Scouting is more than meetings and camping. It is the best value-based outdoors, experiential educational method for youth leadership learning and for being prepared for life decision-making (@ScoutmasterJose). #bepreparedforlife.
Resources to Help You Prove the Value of Scouting
Check out this one-page Does Scouting Work? infographic for a quick look at how Scouting builds positive character. This infographic pinpoints the four key take-aways from the study and its statistical findings. (Ref: Resources to Help You Prove the Value of Scouting)
17 Goals to Transform Our World Governments, businesses and civil society together with the United Nations have started to mobilize efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Agenda by 2030. Universal, inclusive and indivisible, the Agenda calls for action by all countries to improve the lives of people everywhere.In 2015, countries adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
In 2016, the Paris Agreement on climate change entered into force, addressing the need to limit the rise of global temperatures. Explore this site to find out more about the efforts of the UN and its partners to build a better world with no one left behind.
Source: Sustainable Development Goals: 17 Goals to Transform Our World
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Global Learning News is also a Messengers of Peace Project. One of the objectives is to expand the reach of this volunteers’ educational news agency to provide global learning resources. Scouts and Scouters around the globe are welcome to participate in this project and share new resources and their contribution to SDGs. #GlobalScouts
Why is Scouting important? was an open question to capture instant answers in a few sentences during 2016 Interamerican Scout Conference in Houston, Texas, USA. These are the Scout leaders who took this challenge. In another video the answers in Spanish. Video uploaded during the week of #ScoutConference in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Video link: https://youtu.be/C7VrM9htZbU
Sustainable Development Goals | United Nations
Sustainable Development Goals are 17 goals to transform our world. The challenge is to add them to our educational, professional, and personal goals.
On September 25th 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years.For the goals to be reached, everyone needs to do their part: governments, the private sector, civil society and people like you.Do you want to get involved? You can start by telling everyone about them. We’ve also put together a list of actions that you can take in your everyday life to contribute to a sustainable future.
List of actions to saving the world. Select one to start today. Share which one are you doing and why?
Source: Sustainable development goals – United Nations
Link: ScoutingAdventures.org – GlobalGoals
Source: International Day of Peace 21 September
Global Messengers of Peace. We ALL are Messengers of Peace. The Dalai Lama said today “On this International Day of Peace, we must remember that peace cannot come from prayer alone. It requires action”. . We say that we should Think Globally, Act Locally and Globally. As Global Messengers of Peace, we should work in our local communities and share what others are doing in their own communities. As Global Scouts we ALL should be involved as #MessengersOfPeace and share our service to other groups, students, and communities. We are expanding our #ScoutingAdventures to our students in college and universities. At the same time, we are sharing what other groups are doing to work for #GlobalPeace. We ALL are #GlobalMessengersOfPeace.