Category Archives: Circulars

Call for Partners for a DG Justice Project: A Safe from Harm Project (Regional Circular 21 2018)

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The European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is planning to submit an application for a “Safe from Harm Project” in response to a call launched by the European Union’s DG Justice. The funding application will be submitted at the European level by the WSB Europe Support Centre, Brussels. We are now reaching out to you as interested NSO/NSAs can become a partner to this project application.

To be a partner in this project, please check carefully the information and conditions specified in Regional Circular 21 2018. The deadline for your expressions of interest is Monday 17 September 2018.

Audited Financial Accounts of the European Scout Region of WOSM for the Period October 2016 to September 2017 (Regional Circular 20 2018)

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The European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is pleased to share with you the Auditor’s Report for the European Scout Region for the fiscal year that ended on 30 September 2017. The aditors, KPMG, did not signal any qualifications.

Find the Auditor’s Report and the three sets of audited accounts in Regional Circular 20 2018.

ADVANCE NOTIFICATION – Conference “Hand in Hand. Stronger Together” (Regional Circular 19 2018)

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The European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and its partners in the Time to be Welcome project are inviting interested members of National Scout Organisations (NSO) to a four-day event in Bussels, Belgium, from 7-10 December 2018.

Under the title “Hand in Hand. Stronger together”, the event will address questions and share best practices related to how associations can reach out and include refugees and migrants in Scouting.

Please refer to Regional Circular 19 2018 for the event’s Advance Notification. More detailed information will become available in September 2018.

From Roverway 2018 to Roverway 2024 (Joint Communication 10 2018)

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Roverway 2018 is just about to start and will be officially opened on 23 July 2018 by His Excellency Frans Timmermans, first Vice-President of the European Commission. Many of us will be attending some of Roverway, some as part of the open invitation to an IC Meeting during Roverway 2018 from the International Commissioners of Scouting Nederland.

On this occasion, the European Committees of WAGGGS and WOSM are pleased to announce that the next Roverway will be held in 2024.

Find out more in Joint Communication 10 2018, which is a letter addressed to the member organisations by the chairpersons of the two European Committees:

Joint Communication 10 2018 – Form Roverway 2018 to Roverway 2024 in English
Joint Communication 10 2018 – Form Roverway 2018 to Roverway 2024 in French
Annex (in English only): Invitation to an IC Meeting held during Roverway 2018

Strengthening our Organisation – An Update (Regional Circular 18 2018)

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Following Regional Circular 15 2018 which introduced the new WOSM Services, the European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is pleased to share further updates from the Strengthening Our Organisation Area of Operation.

Please check Regional Circular 18 2018 to find out more about upcoming activities:

  • 2nd GSAT Self-Assessment Training – Vienna – 28-30 September 2018 (see also the event Facebook page)
  • Launching of the Induction Training for National Boards
  • Collection and sharing of Training material and e-learning resources (eventually available on the WOSM Services)
  • Reinforcing the European Growth Network (find out more and join its Facebook group)

Do not hesitate contacting Jordan Bajraktarov, Director for Organisational Development at the Europe Support Centre, should you have any questions or seek additional information about this area of work.