Featured45,000 young people for lifetime adventure at 24th World Scout Jambore
15 July 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: This summer, over 45,000 young people from around the world will come together for the adventure of a lifetime and a chance to experience one of the world’s largest outdoor events for young people - the...
FeaturedWorld Scouting reacts to alarming UNESCO report
The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is alarmed by the findings of a new report by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural (UNESCO) agency, released earlier this week.
FeaturedSecond study shows Scouting’s life-changing impact on young people
A newly published study by the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) has once again proven that Scouting makes a difference in the lives of young people. The findings collected from a series of surveys and interviews conducted in 2018 are outlined in the...
FeaturedWorld Scouting and UNHCR explore plans to strengthen collaboration
On 27 June 2019, Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, Ahmad Alhendawi and UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, along with other UNHCR representatives gathered to explore opportunities to strengthen the collaboration between them. ...
FeaturedRuhi's Story: Ticket to Life in Bangladesh
Ruhi, 20 years old, is a committed Scout in Bangladesh. She has been a Scout for over 10 years and heavily involved in Ticket to Life (TTL) project for the past two and a half years in the capital city, Dhaka. Our team interviewed Ruhi to hear her story, learn about the...
FeaturedBeyond borders and boundaries, Scouting embraces refugees worldwide
With more than 13 million children and youth under the age of 18 displaced from their homes and living as refugees around the world, the need for social and youth movements to mobilize and extend support to those in need has never been more critical.
How are youth and...
FeaturedScouts #MakeItHappen campaign drives 50 days of service for the SDGs
3 June 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: World Scouting today announced the launch of a global activation campaign named Scouts #MakeItHappen that will mobilise over 50 million Scouts for 50 days of community service, tackling pressing global challenges to...
FeaturedScout Donation Platform launches global crowdfunding challenge
The Scout Donation Platform is challenging all Scouts working on a project for any of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and seeking funding. World Scouting is launching a worldwide competition as part of the larger Scouts #MakeItHappen digital campaign that aims to...
FeaturedWorld Non-Formal Education Forum is announced to take place in Brazil
First of its kind World Non-Formal Education Forum convenes global leaders to debate the future of youth development and non-formal education.
Non-formal education is a powerful force for empowering young people to become active citizens and create...
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.