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Volunteerism and The Third Sector as an Agent of Democracy

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Every 5th of December since 1985, millions of volunteers across the globe celebrate the International Volunteers Day.  This auspicious day is designated by the United Nations to mark the contributions of many voluntary organisations worldwide. During the recent celebration, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gave a profound message; crediting significant volunteer contributions to both economic and social development. “Founded on the values …

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Education Volunteerism via Teach For The Needs – Part II

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As the standard of living of Malaysians improves towards the upper end of the developing status, we start to find cause for volunteerism. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804), renowned philosopher in the field of Ethics, approached ethical volunteerism in many of his works. According to him and many others of his time, the defining pillar behind ethical volunteerism is will. Quoting Ali …

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