IAVE stands for the International Association for Volunteering efforts (IAVE) and exists to promote, strengthen and celebrate volunteering in all of the myriad ways it happens throughout the world. With members in 70+ countries, IAVE is the connective tissue of a global network of leaders of volunteering, NGOs, businesses and volunteer centers that share a belief in the power of volunteers to make a significant strategic contribution to resolving the world’s most pressing problems.
The IAVE World Volunteer Conference is part of The International Association for Volunteer Efforts (IAVE) which began in 1970 with the birth of IAVE and is organized every two years in a different country around the World. The conference aims to bring together the volunteering community from across the world to share their experiences, learn from one another and build bridges across cultural, political and linguistic barriers.
The conference includes a series of stimulating plenaries and workshops with inspirational speakers and experts from around the World. Workshops include compelling topics, discussions and debates on challenging issues confronting the volunteering sector around the World.
The World Volunteer Conference brings together participants from civil society, government sectors, and corporations to share and explore how volunteers as agents of change provide the practical action that builds hope and resilience, improves lives and strengthens communities.
The 26th World Volunteering Conference will take place on October 11-14, 2020 at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Company (ADNEC)
Registration can be done directly from the website: http://www.iave2020.ae/
Yes, please check the registration on the website for more details on the different categories of participation. http://www.iave2020.ae/registration/
Ctizens of Australia, Andorra, Austria, Brunei, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America and the Vatican State can get a free-of-charge entry visa upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport.GCC citizens do not need a visa to enter the UAE.
We have chosen a range of hotels across all price levels, all within walking distance of the conference site. Discounted prices will be announced in mid-February.
The Theme is Volunteering Together to Enable Change and Create a Better World: Sharing and exploring how volunteers as agents of change provide the practical action that builds hope and resilience, improves lives and strengthens communities.
The 26th World Volunteering Conference includes the following topics:
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On-site registration will be made available on the day of the event, however we strongly encourage
registration prior to the event.
All payments will be processed in U.S. Dollars ($).
Payments may be made with VISA, MasterCard , and Diners Club cards and bank wire transfers for pre-conference date registrations.
Only cards and cash payments will be accepted for on-site registrations during the conference.
Account Name: Emirates Foundation
Account #: 7771001028314019
Bank: First Abu Dhabi Bank
Address: Khalifa Street, P. O. BOX 4, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Swift Code: FGBMAEAA
Transfer costs shall be borne by the registrant (sender) and registration fees to arrive net of any bank or transmission bank charges.
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By attending the event, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by the Emirates Foundation, International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) and its affiliates and representatives. Images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar Emirates Foundation and IAVE events in the future, highlight the event and exhibit the capabilities of the Emirates Foundation. You release Emirates Foundation and IAVE, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/or or sound recordings.
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For cancellation requests received by end of October 4th, 2020 (+4GMT), a refund of 50% of the registration fee will be made.
Refunds will be done only through the Original Mode of Payment.
For cancellation requests received after October 4th, 2020 (+4GMT), no refund will be made.
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Paid registrations can be transferred to another individual who qualifies for the same registration category and fee for no extra charge.
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No refunds will be made or credits given for late arrival to or early departures from the conference or in case of no show.
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