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.
FeaturedHappy Founder's Day!
Every year on this day, our Scouting family is reminded of the strong force behind our global Movement. As we celebrate the birthday of our founder, Robert Baden-Powell, we also celebrate his lasting vision to empower young people with the skills and opportunities to reach...
FeaturedScouts of Croatia Win the European Citizens’ Prize
The Scout and Guide Association of Croatia and its already internationally popular campaign Boranka (Paint it Back), has won the European Citizen’s Prize for 2020. It is a recognition given by the European Parliament for outstanding achievements in promoting European values...
FeaturedWAGGGS and WOSM welcome the nomination to Nobel Peace Prize
Scouting and Guiding, two of the world’s largest youth organisations that have worked to create lasting peace and dialogue in communities around the world for more than a century, have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for their work in "giving young people the tools...
FeaturedScouts contribute 2 billion hours of community service towards peace a
Scouts have now contributed an astonishing 2 billion hours of community service through the Messengers of Peace Initiative to improve the sustainability of our planet by promoting peace, acting as environmental leaders, and championing equality around the globe.
FeaturedMalaysian Scouts support authorities in rescue efforts after severe ra
As heavy rains continued with rising sea level and causing water to be released into the rivers, Rover Scouts supported local authorities in helping flood victims live at temporary settlements in Kuching, Sarawak.
Severe flooding went on for two weeks and Rover Scouts...
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...
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.