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Bulletin #6 is in the air!

Bulletin #6 has been published. Everytime I hear the phrase “Scouts of the World” the word „unity“ comes to my mind, simply because we have full potential to be the leading movement of unity on this Earth. It’s one world and one Scout Promise. We have already been brought together by our Promise, before we meet each other at the World Scout Moot, says Marta Magnúsdóttir, Chief Scout of Iceland and a participant at the World Scout Moot 2017. :: Read more

By |May 7th, 2017|Front Page|0 Comments

Save from harm #7

Safe from Harm The Safe from Harm (SfH) course is intended to ensure that the World Scout Moot is an abuse-free environment. All members of IST, CMT and MPT must complete SfH training prior to arrival. This includes participants, IST, as well as leaders of all sorts. The SfH course addresses the types of abuse that can occur at an event like the WSM, as well as aspects of the culture of the host country. As we all know, interpersonal communication can vary from culture to culture, and we need to understand that boundaries likewise vary between cultures. As such, this SfH online training course is intended to aid all participants in understanding the international environment in which they will be living in during the Moot, as well as to familiarize them with those basics of Icelandic culture and values they will need in order to cope with life in Iceland. The online training course will be available from March 2017. All members of the IST, CMT, and MPT are expected to complete the course before arrival at the Moot registration site, and to present a certificate of completion upon arrival. Should you have not completed the training prior to arrival, you will must complete it on site. For smooth entry to the World Scout Moot 2017, it is highly recommended that you complete the training course in advance. Our aim is to host a fantastic World Scout Moot, providing Scouts from all over the world with amazing experiences and memories for life. All of us, you and I included, share the responsibility of ensuring a World Scout Moot where all participants can enjoy a safe and respectful environment. Our vision is to host [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Safe from harm #2

Safe from Harm The Safe from Harm (SfH) course is intended to ensure that the World Scout Moot is an abuse-free environment. All members of IST, CMT and MPT must complete SfH training prior to arrival. This includes participants, IST, as well as leaders of all sorts. The SfH course addresses the types of abuse that can occur at an event like the WSM, as well as aspects of the culture of the host country. As we all know, interpersonal communication can vary from culture to culture, and we need to understand that boundaries likewise vary between cultures. As such, this SfH online training course is intended to aid all participants in understanding the international environment in which they will be living in during the Moot, as well as to familiarize them with those basics of Icelandic culture and values they will need in order to cope with life in Iceland. The online training course will be available from March 2017. All members of the IST, CMT, and MPT are expected to complete the course before arrival at the Moot registration site, and to present a certificate of completion upon arrival. Should you have not completed the training prior to arrival, you will must complete it on site. For smooth entry to the World Scout Moot 2017, it is highly recommended that you complete the training course in advance. Our aim is to host a fantastic World Scout Moot, providing Scouts from all over the world with amazing experiences and memories for life. All of us, you and I included, share the responsibility of ensuring a World Scout Moot where all participants can enjoy a safe and respectful environment. Our vision is to host [...]

By |April 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WSM 2017 logo

:: WSM 2017 logo :: WSM 2017 logo - english portrait :: WM 2017 logo - english landsace :: WSM 2017 logo - french portrait :: WSM 2017 logo - french landscape  

By |March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments