This years Agora took place from the 10th to the 14th of April in Kandersteg, Switzerland. Agora, meaning a meeting place, It is an annual event, hosted by the European Scout Region which gathers Rovers from all around Europe to come together and discuss all things Rover and much more. It is a unique event as it is run by Rovers for Rovers.
The weekend of 5 to 7 April 2013 was designated to the European Scout Symposium when the European Region would meet, review progress on its current Regional Plan, consider the impact of World issues, contributions from other Regions and other partners organisations so that they could make initial proposals for the next Regional Scout Plan.
The International Commissioners’ Forum 2012 was held in Athens from the 6th to the 9th of December, under the motto “Making the Connections”. It was an honour and a pleasure for the Greek Guiding Association and the Greek Scout Association to act as hosts for the International Commissioners of WOSM European Region and WAGGGS – Europe Region.
134 Scouts and Guides from more than 40 different countries gathered at the 5th Academy at the Kandersteg International Scout Centre. Together with them more than 40 workshops facilitators and planning and host team members as well as the famous KISC Pinkies made this event an unforgettable experience. 30 different sessions on the overall theme “Embracing change” offered an attractive learning environment.
The Training in Diversity “Minorities + Youth Organisations = Inclusion?” is supported by the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe and will take place in Bratislava, Slovak Republic, 5 – 10 June 2013.
This is the tenth in the series of Euro-Arab meetings which have developed from being institutional meetings between the Arab and European Regions of WOSM more to be a real sharing of experiences, knowledge and projects between representatives of the National Scout Organisations of the two regions. 10th Euro-Arab Meeting will be held in Rome between 26-30 June 2013.