The 18th International Conference of Labor Statisticians votes approval of draft Manual.
Poland becomes the first country to announce plans to implement the ILO Manual.
The European Commission endorses adoption of the Manual as a major goal of the European Year of Volunteering.
Associazione Di Fondazioni E Di Casse Di Risparmio Spa (ACRI) agrees to fund the planning stages of the European Volunteer Measurement project (EVMP) to promote the adoption and implementation of the
The International Labour Organization approves the final language of the ILO Manual.
Following the success of a pilot test, Brazil becomes the first Latin American country to officially adopt the Manual.
South Africa announces its intention to measure volunteering every four years using ILO approach.
First training session in Tallinn, Estonia prepares volunteer leaders to promote implementation of the Manual in Europe.
The European Volunteer Measurement Project addresses the EYV Alliance and conducts a training session.
The ILO releases the final version of the Manual.
The EVMP, the ILO, and the Polish Ministry of Labour and Social Policy co-host a technical workshop for European statistical officials in Warsaw.