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With experience in project management and marketing for international volunteer placement organizations whilst based in western and southern Africa, Michaela Brown is passionate about sustainable social change, intercultural relations, literature and travel. She now resides in Washington, U.S.

International Volunteerism: who benefits most? Ethical Tourism Ethics in development Youth 

International Volunteerism: who benefits most?

In international development, shrinking aid budgets and a increased desire to engage youth in global issues means that international volunteerism is increasingly relevant. However, how does this relate to the desired goal of sustainability? Based upon her experience working with an international volunteer organisation, Michaela Brown enters into this discussion, uneasily.