International Union of Muslim Scouts
The International Union of Muslim Scouts (IUMS) is an autonomous organisation with Scout bodies and associations representing Muslim Scouts all over the world.
Established in 1989, IUMS is an organisation of dignified aims, based on the affection, brotherhood and peace among the Muslim people. Implicitly, IUMS carries the call of Islam for the spread of moral virtue and peace within the framework of the World Scout Movement.
The objectives of IUMS:
- To motivate and promote Islamic Scouting on a global basis.
- To extend coordination and cooperation among IUMS.
- To promote and coordinate scoial, humanitarian and relief activites within the Union or in cooperation with non-Scout organisations of a similar nature.
- To introduce Islamic Scouting in such states where Muslims are residing.
- To develop and promote the spirit of brotherhood and understanding among Muslim Scouts.
- To develop an education curriculum that should contribute to structure and build the spiritual dimension of young Muslims.
IUMS currently enjoys Consultative Status with the World Scout Committee.