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Scouts from Slovakia pass the Peacelight to Scouts from Ukraine.

For over 20 years, every December, Scouts in Europe have passed the Peace Light across Europe as a symbol of peace, hope and unity for everyone. The Peace Light is a continuously-burning flame originating from the Grotto at the Church of the Nativity...

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For Amar Chettri, a lifelong Scout and National Coordinator of the Bharat Scouts and Guides Messengers of Peace initiative, meeting His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and sharing the impacts of Scouting’s peace-building efforts was a once in a lifetime...

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During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Palestinians gather to attend prayers at Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem.

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Scouts across Africa commemorated the Africa Scout Day under the theme of “ultimate reconnection”, providing an opportunity for Scouts to come together again, virtually and in-person, after more than two years of staying apart due to restrictions to...

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The 9th Africa Scout Youth Forum will take place from 21-23 August 2022 while the 18th Africa Scout Conference will take place from 25–28 in Nairobi, Kenya. The actual venues will be announced as soon as they are confirmed. Youth Forum participants...

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The European Scout Region organised an energetic and dynamic series of online gatherings throughout the month of May 2020. A group of regional volunteers, committee and WSB staff members co-created a compelling calendar of events. The calendar...

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VIENNA, Austria – Five Scouts from the Asia-Pacific and Interamerican Scout Regions joined nearly 200 prominent religious leaders, theologians, diplomats and representatives from intergovernmental organisations (IGOs) and non-government organisations...

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A special firefighting team from the government of Bhutan demonstrated to 125 Scouts the basic firefighting techniques during the 12th Leadership Camp.  Firefighting is just one of the life skills that Scouts learn from well-experienced leaders.

 

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NAVOTAS CITY, Philippines -- The Boy Scouts of the Philippines - National Capital Region (BSP-NCR) successfully led the first sub-national Workshop on Diversity and Inclusion last 22 to 23 September 2018 at Dagat-Dagatan Elementary School in Navotas...

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The African Region of the United Religions Initiative (URI) - a global grassroots interfaith network that cultivates peace and justice by engaging people to bridge religious and cultural differences and work together for the good of their communities...

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The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) has launched a new platform to structure and streamline the support available to its 169 National Scout Organizations (NSOs), to improve their capacity to deliver a better Scouting experience to...

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The Association des Scouts Catholiques de Côte d'Ivoire in partnership with the Scouts et Guides de France and the World Organization of the Scout Movement, in particular the Africa Support Centre, is organizing an event called Fraternal Dialogue:...

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Vienna - Ahmad Alhendawi, Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), invited religious leaders to join Scouting's peace building efforts at a forum organised this week by the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International...

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“Dream big and work hard to achieve it” are the inspiring words of Nepal Scouts Chief Commissioner Rabin Dahal for the participants of the 6th Course for Assistant Leader Trainers (CALT) at the Kakani International Training Centre (KITC). With the...

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