European Volunteering Capital 2020

Strengthening, Inspiring & Celebrating Volunteering and Solidarity in Europe since 2013

International Volunteer Day 2020 Padova - EV Capital 2022

Announcement & Handover to Berlin EV Capital 2021

Padova #EVCapital 2020 Opening Ceremony

Sergio Mattarella
President of the Italian Republic
Luca Zaia
President of Veneto Region
Sergio Giordani
Mayor of Padova Municipality
Gabriella Civico
CEV Director
Emanuele Alecci
President of CSV Padova
Stefano Tabo
CSVnet President
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"Volunteering has a strong impact on our social system".

"Volunteers' passion defeats indifference".

Sergio Mattarella, President of the Italian Republic

"Padova 6.466 associations are active in supporting volunteering".

Sergio Giordani, mayor of Padova Municipality


"In Veneto Region, the first NGO was created, Cuamm Medici con l'Africa".

"Volunteering is in our DNA".

Luca Zaia, President of Veneto Region


"Volunteering is the main agent of social transformation".

"Volunteering contributes to social Europe by preventing extremism and populisms". 

Gabriella Civico, Director of CEV


"We want to be the first in supporting #Europe to avoid new walls".

Emanuele Alecci, President of CSV Padova


"Volunteering as a pulsive presence across our country and beyond".

Stefano Tabo, CSVnet President


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