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Key event decisions and outcomes

A number of key decisions that will help shape the future direction of the Scout Movement were made during the 42nd World Scout Conference and 14th World Scout Youth Forum. These key decisions and outcomes, which you can find below, include the draft objectives of the World Triennial Plan, Amendment to the Constitution of WOSM, approved Conference Resolutions, hosts of the future World Scout Events, and elected Youth Advisors and Voting Members of the World Scout Committee. 

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Draft Objectives of the World Triennial Plan

The draft objectives of the World Triennial Plan for 2021-2024 were endorsed by Member Organizations of WOSM during the 42nd World Scout Conference to be implemented in the 2021-2024 Triennium
 
The draft objectives will undergo a final reality assessment by the incoming World Scout Committee to determine available resources and align them with other approved Conference Resolutions. The final version of the World Triennial Plan 2021-2024, after approval by the World Scout Committee, will be published no later than 31 December 2021. 
 
Read and download the draft objectives of the World Triennial Plan to learn what the key priorities and strategic objectives of the Movement will be until the next World Scout Conference in 2024.

Draft Objectives of the World Triennial Plan

These strategic objectives provide guidance on what needs to be done in the 2021-2024 Triennium to achieve Vision 2023.

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Amendment to the Constitution of WOSM

The following Amendment to the Constitution of WOSM was approved during the 42nd World Scout Conference. An updated publication of the full Constitution of WOSM will be published later.

Safe from Harm

Ensuring through a Constitutional Amendment that Safe from Harm is a membership requirement.

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Conference Resolutions

The following Conference Resolutions were approved during the 42nd World Scout Conference, and will be implemented in the 2021-2024 Triennium and beyond.

WOSM Membership

Recording the admission of WOSM Member Organizations since 2017.

WOSM Fee

Proposing to continue the frozen annual WOSM registration fee system set in 2011.

Strategy for Scouting

Approving the World Triennial Plan 2021-2024 and to develop the next Strategy for Scouting.

Safe from Harm

Prioritising strengthened compliance and support in implementing the World Safe from Harm Policy.

Youth Engagement

Approving the main goals and key objectives of the Youth Engagement Strategy.

Evolving the Youth Forum and Conference

Adopting the principles and format for a ‘new event’ enabling an enhanced and youth empowering experience at the Conference.

Youth Advisor System

Implementing measures to strengthen youth participation in the World Scout Committee and its substructures.

Environmental Sustainability

Taking action to address the global climate crisis and to develop a climate impact strategy for WOSM.

Scout events in the modern world

Seeking support mechanisms for Hosts of Scout events to manage potential risks of major disruptions.

Leadership in peace

Taking action to position Scouting as a leader for peace and playing an active role in the UN Youth, Peace and Security Agenda.

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Conference Highlights

3 months ago

Virtual 42nd World Scout Conference unites Movement and looks to the future during historic event

The 42nd World Scout Conference finished on a high note with more than 2,300 participants representing 170 National Scout Organizations connecting from around the world to…
3 months ago

Day 4 highlights from the World Scout Conference

Delegates took part in important decision-making and heard exciting announcements for the future of Scouting on day 4 of the 42nd World Scout Conference….
3 months ago

Day 3 highlights from the World Scout Conference

Day 3 of the World Scout Conference was a big one with key announcements and more workshops, networking opportunities and side events as part…
3 months ago

Day 2 highlights from the World Scout Conference

We gathered for another day at the 42nd World Scout Conference – an eventful day of exhibition showcases, tracking our progress towards Vision 2023,…
3 months ago

Day 1 highlights from the World Scout Conference

On day 1 we officially opened the 42nd World Scout Conference, connecting over 2,300 participants in an innovative virtual experience that will “Bridge the…
3 months ago

Leaders from 170 countries gather for the 42nd World Scout Conference

The 42nd World Scout Conference has officially started today, convening virtually 2,300 delegates and observers from 170 registered National Scout Organizations to play an…

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World Scout Committee and Youth Advisors

Member Organizations voted to elect 12 Voting Members of the World Scout Committee and 6 Youth Advisors to the World Scout Committee during the 42nd World Scout Conference and 14th World Scout Youth Forum. The new World Scout Committee also convened during the Conference to elect the Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons for the 2021-2024 triennium. Read more about the elected candidates in the following announcements. 

