NEWS FROM THE FSE

Interview of the Federal Commissioner by the Lithuanian Association

Interview of the Federal Commissioner by the Lithuanian Association

At the end of March, all commissioners from all the different countries gathered in Vilnius, Lithuania for an Extraordinary Council. We couldn’t miss this opportunity to talk with our organisation’s federal commissioner Nathalie Flama. We were intrigued to hear more...

Be ready for the World Youth Days 2023 in Lisbon!

Be ready for the World Youth Days 2023 in Lisbon!

As announced by the Pope Francis at the last World Youth Days 2019 in Panama, the next World Youth Days will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 1st to 6th August 2023! Our Rovers and Wayfarers are all invited to come and serve in uniform, as Guides and Scouts of...

Semper Parati – YES, WE SERVE!

Semper Parati – YES, WE SERVE!

In order to coordinate the UIGSE's help provided to Ukrainian refugees in this war context, a team, supervised by Renaud Lannoy, Assistant to the Federal Commissioner, has been set up in March 2022. A website dedicated to this project has been created:...

Federal Council and Council of General Commissioners in Vilnius

Federal Council and Council of General Commissioners in Vilnius

The Extraordinary Federal Council and Council of General Commissioners of the UIGSE gathered 26 people in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 12-13 March 2022. Members from Belgium, Canada-USA FNE, France, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Switzerland were present....

War in Ukraine

War in Ukraine

The conflict in Ukraine is of great concern to us, especially because we have Scout brothers there. Fortunately, after communicating with the Ukrainian General Commissioners, we were relieved to learn that our Ukrainian brothers and sisters are safe for the moment....

Woodbadge Days 2022 in Lisbon!

Woodbadge Days 2022 in Lisbon!

On the 12 and 13 March 2022, 60 branches and training experts from 12 different associations of our Union met in Odivelas, near Lisbon, for the 8th edition of the Woodbadge Days! The goal of this edition was ambitious: get back to the core of the scout method, with...

Meeting with the Dicastery in Rome

Meeting with the Dicastery in Rome

The Federal Bureau of the UIGSE was received in audience by Cardinal Farrell of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life on Monday 7 February in Rome. The Cardinal confirmed his support and paternal affection for the Guides and Scouts of Europe. He encouraged us...

Meeting of the AGEBR National Commission in Brazil

Meeting of the AGEBR National Commission in Brazil

Between the 28th and 30th of January 2022, the National Commission of AGEBR, the Brazilian Catholic Scout Movement, met in the District of Lorena/SP, in the city of Cachoeira Paulista, in São Paulo, in the premises of the headquarters of the Canção Nova Community....

New Provincial Prior of the Dominicans in Brazil

New Provincial Prior of the Dominicans in Brazil

After the election and confirmation by the Master of Order of Friars Preachers, and his acceptance, Brother André Luis Tavares, OP., who is also the National Religious Adviser of the Association of Scouts and Catholic Guides of Brazil, became the 7th Provincial Prior...