Seminar
related to the adaptation of results of P.A.V.E. (Policy Agenda for
Volunteering in Europe) in Slovakia was held on March 28, 2012 in Bratislava,
in the Information Centre of European Commission.Guestswho significantly contributed to the
campaign and projects carried out within the European Year of Volunteering 2011
contributed to theagenda of the seminar.

TheP.A.V.E.publication
is based on discussion of experts of European volunteer platforms and consists
of recommendations for policies and strategies of individual EU member
countries and stakeholders on various levels. There were minutes prepared from
the meeting which were sent to all participants.

One of the outcomes of this seminar wasthe letter to the
Slovak Prime Minister
, in which participants asked him for the
support of volunteering.

The Slovak government declares in its
Manifesto (Chapter 4, Role of the State and Public Sector) that it will support
the development of volunteering in Slovakia. The Manifesto can be found at:
http://www.vlada.gov.sk/data/files/2169_manifesto-entrans.pdf