Category Archives: Networks

Chief Volunteers Network Meeting postponed!

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The Chief Volunteers Event, initially planned for 1-3 December 2017, at the Kaprálův mlýn Scout Centre in the Czech Republic,  is now postponed to 9-11 February 2018, at the same venue.

The official invitation will be sent out shortly.

We wish to apologise to everyone who retained the initial date in their calendar.

Regional Circular 21 2017 – Call for Participants: MOVIS 2017

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The Networking Meeting of commissioners involved in the management of adult resources is one of the well-known and successful networking opportunities for national leaders in the European Region of the World Organization of the Sout Movement (WOSM). Formerly known under the acronym TCNM (standing for the Training Commissioners Network Meeting) it has lately updated its name to MOVIS (Management of Volunteers in Scouting), to reflect the wider area of interest of the network (beyond solely training).

2017 will see the seventh edition of this event, addressing issues of common interest for National Commissioners and other people who are directly involved at the national level in supporting the personal development of adults.

Regional Circular 21 2017 includes the Call for Participants for this event:

Regional Circular 21 2017-Call for Participants: MOVIS 2017 (in English)
Regional Circular 21 2017-Call for Participants: MOVIS 2017 (en français)

Event details:

Dates and Venue of event: 7-10 December 2017 at the Residencia Salesiana Marti Codolar in Barcelona
Deadline of application: 1 November 2017
Event website and online application form: http://movis.network

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: 

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)

Joint Open Call: EraScout & EraGuide Project Group

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The Europe Region WAGGGS and the European Scout Region of WOSM are pleased to share this Joint Open Call. to recruit members of a future EraScout & EraGuide Project Group.

Pursuant to Joint Recommendation 15EGSC/5 of the recent 15th European Guide and Scout Conference, the European Scout Committee and the Europe Committee WAGGGS, plan to set up a project working group to develop recommendations for the two Committees on how the joint work of the European Regions of WOSM and WAGGGS can support the work of the European EraGuide & EraScout Network.

Find more details in Joint Communication 4 2017:

– Joint Open Call: EraScout & EraGuide Project Group (English, Français)

Application deadline: 4 March 2017

Joint Communication: Invitation – Scouts Guides I/O Event 2017

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“Scout & Guides I/O 2017″, which is an initiative of the ICT Network in the European Regions of WAGGGS and WOSM, will take place at Gilwell Park in the United Kigdom from 9 to 12 February 2017.

Participants meet other Scouts and Guides with an interest in information technology, information systems, communication technology and their application within Scouting and Guiding on léocal, regional and national levels.

At this three-day event:

  • Participants will have the opportunity to discuss the challenges with com- munication and information technology that you are facing in your organization or association and, together with other participants, you will be able to work on solutions.
  • Participants can meet participants from other scouting and guiding organi- sations in Europe that face similar problems and challenges as yours and that you can help by sharing your thoughts or collaborating with them across borders.
  • Participants can get a fresh perspective on communication and technology matters from experts inside and outside of the world of scouting and guiding.
  • Participants will go home with new ideas and plans for prioritizing and struc- turing the IT and communication goals, processes and policies in your organization or association.

Find out more in the Event Invitation as well as on the event website (where you will also find a link to the registration form).

Joint Communication 1 2017: Invitation to Scout Guide I/O Event 2017 (English only)

Regional Circular 29 2016: [CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS] Partnerships Event 2017

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Regional Circular 29 2016 provides you with information about the Partnerships Event 2017, which is scheduled to take place in Brussels, Belgium, from 24 to 27 February 2017.

The event is hosted by Scouts en Gidsen Vlaanderen and Les Scouts, two of the four National Scout Associations in Belgium, in collaboration with the European Scout Region of WOSM, and organised by The Partnerships Network, a coalition of Scout and Guide associations, which aims at fostering, strengthening and developing partnerships between associations in Europe and associations from other regions of the world.

The overall idea of the network is to share and create information about ongoing partnerships, as well as to provide a platform for the exchange of experiences and knowledge. A continuing reflection on the relevance of partnerships, as well as the promotion of intercultural understanding and mutual respect are central elements of the Partnership Network.

Deadline for applications is 20 Januray 2017 using this on-line registration form.

We look forward to seeing a large number of associations represented at this event!

Find out more in the event invitation: