World Scouting issues regular Press Releases to media clients about its activities worldwide. This information can be reproduced or quoted if the World Organization of the Scout Movement (World Scouting) is credited as the source.
Geneva, Switzerland - Thursday, February 22, is Founder's Day and this year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Lord Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Scout movement, and the centenary of Scouting worldwide.
Rome, 24th November 2006. Dr. Eduardo Missoni, Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, was in Rome last week to meet with Ms. Giovanna Melandri, Italy’s Minister of Youth Policy and Sport, and Mr. Luca Bergamo, Director General of the Glocal Forum. During the meeting, Dr. Missoni and Mr. Bergamo presented the Glocal Youth Gathering 2008, a joint venture being developed as a new partnership between World Scouting and the Glocal Forum.
Brussels, 4th October 2006 - At a special event hosted by Alessandro Battilocchio, MEP Italy, in the presence of Ján Figeľ Member of the European Commission responsible for Education, Training, Culture and Multilingualism, the first World Scouting Report was launched in the European Parliament.
Geneva, 28th September 2006 - Improving the embloyability of young people is the theme for the global launch of the first World Scouting Report.
Unemployment, lack of training or inadequate development- There are millions of young people who suffer from it.
ILO, Geneva, Switzerland, June 12, 2006. Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, Dr. Eduardo Missoni joined leaders of the labour and sports worlds in symbolically waving a 'Red Card' against child labour to mark the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL).
Bournemouth, 11th February 2006 - Steve Fossett, a real Scout, broke a new world record: on board the Globalflyer, he flew further than any other aircraft in history. On Saturday he made an unscheduled arrival at Bournemouth airport, United Kingdom - as he made an emergency landing.
Rome, 22 April 2005 – Today, in the prestigious surroundings of Rome’s Capitol, the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) signed a memorandum of understanding with the United Nations’ Millennium Campaign.
On 10th December 2004 - World Human Rights Day - the United Nations Millennium Campaign is launching its global website www.millenniumcampaign.org informing, inspiring and encouraging people’s involvement and action towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals.