FeaturedLearning, coping and making friends while #TogetherAtHome
In a time of crisis, millions of young people came together online to experience a special edition of JOTI - Jamboree on the Internet! This JOTI brought more than 100 activities on mental health, digital citizenship and humanitarian approaches to the homes of young people...
FeaturedYoung people connect across the globe as special JOTI kicks off
The JOTI (Jamboree on the Internet) Special Edition officially kicked-off today showcasing its energetic, educational and dynamic online programme organised for young people, as a response to the Covid-19 global pandemic.
During this time of social distancing, this...
FeaturedWorld Scouting and UNHCR Announce New Global Partnership
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - World Scouting and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), have renewed their partnership, formalizing their collaboration on a global and local level. Secretary-General of the World Scout Movement, Ahmad Alhendawi and the UN...
FeaturedWorld Scouting Launches COVID-19 Emergency Fund
The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) launched today an Emergency Response Fund to COVID-19 to support volunteers worldwide in the response to the pandemic.
Millions of Scout volunteers are actively supporting the response to fight COVID-19 by helping...
Featured10 ways you can make a global impact from home
In light of the recent global developments and strict measures to slow down the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, thousands of events have been cancelled, schools have completely shut down in over 100 countries, and many employees were asked to work from home. ...
FeaturedWOSM announces special JOTI, connecting young people at a challenging
The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) has announced a special edition of Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI), the largest digital Scout event held annually, to connect Scouting and young people around the world from the comfort of their homes while coping with these...
FeaturedWOSM Advisory on COVID-19
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently declared the spread of the novel COVID-19 virus as a global emergency, with the confirmed number of cases surpassing 100,000 worldwide. In WOSM, the safety of all Scouts is our utmost priority, and we take the health, safety...
FeaturedFrom passionate young Scouts to bold female leaders
This year, on International Women’s Day, three young women share their journey of growth through Scouting. Speaking from different parts of the world, the young women not only shared a common outlook on Scouting, but the bold leadership skills they gained through it, that led...
FeaturedA Message on Founder’s Day 2020
Happy Founder’s Day!
22 February has always been a time to remember and celebrate the birthday of Baden-Powell, our Founder, the force behind Scouting and all that it stands for today. His vision has influenced countless generations of young people...
FeaturedStatement on Boy Scouts of America's financial restructuring
Today the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced that the organisation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States. The financial restructuring will enable the BSA to equitably compensate victims of abuse who have been harmed during their involvement in Scouting....
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.