Strengthening our Organisation – An Update (Regional Circular 18 2018)


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.

CALL FOR ERASMUS+ PROJECT PARTNERS – Growth Event 2019 (Updated Regional Circular 17 2018)


The European Scout Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is pleased to share important information on the upcoming application for an Erasmus+ project grant, for which your NSO/NSA can be a partner: the 2nd Growth Event of the European Scout Region, which is scheduled to take place in France from 23-26 May 2019. The funding application will be submitted at the national level by the relevant hosting NSO.

The deadline for your expressions of interest and submission of relevant documents is Saturday 1 September 2018.

All relevant information, including a link to the specific mandat which interested potential partners need to complete, is available in the Updated Regional Circular 17 2018.

CALL FOR BIDS TO HOST – the 16th European Scout & Guide Centre Managers’ Conference 2019 (joint Communication 09 2018)

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Since 1989, managers of Guide & Scout Centres across Europe have gathered every two years at the European Guide & Scout Centre Managers’ Conference (ECMC). The 15th conference took place at Úlfljótsvatn Outdoor and Scout Centre, in Iceland, in October 2017 and brought together around 60 participants, planning team members and experts.

With the present Call for Bids to Host, the network of Centre Managers is inviting any interested National Scout Organisation of WOSM (NSO) or Member Organisation of WAGGGS (MO) or Scout/Guide Centre to consider hosting the 16th Conference in 2019.

Find out more about the requirements potential hosts need to fulfil in our Joint Communication 09 2018. Please note that the deadline for submission of your bidding documentation is 1 October 2018.

CALL FOR BIDS TO HOST – The Academy 2019 (Joint Communication 08 2018)


The Academy is a joint event of WAGGGS and WOSM working in partnership at European level, with key participation of volunteers and staff from both the European Scout Region of WOSM and the Europe Region WAGGGS.

The present Joint Communication invites interested associations of both Regions (National Scout Organisations of WOSM and Member Organisations WAGGGS) to indicate their interest to host The Academy 2018 by submitting a short paper which addresses the points indicated in Joint Communication 08 2018.

The deadline for submission of your bidding documentation is 7 September 2018.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Projet Officer, Diversity & Inclusion (Regional Circular 16 2018)


Have you always dreamt of joining the team of the World Scout Bureau? If your answer is “yes”, then this job opportunity is probably a way to realise your dream!

The European Scout Region is seeking a Project Officer, Diversity & Inclusion. for the World Scout Bureau Europe Support Centre in Geneva, Switzerland.

Find out all relevant details in the Information Pack (available in English and French) for this position. Deadline to submit applications is 15 August 2018 (just before midnight).