3 months ago

Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons of the 2021-2024 World Scout Committee announced

Edward Andrew “Andy” Chapman of the United States of America has been elected as the Chairperson of the World Scout Committee (WSC) for the…
3 months ago

Conference elects 12 Voting Members to the World Scout Committee

Delegates of the 42nd World Scout Conference elected today 12 Voting Members to the World Scout Committee (WSC) to serve during the 2021-2024 Triennium.  The…
4 months ago

Youth Advisors to the World Scout Committee elected for the 2021-2024 triennium

Delegates of the 14th World Scout Youth Forum have elected today six Youth Advisors to the World Scout Committee (WSC) to serve during the 2021-2024 Triennium.  The voting took place on the 19…

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World Scout Events

The Hosts of the future World Scout Conference in 2024, World Scout Moot in 2025, and World Scout Jamboree in 2027 were decided during the 42nd World Scout Conference. Read more about what National Scout Organizations, young people and volunteers can expect to experience at these upcoming events.

3 months ago

World Scout Conference declares Egypt the host for the next event in 2024

The 42nd World Scout Conference voted today to award the Egyptian Scout Federation the right to host the 43rd World Scout Conference in 2024….
3 months ago

17th World Scout Moot in 2025 to be hosted in Portugal

Congratulations to Federação Escutista de Portugal, the Portugese National Scout Organization, on their successful bid to host the 17th World Scout Moot in 2025….
3 months ago

Poland to Host the 26th World Scout Jamboree in 2027

Congratulations to Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego, the Polish National Scout Organization, on their successful bid to host the 26th World Scout Jamboree in 2027.  Związek…

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Youth Forum Highlights

4 months ago

Innovative 14th World Scout Youth Forum builds bridges through connected virtual experience

More than 700 young leaders from 163 National Scout Organizations put on their scarves and uniforms to join the closing ceremony of the 14th…
4 months ago

Day 4 highlights from the Youth Forum

Day 4 of the Youth Forum was full of activities and workshops that enabled young people to continue along their progressive learning journeys, and…
4 months ago

Day 3 highlights from the Youth Forum

Day 3 of the first virtual World Scout Youth Forum continued to engage participants in learning opportunities, networking and inspiring discussions. After becoming familiar with the eVoting System, participants…
4 months ago

Day 2 highlights from the Youth Forum

We gathered again from around the globe for the second day of the 14th World Scout Youth Forum – a day full of learning, fun and meeting new people….
4 months ago

Day 1 highlights from the Youth Forum

We’ve officially opened the largest World Scout Youth Forum! On day 1 of the event, more than 700 young people gathered virtually from across…
4 months ago

Young people from around the world gather virtually for 14th World Scout Youth Forum

Over 700 young leaders representing 162 National Scout Organizations will gather for the 14th World Scout Youth Forum which is taking place virtually from 18-22 August for the…

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Youth Forum Report

The outcomes of the 14th World Scout Youth Forum can be found in the report, outlining the key messages that the Youth Forum participants would like to convey to WOSM and the world and which helps guide the work of Youth Advisors in the next triennium.

Youth Forum Report

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Triennial Report

Look back on the achievements of the past triennium by reading through the Executive Summary and Triennial Report which cover the impact and implementation of the World Triennial Plan from 2017-2020, as well as WOSM’s 100-day emergency response and one-year strategic plan from 2020-2021.

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Recordings of live plenaries and sessions

Watch the key highlights and decisions of the 42nd World Scout Conference and 14th World Scout Youth Forum. Visit the media section to access recordings of the live plenaries and other video highlights from the events. 

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Conference Report

The 42nd World Scout Conference and 14th World Scout Youth Forum Report provides an overview of the key outcomes and delivery of the virtual World Events, including summaries of the programme, decision-making, digital engagement, logistics, planning teams and evaluation results.

Conference Report