Category Archives: Circulars

Regional Circular 10 2017 – Regional Open Call: Partnerships and Communications Teams, Spreading our Message Area of Operations

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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. As anticipated, we advise of two opportunities for additional recruitment in the Spreading Our Message Area of Operations and specifically in two teams:

1) Spreading Our Message Area of Operation – Partnerships Team
2) Spreading Our Message Area of Operation – Communications Team

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

DEADLINE for application is 31 May 2017.

Regional Circular 9 – [INVITATION] – Scouting for Peace: Building the Open Spiritual Development Network

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Regional Circular 9 2017 presents you the invitation to participate in the European Scout Region’s Diversity & Inclusion Event  “Scouting for Peace: Building the Open Spiritual Development Network SPIRITECO”, which is scheduled to take place in Brussels, Belgium, from 9 to 11 June 2017.

The aim of the event is to offer structure and support to the SPIRITECO Network to be ready to support European National Scout Organisations and National Scout Association in introducing open spiritual development, targeting spiritual development for young people regardless of their confession of personal beliefs, in their curricula.

Application Deadline in 22 May 2017.

Find out more in the event invitation: 

Joint Call for Hosts: Chief Volunteers Meeting 2017

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The Networking event for Chief Volunteers (or equivalent) builds on networking events held at Regional Conferences when there was a clear desire to find opportunities for these important volunteers to share and mix with their peers. This is a non-formal opportunity to share experiences and strategies, networking and chances to make new contacts and find mutual support. The event follows similar events in 2009, 2012 and 2015.

The European Scout Committee and the Europe Committee WAGGGS have agreed to stage the next edition of the Chief Volunteer Meeting in December 2017 to avoid clashes with other events. They are confident that there is much to be gained for young people, for the Member Organisations of WAGGGS and National Scout Organisations of WOSM, and for the two Regions.

With this message, we ask WAGGGS Member Organisations and/or National Scout Organisations to host the Chief Volunteers Meeting 2017.

Find more details in the Joint Call for Hosts – Chief Volunteers Meeting 2017:

Regional Circular 7 – [URGENT ACTION] – Call for Partners: four Erasmus+ Applications for Regional Events in 2017 & 2018

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The European Scout Region of WOSM is inviting members organisations to consider becoming partners in four Erasmus+ projects in 2017 and 2018. The applications will be submitted at national level by the respective host assocaitions:

–       Management of Volunteers in Scouting (MOVIS), Spain, 7-10 December 2017
–       9th Educational Methods Forum, Romania, 31 May – 3 June 2018
–       Regional Communications Event, Estonia, 31 May – 3 June 2018
–       European Agora, Ireland, in April 2018

Please note the very short deadline: 15 April 2017!

Joint Call for Partners for an Erasmus+ Project Application: Network Meeting 2017

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On behalf of the European Regions of WOSM and WAGGGS, the Europe Office WAGGGS is intending to submit an Erasmus+ project application for the Network Meeting 2017, scheduled to take place in Malta from 7 to 12 November 2017.

Short deadline!
Interested members associations of both regions are invited to return a duly completed partner agreement form by 9 April 2017 at the latest.

For more information, please refer to Joint Communication 6 2017:

– Joint Call for Partners for an Erasmus+ Project Applicaiton: Network Meeting 2017 (English, Français)
– Partner Agreement Form (“Mandate”) (English only)

Regional Circular 6 – [URGENT ACTION] Category B and C Support for World Scout Youth Forum and World Scout Conference

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At its meeting in November 2016, the European Scout Committee agreed its policy on support for NSOs from the European Scout Region to participate in the World Scout Youth Forum and World Scout Conference both to be held in Azerbaijan this summer.

Details have now been made available by the hosts. You can find all relevant information in Regional Circular 6 2017.

Chief Executives Meeting 2017 Confirmed

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The European Scout Region of WOSM and the Europe Region WAGGGS are pleased to inform that the Chief Executives Meeting 2017 is now confirmed, with a sufficient number of executives from member organisations of both Regions having expressed interest. Additional applications are still welcome to allow an even more fruitful exchange during the event.

As planned, the event will therefore take place in Bratislava (SK) from 2 to 4 May 2017. Please find all relevant information in the events section of this website, where the application form remains accessible, too.

Regional Circular 5 2017 – [INVITATION] Diversity & Inclusion Leaders Training April 2017

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Regional Circular 5 2017 presents you the invitation to participate in the European Scout Region’s Diversity & Inclusion Leaders Training “Scouting for Peace”, which is scheduled to take place in Madrid, Spain from 8 to 11 April 2017.

The training will be run as a training of trainers event, as the participants will act as multipliers in their own organisations once they will have returned to their respecitive National Scout Associations.

The aim is to train the Scout leaders on how to adapt and introduce and use Peace Education toolkits for Cubs (children), Rovers (teenagers) and Adults within their assocation’s educational curricula so that the young people can develop themselves in a holistic way as tolerant and respectful individuals.

Application Deadline in 20 March 2017.

Find out more in the event invitation: