News and Stories

Show filters
Interamerican Scouts gather on stage with flags from their respective countries
World Scout Bureau

More than 180 leaders from 32 countries of the Americas meet in Paraguay for the 28th Interamerican Scout Conference, in which decisions will be made for the future of young Scouts throughout the Region.

3 minutes
Participants at the 18th Africa Scout Conference
© World Scout Bureau / Africa Region

Over 150 delegates from 37 National Scout Organizations in the Africa Region are meeting for the 18th Africa Scout Conference to shape the region’s policy and strategy for the next three years.

4 minutes

Chay Hong Leng from Singapore has been awarded the Bronze Wolf for his outstanding contributions to the Scout Movement that have strengthened membership, and promoted good governance and quality Scouting. 

3 minutes

Craig Turpie from the United Kingdom has been honoured with the prestigious Bronze Wolf Award for his decades of service to Scouting and for acting as a champion for youth involvement, promoting diversity and inclusion, and instilling greater unity...

4 minutes

Scouts across Africa commemorated the Africa Scout Day under the theme of “ultimate reconnection”, providing an opportunity for Scouts to come together again, virtually and in-person, after more than two years of staying apart due to restrictions to...

5 minutes

During the 18th Africa Scout Conference, four (4) of the eight (8) current members of the Africa Scout Committee will have completed their term which started in 2012. The retiring members are:

  1. Mr. Victor Atipagah (Ghana)
  2. Mr. Sanda...
9 minutes

The 9th Africa Scout Youth Forum will take place from 21-23 August 2022 while the 18th Africa Scout Conference will take place from 25–28 in Nairobi, Kenya. The actual venues will be announced as soon as they are confirmed. Youth Forum participants...

5 minutes

World Scouting is pleased to announce that it has joined as the newest member of Accountable Now, a cross-sectoral platform of international civil society organisations working to improve accountability practices through comprehensive reporting and...

3 minutes

Over 700 young leaders representing 163 National Scout Organizations will gather for the 14th World Scout Youth Forum which is taking place virtually from 18-22 August for the first time in the Scout Movement’s history. The event will be the largest...

6 minutes

The first 2020 Messengers of Peace Taiwan-Local Coordinators Training was held on 29 August 2020 by The General Association of the Scouts of China in cooperation with the Hualien Scout Council.

Leading the event was MoP NSO Coordinator Sherman Sheng...

2 minutes

Scouting around the world is experiencing an unprecedented challenge and heightened uncertainty caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Today, more than ever, we need to work together in supporting the continued growth of Scouting to engage more...

4 minutes

The European Scout Region organised an energetic and dynamic series of online gatherings throughout the month of May 2020. A group of regional volunteers, committee and WSB staff members co-created a compelling calendar of events. The calendar...

22 minutes

Manila, Philippines, 2 May 2020 - The Ten Outstanding Boy Scouts of the Philippines Association (TOBSPA) has officially launched the applications for the very first TOBSPA Online Youth Parliament on Friday, May 1.


The TOBSPA Online Youth Parliament...

5 minutes

4 October 2019, Nairobi: Scout Leaders from the National Scout Organisations (NSOs) of Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, and Sao Tome and Principe are undergoing a four-day Capacity Strengthening workshop that aims to equip them with the...

3 minutes