22. verdenskonferanse i WOSM
|Dato||21.–27. august 1969 |
22. verdenskonferanse i WOSM
Verdenskonferansen ble holdt i Otaniemi, Espoo.
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Det ble vedtatt følgende resolusjoner under 22. verdenskonferanse i WOSM, opplysninger fra nettstedet til WOSM, scout.org:
- 1969-01 Registrations – Welcomes the recognition and registration accorded to the following Scout Associations since the 21st World Scout Conference in Seattle, Washington, USA: Botswana 2nd January, 1968 Surinam 28th March, 1968 Swaziland 8th November, 1968 Nepal 16th April, 1969 Barbados 26th June, 1969 Central African Republic 30th July, 1969 Ethiopia 22nd August, 1969
- 1969-02 African Scout Committee – The Conference notes with appreciation the inauguration of the African Scout Committee and believes that this body will prove, in collaboration with the World Scout Committee and World Bureau, a valuable means of promoting Scouting throughout the Africa Region.
- 1969-03 Declaration of Principle – The Boy Scouts World Conference: a) Asserts its belief that the ideals as set forth in "Scouting for Boys” are so fundamental as to transcend the limits of race and country. b) Records that the aims, basis and fundamental principles are defined by the World Scout Constitution (Articles III and IV). c) Declares that the Boy Scout Movement is a movement of national, international and universal character, the object of which is to endow each separate nation and the whole world with a youth which is spiritually, morally and physically strong. It is national in that it aims, through national organizations, at endowing every nation with useful and healthy citizens. It is international in that it recognizes no national barrier in the comradeship of the Scouts. It is universal in that it insists upon brotherhood between all Scouts of every nation, class or creed. d) Reaffirms its steadfast loyalty to the aims, principles and methods of Scouting for Boys, as inaugurated by the late Lord Baden-Powell, and its belief in the value of international Scouting in the promotion of understanding and goodwill among all peoples. e) Asserts that whilst membership in Scouting in any country should foster true patriotism, this should genuinely be kept within the limits of international cooperation and friendship irrespective of creed and race. Therefore 1. The Conference reaffirms that the conditions for international recognition of any national Scout organization (and its membership) are set forth in the Constitution of the Boy Scouts World Conference. Recognition does not represent intrusion into the field of politics, nor should it be considered by any government or official as affecting the sovereignty or diplomatic status of any country. 2. The Conference further re-affirms that “the aim of the Boy Scout Movement is to develop good citizenship among boys by forming their character, training them in habits of observation, obedience and self-reliance; inculcating loyalty and thoughtfulness for others; teaching them services useful to the public and handicrafts useful to themselves; promoting their physical, mental and spiritual development”.
- 1969-04 Unity of Scouting – Convinced that the unity of the World Scout Movement in brotherhood, structure and action is of the highest importance in its efforts to serve the boys of the modern world and to bring Scouting to all boys desiring membership: The Conference having carefully studied the paper presented by the British delegation entitled “The Unity of the World Scout Movement", is deeply impressed by its relevance in a divided world. It recommends a careful study of this paper by all member countries and by the World Committee. It also requires that every effort be made to put into practice as soon as possible the proposals for unity and practical Scout internationalism contained in it and that its spirit guide the work of the World Movement. It directs the World Committee to ensure that any new country wishing to apply for membership of the Conference shall be encouraged and helped as necessary to establish a single, united national organization open to all boys.
- 1969-05 World Scout Emblem, Flag & Badge – 1. The World Scout Emblem The Conference resolves that the World Scout Emblem shall consist of a field of royal purple bearing the white international arrowhead surrounded by a white rope in a circle and a central reef knot at the bottom, authorizes its use and reproduction by Member Associations and their members in forms not intended for sale, and directs that it be incorporated in the emblem designs of official international events. 2. World Emblem, Promotion and Protection The Conference recognizes the values to the Movement of using the World Scout Emblem, and directs the World Bureau to act on behalf of the Movement to control protection of the Emblem and to license whenever appropriate its reproduction in any form intended for sale. 3. World Brotherhood Items The Conference encourages Member Associations to build familiarity for the World Scout Emblem and its significance both within Scouting and with the public, directs the World Bureau to continue to study and make available appropriate “world brotherhood items" carrying the emblem, and urges associations to make such items readily available to their members through Scout shops, special events and camps. 4. The World Scout Badge and Flag a) The World Scout Badge shall consist solely of the World Scout Emblem contained within a circle, as defined in paragraph 1. b) The World Scout Flag shall consist solely of the World Scout Emblem with the field rectangular, three units wide by two units high, the Emblem central and 1.25 units wide. c) The use of the World Scout Badge and World Scout Flag by Member Associations, their units and members, is authorized and encouraged whenever appropriate. 5. Resolutions 1961-12, 1961-13 & 1963-11 are hereby revoked.
