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.
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...
FeaturedHRH Prince Philip, lifelong champion of young people around the world,
The World Organization of the Scout Movement is deeply saddened and shares its condolences at the passing of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who died peacefully today at Windsor Castle at the age of 99.
His Royal Highness was a lifelong champion...
FeaturedGlobal Youth Summit to address long-term impacts of pandemic on young
The world’s largest youth organisations and the World Health Organization are leading the first Global Youth Summit, gathering 1,600 young people from around the world to explore the unprecedented impact that COVID-19 has had on their lives, and to invest in innovative youth-...
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...
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.
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.