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European Jamboree 2020

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The European Jamboree returns to gather young people from all over Europe in Gdańsk (Sobieszewo Island), Poland, from 27 July to 6 August 2020.

The event will strengthen our international community and provide young people in Europe with the opportunity to meet and learn from each other.

Under the educational motto ACT, the European Jamboree 2020 will:

  • Encourage Scouts and Guides (aged 14-18 at the time of the event) to discover their potential to change the world;
  • Raise Scouts’ and Guides’ awareness of challenges for Europe and for the world, as well as responsibility for their local communities;
  • Gain knowledge on how to act as an active citizen of Europe and of the world;
  • Build openness to the others to live in peace;
  • Learn how to embrace challenges, develop self-reliance, build self-confidence and spark off the need for continuous self-improvement;
  • Raise awareness, develop skills and shape attitudes to achieve the goals of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development through creating a learning environment for the future young leaders of local communities;
  • Give an opportunity to experience the amazing adventure on the campsite.

For initial information, please check Joint Communication 01 2018.

16th European Guide and Scout Conference

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Some 400 representatives of National Scout Organisations (NSOs), National Scout Associations (NSAs), Member Organisations (MOs) and Component Associations (CAs) of the European Regions of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) will be gathering in Split, Croatia, from 24 to 28 August 2019 for the 16th European Guide and Scout Conference and the concurrently organised 16th European Guide Conference and 23rd European Scout Conference.

=> Find all relevant information in the Joint Conference website.

Fundraisers’ Network Meeting 2019

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The European Scout Region is pleased to invite you to the Fundraisers’ Network Meeting, which will be held in Prague, Czechia, from 31 May – 3 June 2019. The deadline for registrations is 1 March 2019.

This meeting is organised by the European Scout Region to offer Member Oragnisations an opportunity to share relevant best practices, challenges and needs in the field of fundraising, with a special focus on crowdfunding this year. The overall idea of the network is to share and create information about on-going practices and resources in funding, as well as to provide a platform for the exchange of experiences and knowledge.

=> Please find all details about the Fundraisers’ Network Meeting 2019 in our Regional Circular 05 2019

EUROPEAN JAMBOREE 2020 – Recruitment of International Service Staff (Joint Communication 05 2019)

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Hopefully you are as excited as we are about the European Jamboree 2020 next year and we know that many members of your association will probably have been waiting for the moment to sign up and get involved. Wait no longer as we are pleased today to share with you how you can register as International Service Team (IST) member for this event.

  • The International Service Team Positions Catalogue (in English only) provides you with more information about the exciting roles as IST member and the plan for the whole event.
  • Interested members of your association should contact you as International Commissioner to signal their interest. Your association’s Head of Contingent for the European Jamboree 2020 would then advise how to proceed further.

Please make sure that this information reaches all potentially interested members of your association.

23rd EUROPEAN SCOUT CONFERENCE – Announcing two Crowdcasts in preparation of the Conference (Conference Circular 09)

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As part of our commitment to implementing the new Rules of Procedure for the European Scout Conference, and in advance of the deadline for the receipt of draft resolutions from National Scout Orgaoizations, 24 May 2019, we advise that the European Scout Region will host a number of Crowdcasts:

  • 12 June 2019 at 20.00 CEST, 8pm.
    Crowdcast on draft resolutions
    proposed for the 23rd European Scout Conference. We will invite all proposers to present their proposals during this Crowdcast.
    To participate, please register at this link: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/pg972xn8
  • 3 July 2019 at 20.00 CEST, 8pm.
    Crowdcast on the Financial Report
    to be made to the 23rd European Scout Conference. The Treasurer will present the key aspects of his report and take questions.
    To participate, please register at this link: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/qlwcx8ae

Please mark these dates in your agenda.

Veuillez noter que les documents liès à ces deux Crowdcasts seront disponibles en anglais et en français, mais que la présentation orale se fera normalement en anglais uniquement.