Featured10 ways you can make a global impact from home
In light of the recent global developments and strict measures to slow down the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, thousands of events have been cancelled, schools have completely shut down in over 100 countries, and many employees were asked to work from home. ...
FeaturedWOSM announces special JOTI, connecting young people at a challenging
The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) has announced a special edition of Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI), the largest digital Scout event held annually, to connect Scouting and young people around the world from the comfort of their homes while coping with these...
FeaturedWOSM Advisory on COVID-19
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently declared the spread of the novel COVID-19 virus as a global emergency, with the confirmed number of cases surpassing 100,000 worldwide. In WOSM, the safety of all Scouts is our utmost priority, and we take the health, safety...
FeaturedFrom passionate young Scouts to bold female leaders
This year, on International Women’s Day, three young women share their journey of growth through Scouting. Speaking from different parts of the world, the young women not only shared a common outlook on Scouting, but the bold leadership skills they gained through it, that led...
FeaturedA Message on Founder’s Day 2020
Happy Founder’s Day!
22 February has always been a time to remember and celebrate the birthday of Baden-Powell, our Founder, the force behind Scouting and all that it stands for today. His vision has influenced countless generations of young people...
FeaturedStatement on Boy Scouts of America's financial restructuring
Today the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced that the organisation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States. The financial restructuring will enable the BSA to equitably compensate victims of abuse who have been harmed during their involvement in Scouting....
FeaturedAfghanistan Rejoins The Scout Movement, Expanding Its Membership To 17
World Scouting today welcomed the Afghanistan National Scout Organization (ANSO) as the 171st Member Organization of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). The move marks the resurgence of Scouting in Afghanistan following a period of reconstruction and...
FeaturedRio Declaration calls for more recognition, innovation and investment
Over 400 participants and organisations at the World Non-Formal Education Forum today launched a collective call to action to continue to empower millions of young people worldwide through non-formal education.
As the main outcome of the Forum, the...
Featured10 Reasons to Volunteer in Scouting
Scouting is one of the largest volunteer-based movements in the world, with more than 54 million members, including over 5 million adult volunteers!
Why are so many people getting involved with Scouts? Scouting gives you so many opportunities to grow personally,...
The Mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people,
through a value system based of the Scout Promise and Law,
To help build a better world where people are self fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.