Monthly Archives: February 2016

Meeting postponed – 10th Radio Scouting and Internet Seminar

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It is with regret that we have to inform you that the 10th Radio Scouting and Internet Seminar, which had been scheduled to take place in Tallinn (EE) in May 2016, has been postponed.

We will share the new dates as soon as they will have been identified.

22ESC Conference Document 5 – Candidates for election to the Regional Committee

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Following the passing of the deadline last week for submission of candidatures for election to the European Scout Committee, due to take place during the 22nd European Scout Conference in Norway this coming June, we are pleased to share with you Conference Document 5 in English and French, which presents you the ten candidates whose candidacy documents had been received by the deadline last week.

From a Social-Media post to a limited edition Badge: Supporting Refugee Activities


Scouts and Guides contributing to refugee support activities in their local communities in Europe (42): a story starting with a facebook-post ending with the production and selling of a limited edition badge “against xenophobia” in Austria (AT)

Not just since last summer the Guides and Scouts in Austria had become more and more active in refugee and migrant support activities in their local communities. Reason enough for Geo, a member of the social-media team of the Pfadfinder und Pfadfinderinnen Österreichs (PPÖ) and also behind the very successful Facebook page “Kurioses, nutzloses oder einfach interesantes Pfadfinderwissen“, and members of the PPÖ Facebook community to look for ways to support those working with and for refugees and migrants in Austria.

“Crossing Borders Through Water” – European Sea Scout Seminar 2016


Every two years the informal network of Sea Scout and Sea Guide branches of National Scout Associations (NSAs) and Member Organisation (MOs) of the European Regions of WOSM and WAGGGS organise a European Sea Scout Seminar. Hosted by Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego (ZHP, the Polish Scouts and Guides), EuroSea13 will take place at the Polish Sea Scout Centre in Puck from 21 to 25 September 2016.

Joint Circular Europe Eurasia 1 2016: Funding Opportunities Overview

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We are pleased to provide you with an update on Funding Opportunities available to NSOs and NSAs from both the European Region and the Eurasia Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM).

Regional Circular 5 2016 – Event Invitation: Communications Network Meeting 2016

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“Promoting Scouting and Strengthening its Public Image” is the title of the first ever Network Meeting of External Communication Commissioners in the European Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). It stems from a need expressed by individual NSOs and from the importance of the topic of public image of Scouting as perceived by the European Scout Region.

22nd European Scout Conference – Conference Circulars 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6


During the past two months, a series of Conference Circulars related to the upcoming 22nd European Scout Conference (Melsomvik, Norway, 17-21 June 2016) have been circulated to NSOs and NSAs and since been published on the Conference website. Please monitor that website closely for further information as it becomes available.

Please find an overview of the documents so far circulated below:

Regional Circular 4 2016 – Draft Regional Scout Plan 2016-2019: NSO & NSA Consultation


During the IC Forum a few weeks ago the European Scout Committee encouraged all NSOs and NSAs to actively participate in the preparation of the proposal for the next Regional Scout Plan 2016-2019. Regional Circular 4 2016 provides you with this document. Please send your feedback to the Regional Director ( on or before 17.00 on 10 March 2016.

– Draft Regional Scout Plan 2016-2019: NSO & NSA Consultation: Cover Letter (English, French)
– Draft Regional Scout Plan 2016-2019: NSO & NSA Consultation: Document (English, French)