Category Archives: Communication

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.

WAGGGS and WOSM Europe Invite to next Chief Executives Meeting

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We are pleased to provide initial information on the 2017 edition of the Chief Executives Meeting of Scout and Guide Associations in the European Regions of WOSM and WAGGGS (or equivalent positions).

We are delighted to confirm that the meeting will be held in Bratislava, Slovakia, from 2 to 4 May 2017.

Event Invitation Austria: #PeaceLight 2016 – Central Ecumenical Service

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Once again the Pfadfinder und Pfadfinderinnen Österreichs (PPÖ), the National Scout Organisation in Austria, is hosting the central ecumenical service to help share the Light of Peace of Bethlehem with Guides and Scouts from across Europe and the world.

Under the motto “Building Peace with Courage and Creativity”, which is inspired by verses in the Gospel of Matthew (Mt, 5, 9-10) and linked to the the annual theme of PPÖ “Bunt” (“colourful”), this year’s ceremony will be held at the Syrian Orthodox Church of Mor Ephrem in Vienna’s 10th district on 10 December 2016.

The Scouts and Guides of Austria invite delegations from all countries to travel to Vienna and to fetch the Light of Peace during this event and then to carry it home to their local Groups, towns, villages and families as a symbol of warmth, friendship and peace.

For more details, please consult the Event Invitation and follow the event on Facebook.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] World Scout Seminar on Messengers of Peace Programme

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As you may already know, the World Organoization of the Scout Movement is organising the World Scout Seminar on Messengers of Peace (MoP) Programme, which will include discussions and updates about the MoP Educational Programme, the MoP Network, Dialogue for Peace Programme, the Better World Framework, and Human Rights and Peace Education work being done in Scouting.

The deadline for registrations has now been extended until 20 September 2016! So, check the information below and join Scouts from around the world at this event!

Call for Participants: Network Meeting for Guide and Scout ExReps


The Network Meeting is an annual event organised by the Europe Region of WAGGGS and the WOSM-European Region gathering Guides and Scouts representing their MO/NSO in various platforms including their National Youth Council.

This year the meeting will take place in the Youth Centre of the Council of Europe in Budapest from Monday 7 November 2016 in the morning until Thursday 10 November 2016 in the evening. Participants are expected to arrive on Sunday 6 November and leave on Friday 11 November.

The aim of the meeting is to improve our members impact on society by supporting them in the field of External Relations.

Participants representing their organisation externally, in their National Youth Council or towards any other external platform or institution are warmly invited to attend.

The participation fee for the event is 50 euros per person covering four nights, accommodation and subsistence for the 4 days of the training. All transportation will be reimbursed directly to the participants by the Council of Europe upon arrival.

Please register before the 5 September by filling the online form

You can find here more information in English and French