Strengthening youth programme is the core business of Cambodia Scouts. With the support of Asia-Pacific Region Programme Sub-committee, a workshop on programme development was held exclusively for Cambodian leaders on 17-20 March 2011 at the Friendship Hall of the Council of Ministers in Phnom Penh. Thirty-nine participants came from all corners of the Kingdom for the primary purpose of understanding the renewed approach to programme.
On a rare occasion, the newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports of the Government of Nepal Hon. Barsha Man Pun, met on 20th March the regional scout colleagues from the Asia-Pacific who made a stop over in Kathmandu on their way to Bhutan for the SAARC Scout Camp.
The 2nd preparatory meeting for the 24th Asia-Pacific Regional Scout Conference was held at the Bangladesh Scouts National Training Center in Mouchak on 17th March 2011 under the chairmanship of Habibul Alam of the Host Organizing Committee (HOC).
It was a rare occasion in Phnom Penh in the presence of His Excellency Im Sethy, Minister of Education, Youth and Sports of Cambodia, where a group of 43 adult leaders received their Wood Badge and Gilwell scarf on 16 March 2011, marking a new momentum for Scout leadership in Cambodia.
Street children under the APR Ticket to Life (TTL) Project in Karachi, Pakistan went for a two-day camp at the Gulistan Scout site from 5th to 6th March 2011 to celebrate their one year anniversary.
The Committee NSO Visit (CNV) that began in Cambodia on 14th March 2011 is a significant occasion to enhance awareness and understanding of the current needs of Cambodia Scouts in its work to develop Scouting in the country.
One of the strategic moves of the Singapore Scout Association to bring Scouting further closer to community comes up with the Seniors-in-Scouting programme that enables them to reach out to seniors and retirees in the community.
Coming from all areas and community-based troops across Korea, 365 Scout leaders met in Incheon for the 2011 Korea Scout Leaders’ Gathering from 25th to 27th February – a gathering that is peppered with series of discussions and colorful events.
Philippines is one of the eight beneficiary countries of the APR Ticket to Life Project and has been very active in engaging street children in Scouting through troop meetings and activities to help build their self-confidence and a stronger sense of belonging.