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A group of Scouts at the 25th World Scout Jamboree pose in front of a phone to take a selfie at one of the celebrations. The Scouts are from the Singapore Scout Association
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The members of the General Commission, the National Committee and Auditors of Scoutisme Beninois benefitted from a three-day capacity building workshop held in Cotonou. This is in line with good governance and best management practices of World...

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“We will come back and replace this temporary bridge that we’ve built with a sturdy, more permanent bridge for the children and the village.” This was the promise made by the community-based Scouts from the Bhutanese district of Tsirang when they...

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Dozens of children in Vanuatu are thrilled with their bright and shiny life-changing packages after the first delivery of solar lights made by compassionate Scouts from Australia through an exciting new collaboration with charity SolarBuddy. Scouts...

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“If we can give our young people interesting, exciting and relevant Scouting programmes, then we can say that we have done our job,” said Prof Dato' Dr. Mohd Zin Bidin, National Chief Scout Commissioner of Persekutuan Pengakap Malaysia (PPM), as he...

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Between February 16 th to 22 nd,2019 United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) had the chance to join more than a 100 young Scouts from all over Europe at two different Youth Events in France organized by Éclaireuses et Éclaireurs de France...

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Scouting Ireland is a Member Organization of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) with a total membership of 50,000, approximately 10 per cent of whom are adult volunteers. Scouting Ireland supports the growth and development of young...

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Today is a day when we celebrate women world over. On behalf of the Africa Regional Team I send my message of goodwill and congratulations to all women in and outside Scouting. To our mothers, wives, sisters, daughters - we appreciate all the efforts...

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Nairobi , 23 February 2019 – The African regions of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM Africa) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF Africa) are strengthening their collaboration to stimulate and empower young people to become...

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What do Scouts from Honduras and El Salvador have in common? And most importantly, how can we help? Meet Maria from Honduras and Antonio from El Salvador in this month's BackStage Stories. Both decided to take action and tackle a common problem in...

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What do Scouts from Honduras and El Salvador have in common? And most importantly, how can we help? Meet Maria from Honduras and Antonio from El Salvador in this month's BackStage Stories. Both decided to take action and tackle a common problem in...

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UN Environment held the first cohort of the Trainers of Trainers (ToT) workshop under the Plastic Challenge Badge programme in collaboration with the UK Government.

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Over the last weekend (9-10 February 2019) in Oltarzew near Warsaw, Poland , special task force of ZHP (Polish Scouting and Guiding Association) volunteers held a meeting to make progress in their endeavour on the way to review and update the...

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A delegation of 11 members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) of Thailand who are also members of the World Scout Parliamentary Union (WSPU), together with their Kenyan counterparts were recently in Nairobi on four-day visit. Led by the...

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Botswana Scouts Association has embarked on a process of expanding Scouting in schools and registering new Scouts to meet its growth target commitments. 11 February 2019 saw the welcoming of over 400 new Scouts at Believers Destiny Academy in...

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Victone Onyango, District Scout Commissioner in Kenya, created the project My Talent My Voice to provide youth with accurate health information and to increase access to health services in his community. In order to formalize their work and deepen...

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