Myanmar Scouts currently holds National Strategic Planning Workshop
Myanmar Scouts is currently holding a six-day National Strategic Planning Workshop at Yangon. The workshop, dubbed as ‘National Strategic Planning Workshop for Myanmar Scouts’’ is running from 24 to 29 January 2016.
The workshop is geared towards the institutional development of Myanmar Scouts starting with designing their development strategy and implementation plan.
Participants who are mainly key Scout leaders represent the six regions of Myanmar. Some are old timer Scouts blending with enthusiastic young leaders who are interested in Scouting.
On the second day of the workshop, participants were engaged in brainstorming to draft the vision for Myanmar Scouts seeing that
by 2025 Myanmar Scouts is a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), targeting 100,000 members, providing quality Scouting, and well-managed organization with competent leaders.
Another brainstorming and group work will identify the strategic priority areas, objectives and action plan that will take place at the concluding part of the workshop.
Dr. Myint Thein, Minister of Social Affairs and the Advisor to H.E. President of Myanmar, inaugurated the workshop, in the presence of Mr. U Tin Nyo, Chief Commissioner of Myanmar Scouts and other Scout leaders.
The team conducting the workshop are Neville Tomkins, International Commissioner of Scouts Australia; supported by Prassanna Shrivastava, Director for Development Support and Finance, and Uzair Kamal, Development Support Manager from the Asia Pacific Support Centre of the World Scout Bureau.