Monthly Archives: March 2016

UPDATE – Regional Circular 8 2016 – 3rd Europe-Eurasia Meeting 2016

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Further to our recent Regional Circular 8 2016 announcing the upcoming 3rd Europe-Eurasia Meeting in Tbilisi (GE) this coming May 2016, a Call for Participants and Registration Form for this meeting is now available on a special event website (bit.ly/1qdDKUW) set up by the hosting Eurasia Scout Region.

Please note the very short deadline for returning your applications: 8 April 2016.

Regional Circular 11 2016 – Call for Partners: Erasmus+ Projects for Partnerships Event 2017 and Youth Spokespersons Training 2017 (deadline: 20 April 2016)

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This circular provides you with information on the next two applications for which your NSO/NSA can be partners:
(a) the Partnerships Event 2017 and
(b) the Youth Spokespersons Training 2017

Both events are scheduled to take place in 2017 in Belgium (Partnerships Event) and Iceland (Youth Spokespersons Training), respectively.

Regional Circular 10 2016: Audited Financial Accounts 10.2014-09.2015

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We are pleased to share with you the Auditor’s Report for the European Scout Region for the fiscal year that ended on 30 September 2015. Our aditors, KPMG, did not signal any qualifications.

Regional Circular 9 2016 – Event Invitation: LGBT Training, April 2016

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To continue the series of trainings and following the Scouting for All – Roundtable LGBTI – “Inclusion of LGBTI (lesbian-gay-bi-trans-intersex) in Scouting” organised in Brussels (Belgium), in June 2015, the European Scout Region of WOSM successfully applied to the Council of Europe – European Youth Foundation for the implementation of the Work Plan 2016. The aim of the project is to be more open towards welcoming all young people, with a specific focus towards LGBTIQ+ youth and provide them a safe environment.

Regional Circular 8 2016 – Save the date: Europe-Eurasia Meeting, May 2016

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Don’t forget to save the date for the upcoming Europe-Eurasia Meeting, which will take place in Tbilisi (Georgia) between 13-17 May 2016.

Regional Circular 7 2016 – Satisfaction Survey: Erasmus+

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Halfway through the current budget period, the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union will soon be reviewed. Many of the National Scout Organisations (NSOs) and National Scout Associations (NSAs) in the European Scout Region of WOSM have been using this programme as a source of funding of their activities.

“From Corfu with Love”: Ionian Scouts travel to Athens and spread a strong message of solidarity!

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Scouts and Guides contributing to refugee support activities in their local communities in Europe (43): a story from Corfu and Athens (GR)

Earlier this month, the Scouts of Corfu (Ionian Islands, Greece) organized a volunteer mission to Athens where they spent a weekend working with and for refugees and in particular the children of refugees.

The mission was part of the continued work undertaken by the Scouts of Greece to support refugees and migrants and was implemented with the assistance of the Ionian Islands Scout Region. Local businesses supported the mission with goods and services. In Athens, the Ionian Scouts were joined by Scouts from Igoumenitsa, Arta, Agrinio, Patras, and Athens.

22ESC Conference Document 2 – Draft Conference Agenda (status: March 2016)

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In view of the 22nd European Scout Conference , schedue to take place in Melsovik (NO) from 17 to 21 June 2016, we are pleased to share with you Conference Document 2 of  in English and French, which presents you the Draft Conference Agenda (status: March 2016). An updated version will be shared just before the beginning of the Conference: