Briefs & Summaries International Service

The Global Research Agenda on Volunteering for Peace and Development

This brief discusses the global research agenda on volunteering in activities designed to advance peace and foster development, reviewing the agenda’s history, objectives, and priorities. It also revisits key areas of research progress made from 2015 through 2018 and discusses the resources needed to further advance this agenda through 2025.

Project: Advancing Research & Policy on International Volunteer Service


Lough, B. J., Allum, C., Devereux, P., & Tiessen, R. (2018). The global research agenda on volunteering for peace and development (CSD Research Brief No. 18-50). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development. doi:10.7936/xe2f-5p62