New Chairman elected at Copernicia, Curacao. Copernicia, the Scout and Guide Fellowship in Curacao announced that Solange Lopez, succeeded Glenda Dania as Chairman who stepped down from her role. It was decided at the Annual General Meeting held on 20 March 2016.
World Committee member Alf Runar Bakke represented ISGF at the combined 15th WAGGGS and 22nd WOSM European Conference at Melsomvik, Norway, 17-21 June 2016. Ivan Chetwynd, journalist for the St Georg Newsletter of NSGF Norway met him there.
On May 2, 2016, in Genoa there was a big party. Representatives from all Guides and Scouts organizations of Italy, both young and adults, celebrated the centenary of the Italian Catholic Scouting.
The annual meeting of the National Scout and Guide Fellowship of the United Kingdom (NSGF UK) was held on 11 April 2016 in the town of Eastbourne, a seaside resort situated in the county of East Sussex on the south coast of England.
The International Women’s Day in Libya on March 20, 2016 was not forgotten by the Local Fellowship of Tripoli, member of the Association of the Libyan Scouts and Guides Pioneers.
Taking advantage of the good weather, the Bangladesh Scout and Guide Fellowship held a picnic for its members recently on 12th February 2016.
About 2000 guides and scouts were together in Vienna, Austria from 11th – 12th December in the Roman Catholic church (Pfarrkirche Neusimmering) to receive the Peace Light from Bethlehem with the motto: Give Hope – Find Peace.