Monthly Archives: May 2012

Summer is here -so is Roverway! Infoletter #8

rwlogo

The triennial highlight of Guiding and Scouting in Europe is here again. It’s time for Rovers and Rangers from across the continent to gather in Finland for a memorable meeting of cultures. Over 3500 participants from over 40 countries have registered for the event. Hundreds of volunteers have worked hard to deliver you a truly international event with plenty of exciting opportunities. 60 action-packed four-day paths around Finland, combined with the five-day camp at the adventurous Evo campsite in the middle of the forest, provide an excellent platform for an experience of a lifetime…

Update: Call for Partners to join funding project: Euro Arab Meeting 2013

5811277033_bd72102507_m

Facilitating Participation of NSOs/NSAs in European events – Call for Partners to join funding project: Euro Arab Meeting 2013

To facilitate the participation of NSAs or NSOs to Regional Events the Regional Office always tries to get funds from external sources and surely one of the main sources of funding for Scout and Guide activities is the Youth in Action Programme of the European Commission.

Supporting Diversity in Scouting and Guiding

Participants of the Overture Network Meeting 2012

32 Scouts and Guides from 19 Scouting and Guiding Associations working with young people with disabilities or with young people with a migrant background from all over Europe met between 4 and 6 of May 2012 in Malta for the Ouverture Network Meeting in Malta.

Leaders’ voice for changing tomorrow

5811277033_bd72102507_m

Leaders’ voice for changing tomorrow – Euro Arab Young Leaders Workshop

The event will take place during Roverway at Evo Campsite, Finland, from 23-28 July 2012. The aim of the workshop is to provide young leaders from Europe and Arab regions with input and opportunity to share, debate and  learn, about their cultures but mostly about issues affecting them as young people and as scouts. 

EASY POLICY – Europeans in Action to Support Youth Policy

6779408316_fed70ae55f_z

Network Meeting is organised by the Europe Region WAGGGS in cooperation with WOSM – European Region. Network Meeting will take place in Vienna from 15th to 17th  February 2013. The Europe Region WAGGGS is planning on applying for funding to cover the costs of the Network Meeting 2013 under the Youth in Action Programme, Action 4.3 or 3.1.

Establishment of the Leadership Training Fund

4948668424_25d26d9bac_z

Thanks to a generous donation of CHF 1,000,000 from a donor who is an enthusiastic supporter of Guiding and Scouting in Europe, the Joint Committee – working in partnership with the European Scout Foundation, where the donation has been lodged – has been able to establish a Leadership Training Fund. 

Speak out, tell your Story! Young spokespersons’ training

5453474063_fa22647283_z

The WOSM Europe Region is organising a training for young scouts about external representation and young spokesperson of scouting. The training is in accordance with Regional Scout Plan’s strategic objectives of Youth Empowerment and External Relations. The aim of the meeting is to empower young people to represent scouting to external audiences, being partners or media.