The contribution of volunteerism to peace and development in G5 Sahel countries

This position paper provides visibility of how volunteerism is effectively contributing to peace and development in the Sahel. It presents an overview of volunteerism in the region and analyses its contribution to peace and development, particularly in relation to the Sahel Development Strategy and Agenda 2030 and 2063. The paper presents case studies and lessons learned, and makes recommendation on the levers that could allow volunteering to have even more impact in the region.