UNDP Executive Board Decision (2002/12) - see page 17

The Executive Board expresses appreciation for the activities of the United Nations Volunteers programme during the 2000-2001 biennium and the achievement for the first time of over 5,000 serving volunteers in its thirtieth anniversary year. Furthermore, the Executive Board Commends the United Nations Volunteers programme on its work as focal point for the International Year of Volunteers and encourages its continued support for the recognition, facilitation, networking and promotion of volunteering.