7 June 2012

Africa: Some 20.000 Scouts Serve Community in Angola

Photo: World Organisation of Scout movement
World scouts movement.

Luanda — At least 20.000 scouts are registered in Angolan religious entities and they have been working everyday towards to the Angolan community's well-being.

This was said on Wednesday by the head of the Angolan National Scouting Movement, António Silvestre Sardinha, when welcoming 2.000 delegates from 21 African countries to attend the 15th African conference on scouting, going up to June 9.

The 15th African Conference on Scouting opened Wednesday in Luanda with the theme "Scouting, a vehicle for Africa's development", is debating the implementation of policies and guidelines defined in the World Conference for National Associations of Scouting.

It is also debating the goals and programmes for the coming mandate, as well as training actions under the programme of the Angolan government.

The event is being attended by high-ranked figures of scounting, namely the African regional director Frederic Kama-Kama, secretary-general of scouting movement, Luc Panissod and the chairman of the world scouting committee, Simon Rhee.

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