Category Archives: Networks

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.

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!