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MEP GETS "inVOLved"

Date: September 25, 2008

Category: News Article, Volunteering

Marian Harkin, MEP for the North and West has been been short listed for the prestigious MEP of the Year award. The MEP awards are an annual competition allowing MEPs to vote for their colleagues across 10 different...[more]

COMMUTERS URGED TO GIVE IT A SWIRL ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH

Date: September 12, 2008

Category: News Article, Volunteering

Volunteers Centres Ireland with the help of European MEP Marian Harkin attempted to inspire Dublin commuters this week when they took to Connolly and Heuston Stations to sign up volunteers for the forthcoming national day of...[more]

E.P. Supports Call for 2011 as European Year on Volunteering

Date: July 9, 2008

Category: News Article, Volunteering

"I am absolutely delighted that the President of the European Parliament today announced that the written declaration on volunteering which I and four other MEPs proposed has been accepted by the Parliament and will now be...[more]

M.E.P. Praises Scout Movement at Galway Convention

Date: June 24, 2008

Category: News Article, Volunteering

Scouts representing 40,000 members throughout Ireland were told at their annual convention in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway that their voluntary and community involvement represented a huge contribution to society and to the quality...[more]

EU Boost for Volunteering

Date: April 22, 2008

Category: News Article, Volunteering

Irish MEP's report on volunteering adopted in Strasbourg [more]

Clare Volunteers receive awards

Date: April 14, 2008

Category: News Article, Volunteering

M.E.P. PRAISES VOLUNTARY EFFORT[more]

VOLUNTEERING NEEDS EU RECOGNITION

Date: April 9, 2008

Category: News Article, Volunteering

As part of a European Parliament initiative by independent MEP Marian Harkin a written declaration was launched in the Parliament today, Wednesday, April 9th, calling for the year 2011 to be declared European Year on Volunteering.[more]

VOLUNTARY SECTOR THE ECONOMIC EQUAL OF CONSTRUCTION OR FINANCE SECTORS

Date: February 29, 2008

Category: News Article, Volunteering

The ‘not for profit’ voluntary and community sector in Ireland and other EU countries have an economic value equivalent to the construction or finance industries of their countries.[more]

Claremorris meeting produces proposals for E.U. Social Policy

Date: February 13, 2008

Category: News Article, Volunteering, Carers

The meeting organised by Marian Harkin MEP In Claremorris to discuss future EU Social Policy was a resounding success and provided many proposals to be forwarded to the European Commission.[more]

NUIG input into European Social Policy

Date: February 12, 2008

Category: News Article, Volunteering, Carers

Students in NUIG will have an opportunity to make their views known to the European Commission on the future of Social Policy in the EU on Thursday afternoon of this week.[more]

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