Monthly Archives: June 2017

Committee Update June 2017 (WOSM)

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The European Scout Committee has just returned from its third regular meeting in the current triennium which was held in Venice, Italy, over the fourth weekend of June 2017.

Find out the highlights of this meeting in the June 2017 issue of Committee Update.

Regional Circular 14 2017: 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 2016. Our aditors, KPMG, did not signal any qualifications.

Find the Auditor’s Report and the three sets of audited accounts in Regional Circular 14 2017:

  • Regional Circular 14 2017: Audited Financial Report 10.2014-09.2015 – Cover Letter (English, French)
  • Regional Circular 14 2017 Annex 1 – Audited Accounts European Scout Region (Support Centre Geneva) (English only)
  • Regional Circular 14 2017 Annex 2 – Audited Accounts Bureau Européenne du Scoutisme (Support Centre Brussels) (English only)
  • Regional Circular 14 2017 Annex 3 – Audited Accounts Fund for European Scouting (English only)

Regional Circular 13 2017 – Open Call to solicit project under MOP “Mini Grants in Europe II”

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The European Scout Region through the Regional Decision Committee (RDC) of the Messenger of Peace (MOP) Initiative of WOSM is launching a new open call for “Mini Grants Projects” to be submitted not later than 15 August 2017.

The “Mini Grants Project” is to support a total of three such projects in the European Region to be implemented from 1 September 2017 for one year.

Further information is available in Regional Circular 13 2017 and its annexes:

Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Cover Letter EN
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Cover Letter FR
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Annex 1 – Open Call EN
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Annex 1 – Open Call FR
Regional Circular 13 2017-MOP Mini Grants in Europe II – Annex 2 – Application Form EN only

Regional Circular 12 2017: Open Call to recruit Regional Volunteers: Finance Support Group (3) and Volunteer Management Team (1)

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The European Scout Region recently closed the initial round of recruitment for the teams supporting the delivery of the Regional Scout Plan. At present, we advise of two opportunities for additional recruitment in the Supporting our Finances and Continuous Improvement Areas of Operation:

1) Supporting our Finances Area of Operation– Financial Support Group (three vacancies)
2) Continuous Improvement Area of Operation – Volunteer Management Team (one vacancies)

An online application form for both positions is available here: https://europeanscoutregion.typeform.com/to/jIp713
Additional background document: Regional Circular 15 2016 – Open Call 2016-2019

DEADLINE for applications is 28 July 2017 (for the Financial Support Group) and 18 July 201 (for the Volunteer Management Team).

Joint Call for Participants: The Academy 2017

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The European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and the Europe Region of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is pleased to call for participants for The Academy 2017, which is scheduled to take place in Eszterdom, Hungary, from 31 October to 5 November 2017, hosted by Magyar Cserkészszövetség (the Hungarian Scout Association) and Magyar Cserkészlány Szövetség (the Association of Hungarian Girl Guides).

What is The Academy?

The Academy is a unique Scout and Guide event designed to provide participants with high quality training and networking opportunities around the core priorities of the European Regions of WAGGGS and WOSM.

Who should attend The Academy?

The event is open to everyone holding a position at National or Regional Level in any of our Associations, from members of particular working groups to Chief Commissioners.

What are the topics at The Academy?                             

During the event, participants will be able to choose a learning pathways for the five categories mentioned below. We would like to encourage participants to choose from a variety of sessions per day (ideally from the same of similar pathways), composing their own training plan to match their position and particular needs. A broad range of sessions dealing with different areas of work will be offered simultaneously, with enough on offer to make the event interesting for everyone.

Find out more about The Academy 2017 in Joint Communication 9 2017: