World Ocean Day Symposium 2018
The Scouts of the World Award challenges all young people aged 15 to 26 years old, Scouts and non-Scouts, to think about the global issues they value and act upon them in their local community. The projects are led in three main fields of action: Development, Peace, and the Environment.
The Symposium is participated by 4 SWA members (rovers) which the Symposium is conducted by Reef Check Brunei where talkers from NGO (Non-Government Organization) and marine specialist were called to introduce current issues which harms the environment with the solution where it is economical and eco-friendly. The main focus that were introduce are sharks are getting endangered, reducing the use of plastic straws and mineral accretion to revive dead corals.
The objective(s) of this project is:
-To encourage your stronger involvement in the development of society by giving you the knowledge, skills, motivation, and opportunities to face today’s global challenges.
-To recognise and promote your voluntary service project in the fields of development, peace, and the environment. These take the form of long-term development projects (with a long-term vision) run individually or by a team.
-To encourage National Scout Organizations (NSOs) to develop more educational opportunities to become world citizens. These initiatives will open up new fields of action and provide genuine responsibility, through partnerships with other key players in civil society. They will reinforce community service and international cooperation.
-To complete Scout of the World Award Voluntary Service (a minimum of 80 working hours)