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Portuguese Scouts get active in new nationwide platform supporting refugees


Scouts and Guides contributing to refugee support activities in their local communities in Europe (3): a story from Portugal.

“‘We see, hear and read. We cannot ignore’, is a famous quote from Portuguese poet and writer Sofia de Mello Breyner. And not the only motive for Corpo Nacional de Escutas (CNE), one of the two National Scout Associations of the World Organization of the Scout Movement – WOSM in Portugal, when they discussed how the association and its members could contribute to refugee support activities in their communities: The association decided to join the new nationwide platform of civil society associations engaged in refugee support – PAR – Plataforma de Apoio aos Refugiados.