Memorandum of Understanding with the Millennium Development Campaign
Scouting and the United Nations call upon the youth of the world - In Rome, on 22 April 2005, the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Millennium Campaign.
The United Nations were represented by Ms. Eveline Herfkens, Executive Coordinator of the Millennium Campaign; Dr. Eduardo Missoni, WOSM’s Secretary General, co-signed the agreement which establishes a programme between WOSM and UN aimed at helping young people to become more aware of development issues. On the same occasion, WOSM officially launched its "Youth of the World" campaign. Dr. Marie-Louise Correa, Chairman of the World Scout Committee, opened the signing ceremony in the presence of His Majesty The King of Sweden, Honorary Chairman of the World Scout Foundation, and Mr. Walter Veltroni, the Mayor of Rome. (May 2005)