One month ago, in February of 2015, CASEGHA-USA also known as “L'Association des Scouts et Guides d'Haiti” in the USA, celebrated its 40th anniversary. The festivities which spread over a two day period started with a special mass on February the 21st officiated by Auxiliary Bishop, His Excellency Guy Sansaricq, who had been present at the original meeting of the founding members on February 21st, 1975 and by Reverend Father Hilaire Bélizaire, himself a former Boy Scout in Haiti.
1.News from individuals/groups/(sub)regions
2.Highlights from 27th ISGF World Conference
3.Annual reports 2013
4.ISGF membership fee raised
5.New ISGF items in shop
6.Update Central Branch membership
An International Friendship Award was presented recently to Chen Chin-Chu, member of ISGF Central Branch in Taiwan during an International Scout Camp in South Korea. He is a staff member of the Taiwan and Korean Leader Exchange Programme.
Marcio Randig from Brazil received a grant from ISGF J.S. Wilson Scholarship back in 2004.
Now he is the initiator to set up a National Scout and Guide Fellowship in Brazil and combined another visit in Europe to have a meeting in ISGF World Bureau in Brussels, Belgium.
Contents: Central Branch Newsletter 1, 2014
1. News from individuals/groups
2. Deadline World Conference extended
3. Annual reports 2013
4. Reduce costs on paper and postage
5. Update Central Branch membership
The Central Branch group of almost 100 members known by the name CASEGHA-USA (former Scouts and Guides from Haiti) had a rich program to celebrate the ISGF 60th anniversary on October 19, 2013.
Filiberto Yanes, contact person of the Central Branch group Scout y Guias Adultos de Venezuela (SGAV), assisted on July 13 with a famous religious festivity “The Dancing Devils of Yare" celebrated in San Francisco de Yare, Miranda state, Venezuela, on Corpus Christi day.
While on a tour through Nepal, the German couple Angela Ströter and Reinhard Osterfeld took the chance to get in touch with the Central Branch (CB) group in Nepal on 14 March 2013. Both are members of the local German Fellowship Cosmas and Damian in the city of Essen.
Leonardo Villagrán , Vice Chairman of Central Branch group FASGU – Fraternidad de Antiguos Scouts y Guias del Uruguay, visited Portugal during his holidays and meet with Midá Rodrigues, Chairman of ISGF.