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42th World Scout Conference and 14th World Scout Youth Forum 202142th World Scout Conference and 14th World Scout Youth Forum 2021

42th World Scout Conference and 14th World Scout Youth Forum 2021

Three young boy scout are cooking under a tree during a camp.Three young boy scout are cooking under a tree during a camp.

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Solomond Island became WOSM member in 2021Solomond Island became WOSM member in 2021

Solomond Island

Jamboree on the Air and Jamboree on Internet JOTA-JOTI is an annual event when Scouts and Guides all over the world make contact with each other by means of Radio (JOTA) or the Internet (JOTI).Jamboree on the Air and Jamboree on Internet JOTA-JOTI is an annual event when Scouts and Guides all over the world make contact with each other by means of Radio (JOTA) or the Internet (JOTI).

JOTA - JOTI

Jamboree On The Air - Jamboree On The Internet (JOTA-JOTI) is an event that enables Scouts (and Guides) from all over the world to meet, even though they might not be in the same geographical location. JOTA-JOTI uses Amateur Radio and the Internet. JOTA-JOTI is the largest Scouting event in the world.

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World Scout Photo Contest 2014Messenger of Peace, 
World Scout Photo Contest 2014

Photo Contest

Photos submitted from Scout Around the World during annual Photo Contest

Jamboree on the Air & Jamboree on the Internet 2020 (JOTA-JOTI ) Worldwide activitiesJamboree on the Air & Jamboree on the Internet 2020 (JOTA-JOTI ) Worldwide activities

JOTA JOTI 2020

Worldwide Activities during the Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) and Jamboree on Internet (JOTI) 2020

9th World Scout Jamboree – 1957
Sutton Park, England, 1957. The Jubilee Jamboree celebrating Scouting's 50th anniversary. Over 30,000 Scouts from 80 countries were present. First to incorporate a Rover Moot and an Indaba. The year of B-P's centenary. An amateur radio station operated from camp. A Scout from Pakistan hiked all the way. There was a 24-page camp newspaper, "Jubilee Journal". And then, traditonally one might say, there was the night of the great storm - "Jamborain". An obelisk was erected at Sutton Park to commemorate this anniversary of Scouting.9th World Scout Jamboree – 1957
Sutton Park, England, 1957. The Jubilee Jamboree celebrating Scouting's 50th anniversary. Over 30,000 Scouts from 80 countries were present. First to incorporate a Rover Moot and an Indaba. The year of B-P's centenary. An amateur radio station operated from camp. A Scout from Pakistan hiked all the way. There was a 24-page camp newspaper, "Jubilee Journal". And then, traditonally one might say, there was the night of the great storm - "Jamborain". An obelisk was erected at Sutton Park to commemorate this anniversary of Scouting.

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Baden Powell et la corne, 1929Baden Powell et la corne, 1929

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Team Building at KISCTeam Building at KISC

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Sub-camp life in the end of the day in Foxtrot, the most remote of all sub-camps at the 24th World Scout Jamboree.Sub-camp life in the end of the day in Foxtrot, the most remote of all sub-camps at the 24th World Scout Jamboree.

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24th World Scout Jamboree, North America 2019

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24th World Scout Jamboree, North America 2019

Millions of Scout volunteers are actively supporting the response to fight COVID-19 by helping the authorities and early responders; launching awareness campaigns and initiatives to support young people, with a special focus on mental health.Millions of Scout volunteers are actively supporting the response to fight COVID-19 by helping the authorities and early responders; launching awareness campaigns and initiatives to support young people, with a special focus on mental health.

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Millions of Scout volunteers are actively supporting the response to fight COVID-19

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TICKET TO LIFE is a flagship project currently being implemented by the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. This project integrates street children to society, through ScoutingTICKET TO LIFE is a flagship project currently being implemented by the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. This project integrates street children to society, through Scouting

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25th World Scout Jamboree -  Korea 2023

