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...
FeaturedLargest specialized world forum on non-formal education kicks-off
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – More than 400 youth leaders, international youth serving and led organisations, UN agencies, academic experts and educational practitioners are now gathered for the World Non-Formal Education Forum to debate current and future trends...
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,...
FeaturedBan Ki-moon joins high-level celebration of WOSM headquarters in Malay
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Today the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) celebrated in a high-level reception the fifth anniversary since opening its international Support Centre in Kuala Lumpur. The event brought together representatives from the...
FeaturedArab Scout Region join forces to empower women and girls through Scout
World Scouting held its first Women and Girls Empowerment workshop in the Arab Region, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 14-17 November 2019. The workshop focused on Scouting education for boys and girls, with an emphasis on increasing the involvement of girls and young women on...
FeaturedWorld Scouting celebrates 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Ri
As the world’s largest educational youth movement, Scouts advocate for the respect, empowerment and protection of children and young people all over the globe. This is at the very core of Scouting values and philosophy!
Thirty years ago, in 1989, the General Assembly...
FeaturedFUNDING FOR SCOUT-LED PROJECTS PROMOTING PEACE CULTURE NOW OPEN
The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) in collaboration with King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID) launched an open-call for Scout-led projects that promote a culture of peace in their communities...
FeaturedSix tips to stay safe from harm online
Besides being a great source for funny cat videos, the Internet has the power to bring people closer together. For Scouts, we know it can be a great source for tools and information to make the world a better place.
The Internet can also be a source of serious issues...
FeaturedBuilding a better world through cultural exchange
This summer nearly 2,000 Scouts from Sweden who attended the 24th World Scout Jamboree embarked on an educational journey across different states before reaching West Virginia.
The purpose of this journey was to break stereotypes and prejudice and facilitate a...
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.