nialization, civil society, neo-colonialism, U.N. Declaration on Indigenous Peoples, World Bank,
UNVolunteers, Millennium Development Goals, GDP, Rio Declaration
∗David Lempert, Ph.D., J.D., M.B.A., E.D. (Hon) has worked for more than 25 years in devel-
opment. Professor Lempert is author of several books including, A Model Development Plan and
Daily Life in a Crumbling Empire: The Absorption of Russia into the World Economy (2 vol-
umes). He is an anthropologist, lawyer, and educator who has worked in more than 30 countries
for the UNDP, UNICEF, World Bank, USAID, EC, WWF
Journal of Business Communication , 4, DOI: 10.1177/2329488418777038 . Stumberger N. Pauly J. A. 2018 Active, Reactive, and Proactive Approaches to Corporate Volunteering in Three Countries International Journal of Business Communication 4 10.1177/2329488418777038 UNVolunteers. (2015). Volunteerism and the Global Goals. Retrieved July 26, 2018 from: https://www.unv.org/volunteerism/volunteerismand-global-goals . UNVolunteers 2015 Volunteerism and the Global Goals Retrieved July 26, 2018 from: https://www.unv.org/volunteerism/volunteerismand-global-goals . Voicu, B
Service of Serbia, UNVolunteers , https://www.onlinevolunteering.org/en/node/391811. The aims and objectives adopted by the YRS in the socialist period carried distinctive political determinants. At the beginning of the 1980s, the YRS listed among its objectives the ‘self-managed organization of research activities […] aiming to widen knowledge on nature and society’, the ‘preservation of the People’s Liberation Struggle ( narodnooslobodilačka borba ), and tradition of the socialist revolution’, ‘cooperation with the youth from the entire country in order to
than fire so far” (P4). In Libya, simple severity-scale mapping imagery and social media data were applied by UNVolunteers as a way of developing an early impact analysis ( Standby Task Force, and OCHA 2011 ). However, it is a very complex data environment. “It is very easy to draw bad conclusions from that data” (P4). Internet availability is among the limitations: a missing mobile network tower may result in a blank spot when considering the use of a word on Twitter. Tweets tend to be free text, so they are difficult to analyse. “ The use of the word “water
Procedures 2-8 may or may not involve weights to be assigned to the relevant item of each
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1. Robert S. McNamara, “The Post Cold-War World and Its Implications for Military
Expenditures in the Developing Countries,” World Bank Conference on Development
Economics, Washington, D.C., April 25, 1991, p. 33.
2. Henry Kissinger, Diplomacy (New York: Simon & Shuster, 1994), p. 805.
3. Brian Urquhart, “For a UNVolunteer Military Force,” The New York Review of Books
themselves. NGOs remain the only organizations that have been accredited and which have provided opportunities for young people to gain work experience through volunteering. Forum mladih SDP, Radno iskustvo svima, 12. A United Nations (UN) Volunteers Report describes forms of voluntary work often left out of surveys, including community self-help and campaigning or advocacy work, as well as more traditional forms of volunteering not organized by modern CSOs—the so-called ‘hidden volunteering’. Spahić-Šiljak, Country Report. Bosnia and Hercegovina, 195. The report notes
hospital has long been sta¤ed by expatriate UNvolunteers (e.g.
doctors from India, Uganda, etc.), there have always been some very un-
fortunate undertones voiced by Niueans as to ‘‘third-world doctors’’ who
don’t know what they are doing (as well as complaints about their per-
ceived ‘‘poor’’ English). Some of the comments made are clearly racist.
Another hot issue at the moment is the setting up of a medical school by
some American and Korean operators. To this e¤ect the Niue Govern-
ment gave them the Niue Hotel (underused as tourist accommodation)
and the scheme
gelernt hatte, dieselbe als probates Vorbild für eine Streitmacht der Vereinten Nationen Anthony Delmayne, Sahara Desert Escape, London 1958, S. 93; Manchester Guardian, 18.9.1958. . Und 1964 forderte auch der konservative Abgeordnete John Tilney im Unterhaus für die UNO eine »individually recruited, permanent, multiracial, multicoloured force – on the line of the French Foreign Legion« Times, 8.12.1964. . Im Jahre 1993 sollte dann Brian Urquhart die Idee erneut vorbringen Brian Urquhart, For a UNVolunteer Military Force. In: The New York Review of Books, 10
Commission on Iraq
UNTAET—UN Transitional Administration in East Timor
UNTSO—United Nations Truce Supervision Organization
UPU—Universal Postal Union
xviii a b b r e v i a t i o n s
WEOG—Western Europe and Others bloc
WFP—World Food Program
WHO—World Health Organization
WIPO—World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO—World Meteorological Organization
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22. Griffith (2012).
23. “Manifesto for Volunteering in Europe,” European Volunteer Centre, http://www.unv.
24. “Global Evaluation,” Institute for Volunteering Research, http://www.worldvolunteer
25. “State of the World’s Volunteerism Report 2011: Universal Values for Global Well-Being,”
26. Thematic Fact Sheets, UNVolunteers, http