25th World Scout Jamboree - Korea 2023

25th World Scout Jamboree -  Korea 2023

25th World Scout Jamboree - Korea 2023

18th World Scout Jamboree – Holland 1995

Flevoland (Holland), the Netherlands, 1995, 28,960 participants and staff from 166 countries and territories, including 34 countries where Scouting is starting or restarting. This representation of countries is the largest ever. Theme: "Future is Now". Highlights: Jamboree Friendship Award, Inter-religious ceremony on violence and peace, 2nd Global Development Village (GDV) with the support of Scout associations, NGOs and UN specialized agencies, in particular UNHCR and UNICEF. Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations by a Scout Forum and
communication by satellite with UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. The event was officially opened by H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and her husband Prince Claus. The Jamboree was visited by H.M. the King of Sweden, Princess Basma of Jordan and Mrs. Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, who inaugurated the Global Development Village.18th World Scout Jamboree – Holland 1995

Flevoland (Holland), the Netherlands, 1995, 28,960 participants and staff from 166 countries and territories, including 34 countries where Scouting is starting or restarting. This representation of countries is the largest ever. Theme: "Future is Now". Highlights: Jamboree Friendship Award, Inter-religious ceremony on violence and peace, 2nd Global Development Village (GDV) with the support of Scout associations, NGOs and UN specialized agencies, in particular UNHCR and UNICEF. Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations by a Scout Forum and
communication by satellite with UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. The event was officially opened by H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and her husband Prince Claus. The Jamboree was visited by H.M. the King of Sweden, Princess Basma of Jordan and Mrs. Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, who inaugurated the Global Development Village.

18th World Scout Jamboree – Holland 1995 Flevoland (Holland), the Netherlands, 1995, 28,960 participants and staff from 166 countries and territories, including 34 countries where Scouting is starting or restarting. This representation of countries is the largest ever. Theme: "Future is Now". Highlights: Jamboree Friendship Award, Inter-religious ceremony on violence and peace, 2nd Global Development Village (GDV) with the support of Scout associations, NGOs and UN specialized agencies, in particular UNHCR and UNICEF. Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations by a Scout Forum and communication by satellite with UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. The event was officially opened by H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and her husband Prince Claus. The Jamboree was visited by H.M. the King of Sweden, Princess Basma of Jordan and Mrs. Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, who inaugurated the Global Development Village.

23rd World Scout Jambore -  Japan 2015

23rd World Scout Jambore - Japan 2015

25th World Scout Jamboree -  Korea 202325th World Scout Jamboree -  Korea 2023

25th World Scout Jamboree - Korea 2023

24th World Scout Jamboree -  North America 201924th World Scout Jamboree -  North America 2019

24th World Scout Jamboree - North America 2019

22nd World Scout Jamboree – Sweden 2011

22nd World Scout Jamboree – Sweden 2011

23rd World Scout Jambore -  Japan 201523rd World Scout Jambore -  Japan 2015

23rd World Scout Jambore - Japan 2015

23rd World Scout Jambore -  Japan 2015

23rd World Scout Jambore - Japan 2015

21st World Scout Jamboree – UK 2007

The 21st World Scout Jamboree marked the Centenary of Scouting, with 37,868 Scouts attending from 162 countries and territories.

21st World Scout Jamboree – UK 2007 The 21st World Scout Jamboree marked the Centenary of Scouting, with 37,868 Scouts attending from 162 countries and territories.

22nd World Scout Jamboree – Sweden 2011

22nd World Scout Jamboree – Sweden 2011

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22nd World Scout Jamboree – Sweden 2011

21st World Scout Jamboree – UK 2007

The 21st World Scout Jamboree marked the Centenary of Scouting, with 37,868 Scouts attending from 162 countries and territories.21st World Scout Jamboree – UK 2007

The 21st World Scout Jamboree marked the Centenary of Scouting, with 37,868 Scouts attending from 162 countries and territories.

21st World Scout Jamboree – UK 2007 The 21st World Scout Jamboree marked the Centenary of Scouting, with 37,868 Scouts attending from 162 countries and territories.

20th World Scout Jamboree – Thailand 2002-2003

The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures. A very busy programme of activities offered lots of fun, opportunities to develop new skills, make new friends, and to help people in nearby communities.
A large Global Development Village (GDV) run by 50 organizations provided the forum to learn about issues around the world. UNESCO Director General, Koichiro Matsuura, inaugurated the GDV. Other highlights included the Crossroads of Cultures, Face the Waves, Our Heritage, Exploring Nature, City of Science, Community Action Day, and Tournaments. A record number of 12 religions conducted services during this holiday period, and nearly 80 percent of the participants attended the Inter-religious service on the 1st of January.
Operation Sattahip helped fund the participation of 247 Scouts from 93 developing countries, thanks to money contributed by the Jamboree fees, and several Scout associations.

