Volunteer Activists Institute (VA) is a non-profit, non-governmental, non-political and independent instituteRead More
Our Vision and Mission
Our vision is a civil society which is dynamic, vibrant and democratic. A society which acts as an influential Read More
We are always looking for new ways to reach our goals. This means partnering up with likeminded organizations Read More
Our Core Values
Our essential belief is a transparent and accountable civil society. We are equally dedicated to a diverse and participatory Read More
Introducing Volunteer Activists
Volunteer Activists Institute (VA) is a non-profit, non-governmental, non-political and independent institute, whose primary aim is capacity building among activists and civil society organizations; facilitation of information exchange among civil society activists, and advocacy and expansion of democracy, human rights and peace building within Iranian society and communities in the MENA region.
Volunteer Activists has five programs that work towards our mission:
mobilizing all resources available for Iran and other MENA countries to go through the transition process from a weak and un-experienced civil society, to a strong and mature civil society. One that is an active participant in the country’s political discourse.
All our ongoing projects are part of our five programs:
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 1, 2018 – Volunteer Activists(VA) today has released a report regarding Civil Society in Iran and its Future Prospects
This report is based on independent research into civil society in Iran that was conducted by Volunteer Activists experts and analysts between 2013 and 2018. VA has extensively and accurately observed and analyzed the current situation, opportunities, and challenges facing various branches of Iranian civil society, Our extensive research addressed the concerns of activists and leaders of civil society in Iran as well as the conditions, threats, and challenges CSOs in Iran must tackle. We also monitored government plans and policies as well as activists’ policies with regard to civil society during this period.