Peter Yoong planned a 2-year (December 2017 – November 2019) solo cycling tour around the world. As part of this trip, he will be raising funds for World Vision Malaysia and would like to seek your kind consideration in partnering with him by making a donation. All tour expenses will be fully self-funded, so all donations will be directed to World Vision Malaysia.
MASCI, the Italian Fellowship, has collected 33,000 signatures for a petition which they submitted to the Chamber of Deputies in Italy. The signatories of this petition refer to the principles enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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.
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.
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.
Anton Õunapuu (7 November 1887 – 2 April 1919) was the founder of the Boy Scouts in Estonia. He was buried on the Vändra Cemetry, 100 km from the capital of Talinn, on 9 April 1919. The Skautmaster gilde (Estonian Scout Masters), a new local Guild of young adults in the Estonia Fellowship organized on 29 April 2017 an excursion to the birthplace of the founder of the Estonian Scouting.