20th World Scout Jamboree – Thailand 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures. A very busy programme of activities offered lots of fun, opportunities to develop new skills, make new friends, and to help people in nearby communities. A large Global Development Village (GDV) run by 50 organizations provided the forum to learn about issues around the world. UNESCO Director General, Koichiro Matsuura, inaugurated the GDV. Other highlights included the Crossroads of Cultures, Face the Waves, Our Heritage, Exploring Nature, City of Science, Community Action Day, and Tournaments. A record number of 12 religions conducted services during this holiday period, and nearly 80 percent of the participants attended the Inter-religious service on the 1st of January. Operation Sattahip helped fund the participation of 247 Scouts from 93 developing countries, thanks to money contributed by the Jamboree fees, and several Scout associations.

21st World Scout Jamboree – UK 2007

The 21st World Scout Jamboree marked the Centenary of Scouting, with 37,868 Scouts attending from 162 countries and territories.

21st World Scout Jamboree – UK 2007 The 21st World Scout Jamboree marked the Centenary of Scouting, with 37,868 Scouts attending from 162 countries and territories.

20th World Scout Jamboree – Thailand 2002-2003

The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures. A very busy programme of activities offered lots of fun, opportunities to develop new skills, make new friends, and to help people in nearby communities.
A large Global Development Village (GDV) run by 50 organizations provided the forum to learn about issues around the world. UNESCO Director General, Koichiro Matsuura, inaugurated the GDV. Other highlights included the Crossroads of Cultures, Face the Waves, Our Heritage, Exploring Nature, City of Science, Community Action Day, and Tournaments. A record number of 12 religions conducted services during this holiday period, and nearly 80 percent of the participants attended the Inter-religious service on the 1st of January.
Operation Sattahip helped fund the participation of 247 Scouts from 93 developing countries, thanks to money contributed by the Jamboree fees, and several Scout associations.20th World Scout Jamboree – Thailand 2002-2003

The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures. A very busy programme of activities offered lots of fun, opportunities to develop new skills, make new friends, and to help people in nearby communities.
A large Global Development Village (GDV) run by 50 organizations provided the forum to learn about issues around the world. UNESCO Director General, Koichiro Matsuura, inaugurated the GDV. Other highlights included the Crossroads of Cultures, Face the Waves, Our Heritage, Exploring Nature, City of Science, Community Action Day, and Tournaments. A record number of 12 religions conducted services during this holiday period, and nearly 80 percent of the participants attended the Inter-religious service on the 1st of January.
Operation Sattahip helped fund the participation of 247 Scouts from 93 developing countries, thanks to money contributed by the Jamboree fees, and several Scout associations.

20th World Scout Jamboree – Thailand 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures. A very busy programme of activities offered lots of fun, opportunities to develop new skills, make new friends, and to help people in nearby communities. A large Global Development Village (GDV) run by 50 organizations provided the forum to learn about issues around the world. UNESCO Director General, Koichiro Matsuura, inaugurated the GDV. Other highlights included the Crossroads of Cultures, Face the Waves, Our Heritage, Exploring Nature, City of Science, Community Action Day, and Tournaments. A record number of 12 religions conducted services during this holiday period, and nearly 80 percent of the participants attended the Inter-religious service on the 1st of January. Operation Sattahip helped fund the participation of 247 Scouts from 93 developing countries, thanks to money contributed by the Jamboree fees, and several Scout associations.

20th World Scout Jamboree – Thailand 2002-2003

The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures. A very busy programme of activities offered lots of fun, opportunities to develop new skills, make new friends, and to help people in nearby communities.
A large Global Development Village (GDV) run by 50 organizations provided the forum to learn about issues around the world. UNESCO Director General, Koichiro Matsuura, inaugurated the GDV. Other highlights included the Crossroads of Cultures, Face the Waves, Our Heritage, Exploring Nature, City of Science, Community Action Day, and Tournaments. A record number of 12 religions conducted services during this holiday period, and nearly 80 percent of the participants attended the Inter-religious service on the 1st of January.
Operation Sattahip helped fund the participation of 247 Scouts from 93 developing countries, thanks to money contributed by the Jamboree fees, and several Scout associations.

