Initiative Programs & Events in World Scouting

When the scouting started, many programs and events have been conducted by WOSM (World Organization of the Scout Movement). Some of the programs and events are compulsory for the scouts and adult leaders. It is recognized as a World Scouting. That’s why, it is very important for them. Those are:


World Scout Jamboree: World Scout Jamboree is a scout jamboree of the WOSM, typically attended by several thousand scouts from around the world. It has been organized approximately every four years and held in different locations in the World. First World Scout Jamboree was held in 1920 at Olympia, England. 24TH World Scout Jamboree was held in USA in 2019. Next, 25TH World Scout Jamboree will be held in 2023 in South Korea. Bangladesh Scouts always participate in World Scout Jamboree and achieved global support around the World.


M.O.P: M.O.P full form is Messenger of Peace. It is the most initiatives programs in World Scouting. It is a platform where scouts can attend many peace related programs and projects. It’s started in 2007. This is initiatives supports by King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and King Carl XVI Gustaf, and follows on from the Gifts Peace initiatives to mark the centenary of Scouting in 2007. Now, it is more interactive programs for the scouts and adult leaders.




JOTA JOTI:  JOTA JOTI full form is Jamboree on the Air and Jamboree on the Internet. It has been organized 3RD Weekend of October in every year. In this event, scouts of around the world can communicate each others. They also participate in different activities during the event. It is online version. They get opportunity to learn the Amateur Radio. So, it is important for the World Scouting. Those who can’t participate international jamboree, they can participate in these online jamboree.

Safe from Harm:  Safe from Harm is a set of actions designed to make sure that every person involved in Scouting is responsible and committed to protect children and young people inside or outside in the Movement, So, everyone feel safe, at any time. It is for the adults but scouts can participate in this program. Safe from Harm is very important for the World Scouting.


SDG’s Framework in Scouting:  SDG full form is Sustainable Development Goal. There are 17 goals with 169 targets in SDG Programs. It is now related to the scouts’ movement. Scouts are now fulfill the SDG Targets with full afford. Bangladesh Scouts are participating SDG Program and get a global achievement in the World Scouting.




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