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Report IAG General Assembly, Brussels 14 April 2024

iag meeting 140424 3The General Assembly of the International Ambassadors Guild for the year 2024 was held in Brussels, on Sunday 14 April 2024, at 2.00 pm. at "Les scouts pluralists" next to the former ISGF headquarters, Avenue de la Porte de Hal, 38 B-1060.
The members of the Board present were Nana Gentimi , Bjorg Walstad, Anthony Florizoone, Elin Richards , the Chairman of the ISGF World Committee, ex - officio member. Jane Wardropper was connected by Zoom. Four members of the GA were also present: Jean-Luc De Paepe, Anton Penneman, Margarita Garcia Arrizabalaga, Angela Dernbach while 5 members sent a proxy. Also 4 IAG members (Pierre Decoene, Roselyne Daenens, Faouzia Kchouk, Helen Watson and Lucile de Henau) were present as observers. The Minutes of the 2023 General Assembly, the Report 2023 and the Financial Report 2023 were presented and approved.

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St George's Day - 23 April 2024

st george 2024Celebrating St. George's Day with Unity and Purpose.

As members of the International Scout and Guide Fellowship, we come together on this auspicious occasion of St. George's Day to celebrate the values of courage, service, and community that define our Fellowship.
St. George, the patron saint of scouting, epitomizes the ideals of bravery and selflessness. His legendary act of courage is a reminder of the power of determination and resilience in the face of adversity.

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School uniforms for Zambia

project dk zambia 04Sonderjyllands District is a regional part under Sct. Georgs Gildet, NSGF in Danmark. For some years they have a friendly connection to Gina Chiwela and Mary Nambela from the National Guide and Scout Fellowship of Zambia in Lusaka.
Some years ago, we collected yarn and knitting needles which was sent in 2 big boxes with a total of 200 kilos to Lusaka. The purpose was to learn the girls in the schools to knit. It was there where we learned about the vulnerable children on three schools. NSGF Denmark supported as much as they could – but we learned that school uniforms were a huge problem.

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22 February 2024

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Founder’s Day / Thinking Day message 2024

It was in the year 1857 that everything would start. All of us in the Scout and Guide family can say that we are very lucky in having Baden-Powell in our life. Who would have thought that a person born in the 19th century would still be so up-to-date to our present days? I know that this day is a day of celebration and happy birthday to us all, but the world is going thru a lot of tense moments and more than ever, Scouting and Guiding are being put to the proof… nations are at war just around the corner, people are fleeing from their countries putting their lives at risk.

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11th Central Europe conference in Nitra, Slovakia

2024 logo cesr conference nitraOn behalf of the National Scout and Fellowship of Slovakia, you are welcome to come to the ancient Nitra, the cradle of Christianity in Europe.
An interesting program has been organized for you in the historical part of Nitra, such as the medieval Nitra castle and the bishop's palace, where the bishop still resides today. You will certainly visit the national stud farm in Topoľčianki and the mansion, which was once the summer residence of the President of the Czechoslovak republic and more cultural and historical interested things.

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Antiguos Scouts y Guias de Cuba support to Scouting

camporee miami 03On January 19 to 21, 2024, as it is traditional, at the “Picnic Ground Carlos J. Arboleya”, at Miami Dade County, USA was celebrated the LIII Camporee Lincoln-Martí, with the participation of 14 Units of the South Florida Local Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). This year was the LIII Camporee and our Association of “Antiguos Scouts y Guías de Cuba” were there with our Museum as we are doing during the last 16 years.

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Assistant content manager needed for ISGF Website

joomla content smallIf you are seeking a volunteer opportunity, you may find the following request intriguing.

Your primary tasks as assistant content manager will include editing incoming articles, adding content to the website, and setting up webpages. In the future, as you become integrated into this role, there may be an opportunity to replace the content manager, Leny Doelman, who has been the content manager of the ISGF website since its inception in 2008.

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Best wishes 2024

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The World bureau will be closed from 25th to 29th December 2023

New Year’s message 2024

Dear members,

Yet another year now 2023 is coming to an end.
We are told this has been the hottest year ever on earth and certainly there have been natural challenges in every corner of our planet. Heavy storms, fires, floods, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, dryness and the human population has not yet learned to live in peace.

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