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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.

Invitation to MedJam 2018 in Malta

medjam logoYou are invited to send groups to attend MedJam 2018

This is a Jamboree in the middle of the Mediterranean, held in Malta in 2018

Hosted by the Malta Girl Guides and the Scouts Association of Malta

Dates: 1st to 8th August 2018
Age Bracket: 11 to 16
Website: http://medjam18.org.mt
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MedJam18/

Regional Circular 15 2017 – 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.

Call for a Communications and External Relations Officer

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The World Scout Bureau – Europe Support Centre, Brussels, part of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), is seeking a Communications and External Relations Officer.

The person hired will support the Communication of the European Scout Region together with a group of volunteers working on communication, and will provide support to National Scout Organisations in their own communication. The Communications and External Relations Officer will also support the External relations area through the organisation of visibility events and other representation activities towards the European Institutions. The person will work under the supervision of the Director for External Relations and Funding. A limited amount of travel within Europe will be required.

If you are interested, make sure that your application (including a letter of motivation and a curriculum vitae in English) reaches the Europe Support Centre no later than 17.00 CET on Monday 15 May 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be advised by Wednesday 17 May 2017 and interviews will be held in Brussels, Belgium, on 23,24 May 2017 for a start date as soon as possible, depending on the availability of the selected person.

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Syrian Refugee Scouts Take Possession of Their Scout House in Turkey

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Ever since the wars in Syria started, Turkey has been welcoming large numbers of refugees, many of whom continue to stay in refugee camps in the southern border region of the country.