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©Egor Andronov Scouts of Ukraine

One year ago, the full-scale war in Ukraine forced millions to leave their lives behind in search of safety elsewhere. Over 8 million refugees have now fled Ukraine, and an additional 6 million people have been internally displaced within the country...

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Ugandan Scout wearing a t-shirt that in yellow color reads: No Missed School Days.
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Afra Murungi

In Uganda, girls do not enjoy the same level of freedom and equity as boys. UNESCO estimates that one in ten girls in Sub-Saharan Africa misses a week of school every month due to their periods, fuelling inequity between girls and boys both at school...

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Two Scouts plant a tree in an area burned by wildfires in North Macedonia.
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Scouts of North Macedonia

Forests play an essential role in combating climate change and biodiversity loss. Our forests serve as carbon sinks and help reduce the effects of climate change.

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Scouts of Brazil set off for an unprecedented sail of the Brazilian coast
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World Scout Bureau

The Scouts of Brazil began an unprecedented expedition this Tuesday, February 14th. For the first time in the institution’s history, a team of three volunteer sailors from the Scout Movement will sail along the Brazilian coast in a vessel donated by...

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Scouts from the Migrant Scout programme in Chile lay together in the grass
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World Scout Bureau

Community service and compassion are key values in Scouting. Showing determination to help others, Scouts in Chile - the Asociación de Guías y Scouts de Chile - created a program for migrants to provide recreational activities that lead to more...

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Youth Reps

Eleven new Youth Representatives have been selected to represent World Scouting internationally and advocate for causes that matter to young people and communities.

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Lana, 20-year-old Scout smiles at the camera.
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Barbara Ribič

Lana is a 20-year-old Scout (tabornica) from Slovenia. At the age of 16, she became the leader of the organising team for ZOT (Zimsko Orientacijsko Tekmovanje), a Slovenian national Scout competition held annually on the last weekend of January...

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Group picture of the volunteers and staff at Hotel Rakša.
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©Skautský institut

After the start of the war in Ukraine, over 450,000 Ukrainian refugees sought temporary protection in Czechia.

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A group of young Scouts make a circle and show small pieces of paper.
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Cercetașii României

The level of information, responsibility, and active participation (both at the community level and during the decision-making process) towards stopping global warming and reducing its effects is currently insufficient in Romania.

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Scouts of Syria

In the early morning on 6 February 2023, powerful earthquakes shook southeast Türkiye and northern Syria resulting in thousands of casualties and injuries after the earthquake levelled buildings and devastated communities.

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Enci presents in front of other Scouts.
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©ASDE Scouts de España

I had my first contact with Scouting at age 10, while participating in my local Scout group's open doors day. Having the opportunity to learn something normally conducted indoors outdoors intrigued me.

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Scouts in Moldova collecting first need supplies.

Young, passionate, and giving, Anisia is a 24-year-old Scout in Moldova who plays a pivotal role in supporting the Ukrainian refugees who fled to her small village in Moldova since the start of the war in Ukraine.

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aprjam23

The Bharat Scouts and Guides hosted close to 100,000 Scouts and Guides with the International Cultural Jamboree on 22-27 December 2022 at Moodubidire, India and 18th National Jamboree last 4-10 January 2023 at Pali, Rajasthan.

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Ukrainian Scouts distribute food to civilians affected by war
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World Scout Bureau

The escalation of the war in Ukraine has led to 7 million refugees seeking safety throughout Europe. For those who stayed in Ukraine, members of the National Organization of Scouts of Ukraine (NOSU) are coordinating and providing essential support...

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Rover Scouts from the Philippines collecting plastic waste

In classrooms throughout the Philippines, Scouts can be seen proudly dressed in their group’s attire, taking great care to ensure that their uniforms are well pressed with badges displayed.

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