Some sixty persons of the Paris region coming from the five associations members of the French National Scout and Guide Fellowship, FAAS, met on 21st October 2012 to celebrate Fellowship Day. Some other celebrations of this Fellowship Day occurred in different places in France.
Camille Bolou, President of the National Scout and Guide Fellowship (NSGF) of Ivory Coast gave by phone to Martine Levy (former chairman of ISGF World Committee) the following information: the UNHCR in Ivory Coast asked the NSGF of Ivory Coast to help the refugees who were fleeing Abidjan during the bloody events of spring 2011.
Situated at the border of Tanzania, in the East of Burundi, in the region of Cankuzo, Cendajuru, Twinkwavu et Nyamugari are three among the many villages, the most remote and the less accessible of the country. The “forgotten” of this beautiful Burundi.
Less than 8 days ! The last step ! The last preparations!
The mission, very limited, composed of 2 members of the NSGF of France, Simone and Martine, will leave for Burundi on the 27th November. The stay will last until the 10th December.
2009 at the ISGF sub regional gatherings:
The Southern Europe and the MED were recently held in Tavira (Portugal). During these sub regional gatherings, the members of the World Committee participating promoted the ISGF-UNHCR partnership operation: “Cendajuru project in Burundi: schooling of child refugees”.
|Curaçao, Neth. Antilles||82,50|
|United Kingdom TG||312,86|
|Regional gathering Mediterranean||400,00|
|Regional gathering Western Europe||100,00|
|Europe Conference, Cyprus||512,00|
In 2007, the International Scout and Guide Fellowship (ISGF) signed a partnership agreement with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). In 2009, you are invited to take action in collaboration with the UNHCR project.
Support schools in the village of Cendajuru, in the province of Cancuzo, Burundi
On the 27th June 2008, during the annual meeting with the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs', the head of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), António Guterres, reminded us of the importance of partnerships with NGOs.
The International Scout and Guide Fellowship (ISGF) signed, in 2007, a Partnership Agreement with the UNHCR; therefore it has a role to play - each of its members in his/her country. All that is possible to do has to be done to open the doors of the National Representations.
In France, the National Scout and Guide Fellowship (NSGF) worked with the UNHCR National Representation to prepare the World Refugee Day of the 20th June 2008 and considered what follow up might be proposed, on a wider scale, to the other members of ISGF.