Sir William Garth Morrison, former member of the World Scout Committee, passed away on 24 May 2103 after a brief period of illness. Garth was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 8 April 1943. He was Chief Scout of The Scout Association (United Kingdom) from 1988 to 1996, and served as a member of the World Scout Committee from 1992 to 2001. He was a Baden-Powell Fellow and was awarded the Bronze Wolf in 2004.
A delegation of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) headed by the Asia Pacific Regional Chairman Dr. Chao Shou-Po is visiting Yangon to strengthen the re-establishment of Scouting in Myanmar. It is nearly after five decades that a WOSM delegation is visiting Myanmar. The delegation had long discussions with the Ministry of Education led by the Deputy Minister His Excellency U Aye Kyu, who was a Scout himself and even attended the meeting in Scout uniform.
The Second National Youth Forum of Guatemala organized by the Coordinating Committee of the Youth Network (YN), the event fulfilled all its expectations. Was held on May 11 and 12 at San Jorge Muxbal (Guatemala), with 39 participants young scouts, men and women, from different groups, and an organizing team of 5 people.
In the city of Recife, Pernambuco, was held on 26, 27 and 28 of April, the XIX Congresso Escoteiro Nacional (National Assembly), attended by over 300 representatives from all regions of the country.
On April 18 was held at the Convention Center of the City of Knowledge "Forum: Consultation on the Draft Law on Volunteerism in Panama" initiative supported by a broad and diverse coalition of organizations in Panama.