Category Archives: Circulars

Regional Circular 17 2017 – Annual Report 2016/2017 & European Regional Meeting at WSConf in Baku

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The European Scout Committee is pleased to share with you the Annual Report of the European Scout Region for the period July 2016-June 2017, which covers work and activities undertaken by and in the European Scout Region in the first year of the current triennium.

Representatives of NSOs and NSAs attending the World Scout Conference in Baku, Azerbaijan, will have the opportunity to discuss the Report with members of the Committee on 14 August 2017 during a European Regional Meeting at the World Scout Conference 2017 (see the agenda of that Meeting in English and French).

Regional Circular 17 2017 – Annual Report 2016 2017 of the European Scout Committee in English
Regional Circular 17 2017 – Annual Report 206 2017 of the European Scout Committee in French

Final Agenda – European Regional Meeting in Baku (AZ) on 14 August 2017 (in English, in French)


Save the Date & Call for Themes: Chief Volunteers Meeting 2017

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The European Scout Region of WOSM and the WAGGGS Europe Region are organising the next Chief Volunteers Meeting this coming December and invite you to SAVE THE DATE!

Call for Project Partners – EYE 2018, Growth Event 2018

The European Scout Region of WOSM is launching a Call for Project Partners for the European Youth Event 2018 and Growth Event 2018.

Regional Circular 15 2017 provides you with information about the next Erasmus+ applications the European region is planning to submit and for which your National Scout Organisation or National Scout Assocation can be partner: Growth Event 2018, Latvia and European Youth Event 2018, Strasbourg

To be able to be a partner in this project proposal, please check carefully the requirements mentioned in the Circular and follow all the steps described. The application will be submitted at national level by the hosting NSO.

Regional Circular 14 2017: Audited Financial Accounts 10.2014-09.2015


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)


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:
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


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:

Regional Circular 11 2017 – Event Invitation: First GSAT Self-Assessment Training, 29 Sept-1 Oct 2017

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The European Scout Region’s Strengthening our Organisation Area of Operations is organising the first European Regional GSAT Self-Assessment Training, which is scheduled to take place at Lake Ohrid Scout Centre, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, from 29 September to 1 October 2017.

If you are …

  • on your way to change your organisation, create a new strategy or vision, and develop a new programme or another change process and need a baseline review of your NSO/NSA;
  • interested in assessing the weaknesses and strengths of your organisation/association at a national and/or regional level,
  • planning to do that yourself or with the help of somebody within your organisation,
  • and would you like to know more about the WOSM standard Global Support Assessment Tool (GSAT) (,

then you should not miss this event!

Application Deadline is 1 September 2017.

Find out more in the event invitation: and on the event’s Facebook page.