20th World Scout Jamboree – Thailand 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures. A very busy programme of activities offered lots of fun, opportunities to develop new skills, make new friends, and to help people in nearby communities. A large Global Development Village (GDV) run by 50 organizations provided the forum to learn about issues around the world. UNESCO Director General, Koichiro Matsuura, inaugurated the GDV. Other highlights included the Crossroads of Cultures, Face the Waves, Our Heritage, Exploring Nature, City of Science, Community Action Day, and Tournaments. A record number of 12 religions conducted services during this holiday period, and nearly 80 percent of the participants attended the Inter-religious service on the 1st of January. Operation Sattahip helped fund the participation of 247 Scouts from 93 developing countries, thanks to money contributed by the Jamboree fees, and several Scout associations.

19th World Scout Jamboree – Chile 1998-1999

Picarquin, Chile, 1998-99. The Andean foothills served as a backdrop for the first World Scout Jamboree ever held in Latin America, and the last Jamboree of the century. It was officially opened by Chilean President Eduardo Frei. 31,000 Scouts, leaders and staff from 157 countries and territories attended. The theme "Building Peace Together" was reinforced by the 3rd Global Development Village which was bigger and better than ever with the involvement of 11 United Nations agencies, and by the signing of an anti-personnel land mine agreement between Handicap International and World Scouting. This was a Jamboree that emphasized the education of Scouts about the world and its problems and it demonstrated how Scouts can and do make a difference.

19th World Scout Jamboree – Chile 1998-1999 Picarquin, Chile, 1998-99. The Andean foothills served as a backdrop for the first World Scout Jamboree ever held in Latin America, and the last Jamboree of the century. It was officially opened by Chilean President Eduardo Frei. 31,000 Scouts, leaders and staff from 157 countries and territories attended. The theme "Building Peace Together" was reinforced by the 3rd Global Development Village which was bigger and better than ever with the involvement of 11 United Nations agencies, and by the signing of an anti-personnel land mine agreement between Handicap International and World Scouting. This was a Jamboree that emphasized the education of Scouts about the world and its problems and it demonstrated how Scouts can and do make a difference.

19th World Scout Jamboree – Chile 1998-1999

Picarquin, Chile, 1998-99. The Andean foothills served as a backdrop for the first World Scout Jamboree ever held in Latin America, and the last Jamboree of the century. It was officially opened by Chilean President Eduardo Frei. 31,000 Scouts, leaders and staff from 157 countries and territories attended. The theme "Building Peace Together" was reinforced by the 3rd Global Development Village which was bigger and better than ever with the involvement of 11 United Nations agencies, and by the signing of an anti-personnel land mine agreement between Handicap International and World Scouting. This was a Jamboree that emphasized the education of Scouts about the world and its problems and it demonstrated how Scouts can and do make a difference.19th World Scout Jamboree – Chile 1998-1999

Picarquin, Chile, 1998-99. The Andean foothills served as a backdrop for the first World Scout Jamboree ever held in Latin America, and the last Jamboree of the century. It was officially opened by Chilean President Eduardo Frei. 31,000 Scouts, leaders and staff from 157 countries and territories attended. The theme "Building Peace Together" was reinforced by the 3rd Global Development Village which was bigger and better than ever with the involvement of 11 United Nations agencies, and by the signing of an anti-personnel land mine agreement between Handicap International and World Scouting. This was a Jamboree that emphasized the education of Scouts about the world and its problems and it demonstrated how Scouts can and do make a difference.

19th World Scout Jamboree – Chile 1998-1999 Picarquin, Chile, 1998-99. The Andean foothills served as a backdrop for the first World Scout Jamboree ever held in Latin America, and the last Jamboree of the century. It was officially opened by Chilean President Eduardo Frei. 31,000 Scouts, leaders and staff from 157 countries and territories attended. The theme "Building Peace Together" was reinforced by the 3rd Global Development Village which was bigger and better than ever with the involvement of 11 United Nations agencies, and by the signing of an anti-personnel land mine agreement between Handicap International and World Scouting. This was a Jamboree that emphasized the education of Scouts about the world and its problems and it demonstrated how Scouts can and do make a difference.