On the 3rd May 2018, the National Scout and Guide Fellowship of Italy, the MASCI, held a seminar on ‘Human Rights’ at the Villa Lubin in Roma. During the seminar, several prominent keynote speakers took the floor to address the institutional, the environmental and the social and economic migration while highlighting the challenges the migrants must cope with.
Members of the Fellowship of Former Scouts and Guides Malaysia (FOFSAG) collected used stamps for the ISGF Stamp Bank. On the photo they handed over these stamps to the Vice-Chairman of ISGF World Committee, Zalillah Mohd Taib who will take care of these stamps.
Contents: Central Branch Newsletter 1, 2018
1. News from individuals/groups/(sub)regions
2. Information upcoming events
3. News from World Bureau
4. Annual reports 2017 CB groups
5. Update Central Branch membership
On May 2nd, 2018 Mr. Milod Klila, National President of the Association of the Libyan Scouts and Guides Pioneers, awarded scouting founding member Mr. Abdelgader Ghowga with the Wafa Scarf (loyalty Scarf).
The Central Branch group “Fraternidad de Antiguos Scouts y Guias del Uruguay” (FASGU) celebrated St George’s Day on April 26 instead of 23 April as on that day there was a national public holiday in Uruguay.
On Sunday 15 April 2018, the local NSGF of Curaçao – Copernicia - held their monthly meeting. During this meeting we said goodbye to two members who served four years in the board. Four other members were welcomed with a very short but impressive ceremony.
On March 27, 2018 the Association of the Libyan Scouts and Guides Pioneers in Tripoli had a get together with the families of their beloved deceased Scouting founding members.
Yoshie Lee from Taiwan who is member of ISGF Central Branch since 2012, recently received the Silver Wolf Award from the Scouts of China/Taiwan.
The Austrian Scout Stamp Collector's Guild (ÖPBSG) celebrated its 70th anniversary on 10 March 2018. At the beginning of this memorable day there was a special post office from 10.00 to 14.00 o'clock with a Philatelic day of the Austrian post office in the premises of the scout museum in Vienna.
The Scouting Volunteer Association of Turkey celebrated their Founders/World Thinking Day on the weekend of 24/25 February 2018. Almost 300 members and guests attended the event.