Category Archives: WOSM

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: European Youth Event 2018 (Regional Circular 32 2017)

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The European Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is calling for participants to join activities organised on the occasion of the European Union’s upcoming European Youth Event (EYE 2018) which will take place in Strasbourg (France) between 30 May and 3 June 2018. The European Parliament will once again open its doors to 8000 young people from all over Europe in an effort to engage them in political debate and society, giving highlight to important key issues such as peace, democracy, unemployment, work and environment. The EYE 2018 will include a large variety of activities run under the motto “The plan is to fan this spark into a flame” in a political, social and cultural sense. It is a huge opportunity to meet young Europeans and make youth and our ideas visible to decision-makers.

Next to the premises of the European Parliament there will be the YO!Fest, a youth-led festival organised by the European Youth Forum that takes place every year in front of symbolic places of the EU institutions. The YO!Fest combines high-level policy debates, thematic workshops, educational activities, cultural animations and live music into a unique experience.

If a young member of your National Scout Organisation would like to be considered participant, please make sure that the online form is completed by the deadline 10 January 2018!

Regional Circular 32 2017-Call for Participants: European Youth Event 2018 (in English)
Regional Circular 32 2017-Call for Participants: European Youth Event 2018 (en français)

Joint Communication 13 2017 – Event Invitation: Chief Volunteers’ Network Meeting 2018

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The European Scout Region of the World Organnization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and the Europe Region WAGGGS jointly organise the next Chief Volunteers’ Network Meeting in February 2018 and invite chief volunteers and persons holding similar positions in their Scout or Guide associations to participate. It will take place at the Kapralův mlýn Scout Environmental Education Centre, near Brno (CZ), from 9 to 11 February 2018.

The Meeting aims to provide a space for Chief Volunteers to meet, to network and to share good practice and ideas. It builds on networking events held at Regional Conferences and other events when there was a clear desire to find opportunities for these important volunteers to share and mix with their peers.

Joint Communication 13 2017 provides you with all relevant inforation and also contains the link to the online registration form. Please make sure that those interested complete this form before the deadline 6 January 2018.

Joint Communicatioon 13 2017-Event Invitation-Chief Volunteers Meeting 2018 (in English)
Joint Communicatioon 13 2017-Event Invitation-Chief Volunteers Meeting 2018 (en framçais)

 

Regional Circular 31 2017: Event Invitation for Rovers: 8th Sharjah International Youth Gathering 2018

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The European Scout Region has received an invitation from the Arab Scout Region for the NSOs in the Region to be represented in the 8th Sharjah International Scout Gathering which will take place in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, between 1-10 February 2018.

If your National Scout Organisation would like to send a Rover representative to this event, please make sure that the registration form is returned duly completed and signed by the deadline 17 December 2017!

Regional Circular 31 2017-CoverNote-Sharjah International Youth Gathering 2018 (in English only)
Regional Circular 31 2017-Annex1-Event Invitation-Sharjah International Youth Gathering 2018 (in English only)
Regional Circular 31 2017-Annex2-ReginstrationForm-Sharjah International Youth Gathering 2018 (in English only)

Regional Circular 30 2017: Call for Partners for five Erasmus+ Projects

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The European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Socut Movement has launched a Call for Partners for five Erasmus+ Projects planned to be organised in 2018 and 2019.

We recognise that the deadline set for this series of applications is very short. However, as you are aware we are flexible when it comes to the events when they come around. We want to make best use of the time we have available to submit early applications – allowing us to resubmit some applications if they are initially unsuccessful, and recognising that we have a finite amount of time to apply for grants, run the events and then report. We hope you will understand the difficult balancing act that we need to carry out.

Regional Cuircular 30 2017 provides you with information on the next five applications for which your NSO/NSA can be partners: the GSAT Self-Assessment Training, the CubNet-ScoutNet Network Meeting, the Refugee Response Conference, the Partnership Event, and the RoverNet-VentureNet Network Meeting.

If your National Scout Organisation would like to be considered partner to one or more of these projects, please make sure that the relevant mandats are returned duly completed and signed by the deadline 8 January 2018!

