The young girl Tatiana Cuadra Bermúdez received the recognition of "Scouts of the World" she is the first Scout to achieve this recognition in Central America for their commitment to the environment develop.
In occasion of the signing of the law that declares as Meritorious Institution at the Guides and Scouts of Costa Rica, Guides and Scouts Costa Rica Asociation declared as honorary member at Mr. Ricardo Martinellli President of Panama and honorary President of the Association at Mrs. Laura Chinchilla President of Costa Rica.
Days prior to his participation in the Meeting of the Interamerican Scout, our Secretary General, Luc Panissod visited Venezuela to conduct various meetings and activities with the Scouts de Venezuela.
The city of Quito, Ecuador was the venue for this meeting which was attended by leaders of the Scout Association Scouts of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.
From 11 to 13 November was held the meeting with the participation of scout leaders from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
The City of Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago received the members of the ISC for its third regular session of 2011. This time also were: the Secretary General of the World Scout Movement, Luc Panissod, members of the World Scout Committee, Karin Ahlbak and John Neysmith, John Philpot representing the Conference of Caribbean Chief Commissioners and Daniel Simoncic, member of the Organizing Committee of World Scout Moot, Canada 2013.
INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
“Having lived the scout experience to the full during my early formative years, it captured my imagination and endowed me with skills. These pointed me in directions I had not thought about in which I faced up to challenges and derived satisfaction.”
On the past october 22 th , José Adolfo López Sampsom Félix resigned as Chief Scout of Mexico so to suit his interests, that day the National Board appointed Ana Lorena Gudiño Valdez as the new Chief Scout of Mexico, she is the first woman in the Scout Movement in Mexico to hold this position.
Last Thursday 1st September, the Costa Rican government declared the Guides and Scouts Association a Meritorious Institution. This is the highest governmental distinction that can be given to an Institution. The Costa Rican congress based its decision on all the social labour Guides and Scouts Association has done to educate children and teenagers, teaching them the value of life, of life outdoors and on services rendered to the community.
For the Guides and Scouts Association of Costa Rica, this achievement represents a big support from the Costa Rican state, and a compromise to keep working for the children and the youth of our country.
Dear Brothers and sisters in Scouting, greetings from Cairo.
Before the World Scout Jamborre I attended the 14th International Youth Gathering for Cultural Exchange, here in Egypt, as a member of WOSM I think this kind of event, for rovers, it's a great opportunity to hear our root level members, and the results are amazing, a lot of opportunities to share and learn, a really nice agenda to empowering young adults and create a network focusing in a culture for peace. And of course, a country as Egypt, by itself is amazing and fascinating!
On April 8th 2011, as the 20th Chief Scout of Canada, the General Governor of Canada expressed his commitment to work for the benefit of the Scout Movement and the “Association des Scouts du Canada”, in the presence of Mr. Jean-François Champagne, President of the Association and Mr. Robert Nowlan, National Commissioner and head of the Association.
As Chief Scout of Canada, he has accepted to preside the national decorations ceremonies, which recognise Scouts that have distinguished themselves through unparalleled projects or though their exemplary career.
Scotiabank, through its Brighter Future Programme, has donated 12 computers to the Trinidad & Tobago Scouts Association. The presentation took place on the 10th of February at the association’s headquarters, St Ann’s.
The bank’s public and corporate affairs manager, Adrian Raymond, said Scotiabank recognised the importance of technology in engaging youths and was happy and honoured to perform the bank’s corporate social responsibility by assisting the Scouts Association with computers.