India holds national consultation on youth volunteerism

“How can we inspire young people to volunteer and create an ecosystem to support them?” This question and many more were discussed in New Delhi at a National Consultation on Youth Volunteerism organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MoYAS), the UNDP and UNV on 12 November 2013. The consultation focused on a Plan of Action for implementing the draft National Youth Policy (2013) and a National Youth Volunteer Programme for India, keeping in view the 12thFive-Year Plan and the recommendations of the post-2015 development agenda.