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Luxembourg Scouts win European Citizens’ Prize

Submitted by NGooderson on Thu, 02/25/2021 - 15:12
Luxembourgish Scouts from both national Scout associations, FNEL and LGS, have won a prestigious European Citizen’s Prize for 2020. The award is besto
“Community involvement is one of the central pillars of our Scout Method, we got immediately active when the COVID-19 crisis hit our country in early
For almost four months, the Luxembourgish Scouts offered a range of emergency services to their community – from daily grocery shopping, running erran
“Overall, 900+ Scouts fulfilled over 6500 missions for vulnerable citizens. Thanks to our fast responsiveness and our flexible organisational structur
Over 40,000 hand-made masks were dispatched to over 50 social organisations country-wide and in addition to these two major projects, both Scouting as
“This award showcases again the selfless engagement of our Scouts in their local communities. It also shows the important role that we play in society

WSF Honorary Chairman congratulates Scouts

Submitted by NGooderson on Fri, 02/05/2021 - 12:59
His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Honorary Chairman of the World Scout Foundation, has congratulated Scouts worldwide on completing over 2 B

Scouts deliver over 2 BILLION service hours for SDGs

Submitted by NGooderson on Fri, 02/05/2021 - 10:38
Scouts have now contributed an astonishing 2 billion hours of community service through the Messengers of Peace Initiative to improve the sustainabili
“In this Decade of Action for the SDGs we need to accelerate community and youth-led solutions for sustainability over the next ten years if we are go
As the world adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Scout Movement continued its contribution towards the Global Goals through Scout
“Scouts for SDGs has helped to mobilise young people around the world into collective action to tackle some of the most pressing social, economic and
Through these efforts, Scouting is recognised globally as a vital force for humanitarian action and emergency response. During the COVID-19 pandemic,

Malaysian Rover Scouts support rescue efforts

Submitted by NGooderson on Tue, 01/19/2021 - 12:06
Rover Scouts in Malaysia have played a key role supporting local authorities in rescue efforts in response to severe rain and floods in the country si
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Côte d'Ivoire Scouts answer hospital volunteer call

Submitted by NGooderson on Thu, 02/04/2021 - 13:09
Over the New Year, Côte d’Ivoire Scouts from the Abijan-North Scout Area responded to an urgent call to volunteer at the University Hospital of Cocody
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Slovenien Scouts Recognised for Outstanding Achievements in Youth Sector

Submitted by NGooderson on Tue, 01/19/2021 - 08:51
The Scout Association of Slovenia, Taborniki, has received a national award for outstanding achievements in the youth sector. The award was annou
“The point of Ropotarnica is to bring Scouting to our members' homes” said Eva Bolha,  Chief Scout of the Scout Association of Slovenia.
The website has been visited more than 10,000 times and features over 140 different activities. It has succeeded in keeping the Scout unity and s

7 Scout actions that inspired us in 2020

Submitted by NGooderson on Fri, 12/18/2020 - 08:43
In a challenging year for us all, millions of Scouts showed their resilience and determination to create a better world. Discover World Scouting's
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In August, Scouts everywhere were in awe of the nearly 5,000 Lebanese Scouts who were among the first responders after a devastating explosion hit Bei
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In just 19 months, Anna-Christina met all Eagle Scout requirements: earning 21 badges, holding leadership positions for six months and completing a pr
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Scouts in different parts of Kenya mobilized since the start of the pandemic, to ensure their communities were informed and had everything they needed
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This year, World Scouting was thrilled to welcome 11,000 Afghan youth back to the Scout Movement. The Afghanistan National Scout Organization had a bu
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Greek Scouts have made great commitments to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their communities, with particular attention to e
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Scouting is offered all over the world, including in countries with conflict. We were constantly inspired by photos of Scouting in Syria, where Scout
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When workers became stranded in India's urban centres due to COVID-19 lockdowns, Scouts stepped in to help keep workers and their children happy and h

Czech Scouts partner with National Hotline Crisis Service

Submitted by NGooderson on Thu, 11/12/2020 - 13:58
Czech Scouts have partnered with the national hotline intervention service for seniors, to offer support to the elderly in over 135 towns across the c
“Scouts are highly trusted as a partner. The elderly do not easily trust any service due to previous fraudulent incidents. The Elpida team reached out
Professional emergency workers from Elpida collect requests over the hotline, which then get logged into a mobile application. All registered Scout vo
“All registered volunteers are our verified members. They should be between 18 and 60 years old, in good health and they are required to read through
Scout volunteers who dedicate their time and energy to support their communities in these challenging times often find the experience to be
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Split Scouts celebrate centenary by volunteering

Submitted by NGooderson on Thu, 11/12/2020 - 14:40
150 Scouts and other volunteers planted more than 3000 tree seedlings over the weekend of 7–8 November, on the slopes of Mosor in the Split settlement