Human Rights of Refugees – A Joint Statement of the European Regions of WOSM and WAGGGS (Joint Communication 06 2018)

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Guides and Scouts are strongly committed to contributing to refugee support activities in their local communities. WOSM and WAGGGS work jointly in actions related to human rights, supporting and connecting their member organisations in playing an active role in the current migrant and refugee situation in Europe.

On 20 June, World Refugee Day, the the two regions shared a strong statement with their member organisations and relevant partners, including European Institutions and NGOs with whom we cooperate.

Joint Communication 06 2018 presents you the Joint Statement “Human Rights of Refugees” of the European Regions of WAGGGS and WOSM.

  • Joint Statement “Human Rights of Refugees” in English
  • Déclaration conjointe “Droits de l’Homme des réfugiés” en français

Annex III to the MoU of the European Regions of WAGGGS and WOSM (Joint Communication 05 2018)

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At the 15th European Guide and Scout Conference held in Melsomvik, Norway, from 17-21 June 2016, representatives of the Guide and Scout associations in the European Regions of WOSM and WAGGGS recommended that “the Joint Committee develops and implements a third annex to the Memorandum of Understanding of the European Regions of WAGGGS and WOSM, outlining the joint approach to external relations” (cf. recommendation 15EGSC/6, published in Joint Conference Document 6).

Volunteers engaged in relevant working groups of the European Scout Region of WOSM and the Europe Region WAGGGS have worked together over the past months to develop the recommended Annex III to the Memorandum of Understanding of the European Regions of WAGGGS and WOSM, which has since been adopted by the Joint Committee.

Joint Communication 05 2018 presents you with the new Annex III, which now forms integral part of the Memorandum of Understanding of the European Regions of WAGGGS and WOSM.

EVENT INVITATION: 5th International Patrol Jamboree, Korea, August 2018 (Regional Circular 14 2018)

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The Korea Scout Association (KSA) has extended an invitation to seven Scouts from seven different National Scout Organisations (NSO) in the European Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) to attend the 5th International Patrol Jamboree, which will take place at Mt. Seorak, Gangwon Province, Korea, from 2 to 8 August 2018.

Some 8000 Scouts from Korea will spend a memorable week packed with exciting activities and will be joined by some 500 Scouts from overseas, including seven invited Scouts from Europe, thanks to the generous solidarity programme “Operation Seorak”. Will one of them be a Scout from your association? Check Regional Circular 14 2018 for all relevant details!

Deadline for nominations is 5 June 2018.

First Annual European Scout Photography Contest (Regional Circular 13 2018)

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The European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is pleased to announce that the First Annual European Scout Photography Contest in 2018 is now open. This contest offers the opportunity for Scouts to use their photography skills and contribute to this year’s theme of “Scouting and the Community“. The deadline for submission of your pictures is 31 July 2018.

Regional Circular 13 2018 provides you with all relevant details how you can participate in this contest.

 

UPDATE – Regional Events List 2018-2019 (Regional Circular 12 2018)

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The European Scout Region of the World Ogranization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is pleased to share with you an updated list of proposed events agreed by the European Scout Committee. There may be some changes to the list, but is was felt important to share a comprehensive list as soon as possible to assist in your planning.

Regional Circular 12 2018 contains all currently available information of regional events planned to take place during the coming 18 months. Please make sure to monitor the event notices on this website to discover more details as they are released.