A large group of people stand together and smile for the camera, at the IVCO 2019 conference in Kigali
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Events

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Previous events

Recap recordings, presentations and write-ups from previous events.

Doctor treating patient. Nyagatare. Rwanda
Dr Ernest Munyemana. Nyagatare-Lewisham NHST partnership

Impact of the UK-Rwanda twinning partnership for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights services

Webinar on the key learning and evidence from the pilot twinning partnership project between Nyagatare District Hospital, Rwanda and NHS Lewisham and Greenwich, London, UK.

Irene Bitumbe, winner of the Health volunteer award
VSO/Georgie Scott

Volunteer Impact Awards: The unsung heroes of 2021

At this years’ VSO Volunteer Impact Awards we celebrated the incredible hard work, dedication, and resilience of VSO volunteers, past and present.

Randstad volunteer Jenny Hoevenagel looks at crops in a field next to members of a youth co-operative
©VSO/Ginny Lattul

Webinar: Transforming Food Systems through youth-led intervention

This International Youth Day, hear how VSO’s youth volunteers are supporting the most vulnerable people to contribute to transforming the food systems they rely on.

VSO national volunteer Kaung Khant speaks to a villager on the front porch of his house as part of his work identifying vulnerable residents to prepare for disaster.
VSO/Nyan Zay Htet

Resilient, responsive, ready: How VSO volunteers helped communities prepare for coronavirus (COVID-19)

On 15 May we held an online discussion about our emergency preparedness work, and VSO’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Smiling woman in mask at sewing machine.
Onye Ubanatu

Webinar: Addressing social exclusion and gender inequality during COVID-19 

As health, education and social welfare services are disrupted, it’s the most vulnerable in society that bear the brunt of the impact. These are challenges VSO is working to address.

girl in classroom smiling at camera
Paul Wambugu

Webinar: Equitable, accessible, fair: Building inclusive services for excluded women and girls

How VSO is supporting marginalised youth and adolescents to access quality education and inclusive health services.

Emily Mabonga and Elisabeth Kisakye smile as they stand together and hold an award
VSO/Georgie Scott

Volunteer Impact Awards for 2020

We celebrate the dedication and achievements of our inspiring volunteers in our Volunteer Impact Awards

A young girl smiles slightly as she peers out from behind a wall in Parsa, Nepal
VSO/P Mathema

Webinars: Our ongoing work during COVID-19

Recap webinars from 21 and 22 October 2020, exploring our education work during COVID-19, followed by a discussion with VSO's Executive Board.