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29th ISGF World Conference 2020 postponed

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Warm Greetings from the ISGF World Committee and the World Bureau. We are facing a health crisis unlike any in the 75-year history. The COVID-19 Pandemic has rapidly covered the globe according to the last updates.

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Cultural heritage included in Anniversary Libya Scouting Movement

2020 libya anniversary 01The Libyan Scouting movement held her 66th anniversary on 22 February 2020.

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Official statement ISGF World Committee and Host Committee 29th World Conference

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Dear friends,
As you may already know, COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the coronavirus discovered in China a few months ago, and previously unknown. For the ISGF World Committee and for the Organizing Committee of the 29th World Conference MADRID 2020, the health and safety of each and every participant in the Conference is our top priority.
For this reason, on Saturday 14 March 2020, an online meeting was held during World Committee meeting in which it was agreed, among other things, to monitor the evolution of this pandemic over the coming weeks. At all times we will follow the recommendations and directions of the Government of Spain.

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B-P Guild UK supported environmental project on 22 February

2020 founders day uk 01On 22nd February the Leigh Explorer Scout Unit with the help of Guild member Stuart Diplock are seen here planting new hedging around the perimeter of a coppice.

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NSGF Iceland celebrated 22 February together with Scouting

2020 foundersday iceland 01In Iceland the 22nd of February was celebrated in Gardabaer where members of National Scout and Guide Fellowship Iceland came together with 200 Scouts.

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Founders Day/World Thinking Day celebrated in India with a unique and noble purpose

2020 india 22feb 01Mother & Child Wellness project was launched on the worldwide celebrated Founders Day/World Thinking Day by Mrs Rema Menon, Vice President of the Maharashtra State Indian Scout and Guide Fellowship, an accomplished mother, an eminent educationist and a mother of two very accomplished daughters. The programme was jointly organised with the Chatrapati Shivaji Vidyalaya, a prominent school in the Asia's biggest Dharavi slum area in Mumbai.

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Adult Scouts present at Lincoln Marti Camporee, Miami, USA

2020 usa cuba camporee 01Members of the Asociacion Adultos Scouts y Guias de Cuba (AASGC) were present at the 50th Golden anniversary of the Lincoln-Marti Camporee.

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New local Guild accepted in NSGF Germany

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The National Scout and Guide Fellowship in Germany called Verband Deutscher Altpfadfindergilden e.V. (VDAPG) is one guild richer, the Noah’s Guild.
During a service held by the parish of Schaag /Nettetal, Germany in the church of St. Anna, "Noah's Guild" was ceremonially welcomed by Helmut Reitberger, the chairman of the VDAPG. 

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Central Branch group Brazil present themselves at JamCam 2020

2020 jamcam 03JamCam took place in Foz Do Iguaçu, Brazil. The event comprised the16th Interamerican Scout Jamboree and 3rd Interamerican Scout Camporee. It was held from 4 to 10 January 2020 with eight thousand participants from 21 countries. There were mascots Tuko (toucan), Guany (iguana) and Amber (fox), which represented South, Central and North America respectively. The city of Foz do Iguaçu is famous for being close to the border with Paraguay and Argentina, as well as it possesses natural attractions such as Iguazu Falls and the Bird’s Park. The theme was: “America: Continent of Diversity”

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Pre-tour World Conference organized by Portugal

fatimaSome participants have asked the Portuguese delegation if it would be possible to make a pre-tour to Fatima, a Catholic pilgrimage site. The National Fellowship of Portugal, Federação de Escoteiros e Guias Adultos (FEGA) agreed to organize a pre-tour.

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