Contents: Central Branch Newsletter 2, 2017
1. News from individuals/groups/(sub)regions
2. Information upcoming events
3. News from World Bureau
4. News from 28th ISGF World Conference
5. Update Central Branch membership
As part of their Golden Jubilee the NSGF of Germany and the Central Guild were honored for their linking work with all German Scout and Guide Associations despite if they are member of WAGGGS or WOSM or not. They received a brass memorial tablet plaque with the image of Lord Baden-Powell from the Pfadfinder Hilfsfond, an organization who support scouts in many ways.
The "Störtebeker" Guild from Verden, Germany and the Danish Guild Harvejen from Vejen/Grindsted have a partnership. Every year the members of the Guilds meet either in Germany or in Denmark. This year it was their 26th meeting in Germany.
Members of the Nepal Scout and Guide Fellowship (NSGF) supported the 3rd Regional Scout Jamboree held in Biratnagar mid October 2017. This city is the 4th biggest city in Nepal which is located in the South East. More than 2000 Scouts and Guides participated.
On the photo from left to right: World Committee 2017 – 2020:
Vice-chairman Zalillah MOHD TAIB (Malaysia), Elin RICHARDS (Iceland), Mario BERTAGNOLIO (Italy), Vice-chairman Wahid LABIDI (Tunisia), Chairman Mathius LUKWAGO (Uganda) and Runar BAKKE (Norway)
The NSGF Denmark, Sct. Georgs Gilderne I Danmark, had its general assembly in Fredericia from 23rd to 24th September 2017. A new Board was elected for the period of two years.
Twinning is something wonderful that should happen even without using modern tools. On 22 July 2017 two Twinning Guilds celebrated more than 20 years of Twinning.
On 12th August three members of the Nepal Scout and Guide Fellowship supported people with special needs to have their eye checkup at a free eye clinic.
The 15th World Scout Moot has been held in Iceland from 25th July to 2nd August 2017. It is an official event of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), hosted and organized by the Icelandic Boy and Girl Scout Association, for young people aged between 18 and 25 inclusive.