Regional Circular 30 2017-Call for Patners for five Erasmus+ Projects (in English)
Regional Circular 30 2017-Call for Patners for five Erasmus+ Projects (en français)

Regional Circular 30 2017-Annex 1-GSAT SelfAssessmentTraining-AT (English only)
Regional Circular 30 2017-Annex 2-CubNEtScoutNet-LU (English only)
Regional Circular 30 2017-Annex 3-RefugeeResponseConference-BE (English only)
Regional Circular 30 2017-Annex 4-RoverNetVentureNet-HR-AT (English only)
Regional Circular 30 2017-Annex 5-PartnershipsEvent-ES (English only)

Regional Circular 29 2017 – Event Invitation: 12th Euro-Arab Meeting, February 2018

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The European and Arab Regions of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) are calling for participants for the 12th Euro-Arab Meeting taking place from 17 to 21 February 2018. Over the years, the event has developed from being an institutional meeting between the Arab and European Regions to be an event offering a real sharing of experiences, knowledge and projects between representatives of the National Scout Organisations and NAtional Scout Associations of the two regions.

Regional Circular 29 2017 provides you with essential information and includes a link to the online registration form. Please note that the deadline for doing so is 6 January 2018.

Regional Circular 29 2017-Event Information: 12th Euro-Arab Meeting (in English)
Regional Circular 29 2017-Event Information: 12th Euro-Arab Meeting (en français)

 

Regional Circular 28 2017 – Event Information: European Scout Region’s Seminar on Growth in Scouting

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Growth is very important and relevant segment for European Scouting. It is part of the Regional Scout Plan and a part of the European Scout Region’s contribution to WOSM global vision where the Region “will actively contribute to the development of World campaigns and initiatives to propose growth of 5% year on year in each and every National Scout Organisation (NSO) in Europe.

To address this important area and to work towards the implementation of the Regional Scout Plan, the European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is organising the Seminar on Growth in Scouting where NSO/NSAs from all over Europe can meet, learn about the various aspects of Growth and share experiences, as well as ideas and knowledge regarding the growth in their NSO/NSAs.

Regional Circular 28 2017 contains all relevant event information and the link to the online form where those wishing to attend can signal their interest. Please note that the deadline for doing so is 10 January 2018.

Regional Circular 28 2017-Event Information: Seminar on Growth in Scouting (in English)
Regional Circular 28 2017-Event Information: Seminar on Growth in Scouting (en français)

Regional Circular 27 2017 – Call for Partners Erasmus+ Project on Social Inclusion

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The European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is launching a Call for Partners for a planned large Erasmus+ Project in the area of Social Inclusion.

Regional Circular 27 2017 provides you with relevant information to help your National Scout Organisation or National Scout Assocation to determine whether or not it is interested in joining the project as a partner. The declaration for declaring your interest in becoming partner is 17 December 2017:

Regional Circular 27 2017-Call for Partners: Erasmus+ Project on Social Inclusion (in English)
Regional Circular 27 2017-Call for Partners: Erasmus+ Project on Social Inclusion (en français)

Communication and Partnerships Intern Needed

Internship Poster

The European Scout Region is looking for a Communication and Partnerships intern who will support the area of external communication by contributing to our bimonthly newsletter and proposing articles for various social media platforms. The intern will also be expected to represent Scouting  in external meetings , support the development of funding applications by developing first draft projects and helping collecting relevant information from external partners.

Duration: 6 months

Beginning: 12 Feb 2018

Ending: 08 Aug 2018

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Profile:

  • University degree in law, communication, social or political sciences
  • Good capacity to work in a team
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good level of English is needed – any other languages are an asset
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office and social media networks

Please note that the European Scout Region is not in charge of the recruitment process. All interested applicants should apply through the Eurodysée portal here . Only applicants from eligible regions can apply. A full list of eligible regions can be found here .

We advise all interested individuals to send their applications as soon as possible as the recruitment process might be lengthy and some applications could be added to a waiting list.