APR Messengers of Peace Conference

13/2021
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World Scout Bureau Asia-Pacific Support Centre, Makati City from Philippines

We are pleased to inform you that the Messengers of Peace Program is completing its 10th anniversary this year 2021.

Aligned with our Mission, Vision, and purpose, the Messengers of Peace (MoP) was launched in 2011 as a continuation of the Gifts for Peace to celebrate the centenary year 2007. Messenger of Peace continues to promote a culture of peace and dialogue for mutual understanding, promote social entrepreneur initiatives led by Scouts, support the development of young people affected by conflict situations, and connect Scouts around the world in a global network of Messengers of Peace.

In line with this, the Asia-Pacific Region Messengers of Peace Team is organizing a virtual Asia Pacific Messengers of Peace Conference to recognize and celebrate the outstanding contribution made by Scouts in their respective communities.

The MOP Conference aims to gather all active Messengers of Peace for a fellowship and share their accomplishments with the following objectives :

  • Identify the accomplishment of MoP in the decade (2011-2021)
  • Explain the impact of MoP program in different countries
  • Describe the good practices established in NSOs on the MoP programme
  • Identify and submit proposals for NSO/WSB actions to further promote MoP
  • Plan for the next decade

Details of the MOP Conference

Date and Time

24 – 27 June 2021 / 1500-1800hrs (GMT+8)

 

Mode

Zoom Application and Livestream in Facebook and YouTube

 

Participants

Each NSO will have a minimum of 15 slots. Others will be accepted on first come first serve basis. Qualified participants are:

NSO MoP Coordinators
Local MoP Coordinators (sub-national levels)* MoP Heroes – Global and Regional MOP Heroes NSO Leadership (Key Leaders)

* Trained MoP Leaders functioning at any level
The key leaders (maximum of 5) from each NSO will receive separate invitation and do not need to register as participants.

 

Conference Registration

Conference Registration will start online on 15 May 2021 and will close on 15 June 2021.Interested Messengers of Peace may register in this link: http://bit.ly/MoPCon-Registration. All registered participants will be contacted accordingly and further information will be sent to their registered email.

If there are more than 15 participants registered from one NSO, the NSO MoP Coordinator will be consulted to prioritize the first 15 participants. Any remaining slots from any other NSO will be provided to additional participants.

We are fully aware that for some NSOs, the number of 15 is not enough. Those who may not get the slot in the Zoom will be able to watch the program through Facebook or YouTube live.

Conference program is attached for information.

Should you need any further assistance or support from our end, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Ram Prasad Bhattarai <ram@nepalscouts.org>, Kate Aranzamendez <kate.aranzamendez@scout.org> and/or S. Prassanna Shrivastava <prassanna@scout.org> for more information.

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