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.
FeaturedScouts make a Promise to the Planet ahead of COP26
Millions of Scouts will make a Promise to the Planet over the coming months as part of a global campaign to inspire young people to take action for the environment. #PromiseToThePlanet will encourage young people to carry out hundreds of thousands of individual community...
FeaturedScouts in Malawi help refugee girls cope with pandemic risks
Dzaleka Refugee Camp, located in Malawi, is home to nearly 50,000 refugees from Rwanda, Burundi, Somalia, Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Like many refugee camps, Dzaleka is overpopulated which not only puts a strain on the available resources, but poses a big...
Featured5 inspiring environmental Scout projects
Nature, the environment and spending time outdoors have been foundational in Scouting for over a century. Through Scouting, young people are given unique opportunities to connect with nature and become active citizens in protecting and preserving it. Scouts have been able to...
FeaturedIt's time to take action NOW: How young people can build on the s
Following the success of the Global Youth Summit, now is the time to act. Here is how young people can build on their attendance at the Summit and support the COVID-19 recovery efforts in their own local communities.
Three steps – a challenge to all young...
Featured"We want to be heard, we want to be part of the process' - y
• Over 150 countries represented at the Global Youth Summit, a virtual event designed to address the negative impacts of COVID-19
• 15 Governments and UN agencies announce support for the Global Youth Mobilization
• Summit calls for investment...
FeaturedAfghanistan Scout Association continues to advocate for peace and yout
The Afghanistan Scout Association (ASA) rejoined the World Organization of the Scout Movement in January 2020, marking a the resurgence of Scouting in Afghanistan following a period of reconstruction and reunification that has been supported by local and regional leaders and...
FeaturedWHO-BACKED GLOBAL YOUTH MOBILIZATION FUNDS YOUNG PEOPLE’S IDEAS TO COM
• Initiative led by the world’s six largest youth organizations and supported by the World Health Organization and United Nations Foundation will fund the work of young people in communities impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic
• Impact of the global...
Featured1,000 female Eagle Scouts make history as part of inaugural class
Last month, nearly 1,000 young women soared into history as the inaugural class of female Eagle Scouts earning the Boy Scouts of America’s highest rank. The milestone marks the continuation of a new way forward for an organisation which expanded its programmes to girls and...
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...
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.
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.