lay the foundations for an active civil society by strengthening participatory mechanisms in planning, decision-making, and the implementation processes of various initiatives, and increase the status of volunteering in society. The UN Youth Delegates Programme, as a body representing the views of young people, draws attention to the fact that the youth will experience the effects of today’s decisions, since climate change is inherently exponential.No mention