Scouts Emergency Response Fund to COVID-19
Millions of Scout volunteers are actively supporting the response to fight the pandemic by helping the authorities and early responders, and launching awareness campaigns and initiatives to support young people, with a special focus on mental health.
FeaturedRover Scouts in Malaysia support local authorities in rescue efforts a
FeaturedBear Grylls signs on as Chief Ambassador of World Scouting until 2022
Two years after joining the World Organization of the Scout Movement as the organisation’s first-ever global ambassador, Bear Grylls is honoured to renew his appointment for a further two years, until 2022.
During his time as Chief Ambassador of World Scouting, Bear...
Featured7 Scout actions that inspired us in 2020
In a challenging year for us all, millions of Scouts showed their resilience and determination to create a better world. Here are seven examples of Scouts around the world who left us absolutely inspired in 2020!
1. Lebanese Scouts among first responders to...
FeaturedBig 6 Youth Organizations and WHO launch Global Youth Mobilization
World’s largest youth organizations and the World Health Organization launch global mobilization to respond to disruptive impacts of COVID-19 on young people. Funding for community programmes, engaging youth in solutions to address COVID-19, and convening Global Youth...
FeaturedSTEM Scout Gitanjali Rao named TIME’s Kid of the Year
Fifteen-year-old scientist and inventor Gitanjali Rao, who went through the Boy Scouts of America’s STEM Scouts programme as a young girl, has been honoured as TIME’s first-ever Kid of the Year in 2020.
Gitanjali was selected as one of five Kid of the Year finalists...
FeaturedPortuguese Scouts Launch Sustainable Development Goals Exhibition Open
Over the years Scouting has made an extraordinary contribution to improve the sustainability of our planet, promote peace, and tackle inequality. Scouts all over the world have contributed countless hours of volunteering to support their communities towards sustainable...
FeaturedJOTA-JOTI inspires friendship, learning and fun for millions of young
Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, over a million young people from all over the world connected online and over the airwaves during the annual Jamboree-on-the-Air and Jamboree-on-the-Internet (JOTA-JOTI) this past weekend. Over the course of three days from 16 - 18...
FeaturedYoung people globally tune in for JOTA-JOTI 2020
Over three million young people from more than 200 countries and territories began connecting online and over the airwaves today for the start of the Jamboree-on-the-Air-Jamboree-on-the-Internet (JOTA-JOTI), the largest digital and radio Scouting event which is taking place...
FeaturedMainstreaming peace culture through dialogue in Eurasia
On this year’s International Day of Peace, we celebrate one of our Messengers of Peace Heroes, who is not only a young advocate for peacebuilding through dialogue, but has done an outstanding job at introducing and mainstreaming this concept across her Scout region, Eurasia...
FeaturedSudan Scouts Association performs its duty during severe flooding
Sudanese Scouts promptly responded to combat the floods that hit the country recently. They are contributing with great efforts to help the state provide relief and assistance to people affected by this natural disaster. The...
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.