Decision-Making

Draft Resolutions

Draft Resolutions

Influencing the future of Scouting

Draft Resolutions are decisions that are proposed to the World Scout Conference which direct the future of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. Participants of the Conference and Youth Forum have the opportunity to discuss the proposals, and then Member Organizations vote on the Draft Resolutions at the Conference.

Draft Resolutions

Share your feedback

Delegations can share their feedback and ideas for potential amendments to the Draft Resolutions with other participants by using the collaboration tools.

These Draft Resolutions are proposed by the World Scout Committee and Member Organizations.

Draft Resolutions

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Draft Resolutions

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PAST

Past

Q&A session on Draft Resolutions by National Scout Organization

This session will provide an opportunity to share and review Draft Resolutions proposed by National Scout Organizations.

Saturday

, 10 July 2021

12:00 GMT

Past

Q&A and discovery session on the World Triennial Plan, Conference draft resolutions and amendments

Get introduced, and ask questions on the Triennial Plan, draft resolutions and constitutional amendments proposed by the World Scout Committee during this workshop to help you prepare for the Conference.

Saturday

, 8 May 2021

12:00 GMT 3 hours with breaks and discussion spaces

Draft Resolutions

How to submit an Amendment

For the

Youth Forum

Step 1

Follow the Youth Forum Rules of Procedure, using the Conference Resolution and Amendment Guidelines as a reference.

Step 2

Collaborate with your Youth Forum International Team to prepare the proposal.

Step 3

Ensure the proposal is both proposed and seconded by at least one Youth Forum International Team.

Step 4

Send the proposal by the deadline to be set during the Youth Forum.

Step 5

Proposals will be reviewed by the Drafting Committee.

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Proposals passed by the Youth Forum will only be considered by the Conference if subsequently proposed by Member Organizations to the Conference.

For the

Conference

Step 1

Follow the Resolution and Amendment Guidelines (Conference Document 2B).

Step 3

Include the proposing and seconding Member Organization(s) name, country and signature of the Official Contact recorded in the World Scouting Directory.

Step 4

Send to resolutions@scout.org by the deadline of 36 hours before the first voting session on Conference Resolutions (likely by end of the second day GMT, 26 August) or 24 hours before the first voting session on Constitutional Amendments for the WOSM Fee proposal (likely afternoon GMT on the first day of the Conference, 25 August).

Step 5

Amendments will be reviewed by the Resolutions Committee.

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Draft Resolutions

How to submit an Emergency Resolution

For the

Conference

Step 1

Follow the Resolution and Amendment Guidelines (Conference Document 2B).

Step 3

Include the proposing and seconding Member Organization(s) name, country and signature of the Official contact recorded in the World Scouting Directory. Ensure that there are at least 9 seconding Member Organizations from at least 3 Regions.

Step 4

Send to resolutions@scout.org by the deadline of 36 hours before the first voting session on Conference Resolutions (likely by end of the second day, 26 August).

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Draft Resolutions

Get support

Resolution and Amendment Guidelines

Providing information for developing and proposing a Draft Resolution, including a workbook section to prompt important questions for consideration.

Conference Resolutions Database

Access to all business Resolutions adopted by the World Scout Conference since 1920 to assist with understanding past decisions.

Drafting Committee (Youth Forum)

Composed of Youth Forum delegates and supported by the Youth Forum Planning Team, the Drafting Committee is available to provide guidance to the Youth Forum international teams in drafting proposals during the event.

Regional Support

Regional staff and volunteers are available to support or direct support to the right person throughout the drafting process of a resolution.

Resolutions Committee

Composed of experienced and diverse members, the Resolutions Committee is available to support Member Organizations between April and August 2021.

Draft Resolutions

Important Deadlines