- 1969-06 Finance, Development Funds – The Conference: 1. Approves the proposal from the World Committee concerning funds now in existence and certain funds to be acquired in the future and instructs the Committee to: a) create a fund for capital gifts which will receive the capital gifts now in the B-P. Centenary Fund. (Any new capital gifts or grants would normally be diverted to the World Scouting Foundation.) Investment of these capital amounts to be directed by the Administration Sub-Committee. Income from this capital account to be accumulated or expended in accordance with the wishes of the donor; if no such direction exists, then income shall be added to the Scout Universal Fund as explained in paragraph 3. b) i. Maintain for accounting purposes the identity of: 1. B-P. Memorial Grants Fund 2. Fund for Scouting with the Handicapped 3. Any future special purposes fund. ii. Transfer balances from the World Friendship Day Fund and the World Jamboree Fund to the Scout Universal Fund as explained in paragraph 3. 2. Authorizes the amalgamation of any current or operating funds for the purpose of investment, where such an amalgamation benefits the Movement, the Administration Sub-Committee to review policy and account to the World Committee annually in a special separate statement. 3. Authorizes the creation of a new fund to be called the Scout Universal Fund to receive new gifts and grants, and the transfer thereto from the World Friendship Day Fund and from the World Jamboree Fund, as in paragraph 1b (ii). Expenditures from this fund to be at the discretion of the World Committee as defined in Resolution 1963-06 of the 19th World Conference. An annual statement of income and expenditures to be prepared in a special report. 4. Approves the proposal that there shall be a Scout U Fund Day in each year on February 22nd (Founder's Day) and recommends to member countries and to all members of the Movement throughout the world that on this day members of the Movement shall share in a cooperative effort to make Scouting available to an increasing number of boys throughout the world by contributing to this fund.
- 1969-07 Community Service – a) The Conference emphasizes the fundamental importance in Scouting of training boys to be useful to others and in service to the community as an essential part of training for active citizenship. b) The Conference specifically recommends to countries: 1. The value of having a headquarters commissioner or a member of the national programme committee particularly concerned with community service. 2. The importance of the project method in helping Scouts participate in planning and conducting their service projects as a means of making these significant to the Scouts themselves. 3. The need for thorough training for emergency service, the formation of local rescue teams and service squads prepared for such action and of proper liaison in advance with the appropriate authorities. 4. The importance of national associations carrying Scouting to boys who are orphans, underprivileged or handicapped.
- 1969-08 Publicity for Community Service Projects – In order to encourage Scout associations to adopt and undertake community development and community service projects as integral parts of their Scouting programmes and in order to provide Scout associations with examples and models of such projects, the Conference recommends that the World Bureau study the possibility of compiling documentaries on film, print and record tapes of the more outstanding existing community service projects conducted by associations with the end in view of bringing these projects to the attention of all Scout associations by giving them the widest possible publicity in all media, in particular through the use of the facilities of established regional radio networks.
- 1969-09 Training – Having met with training as a major theme, and having had the opportunity of studying the presentation on various aspects of the subject, and subsequently discussing them, the Conference: 1. Welcomes the establishment of the reconstituted World Training Sub-Committee, and endorses the action of the World Committee in recognizing the Training Sub-Committee as the authority at world level for the coordination of adult leader training policies and procedures, acting on behalf of the World Conference and World Committee. 2. Reaffirms its belief that the voluntary acceptance by Scout organizations of a coordinated scheme of adult leader training provides one of the most valuable and practical methods in achieving unity in World Scouting and records its agreement that the pursuit of this objective by this process should be continued. 3. Having heard and discussed the report to the Conference by the World Training SubCommittee, unanimously expresses its complete agreement with the philosophy and principles contained in the report and recommendations. It considers that the flexibility in the proposals makes their implementation a realistic, practical and exciting possibility, and records its appreciation to the World Training Sub-Committee for the work done in the development of the report and the proposals. 4. Resolves that the policies and procedures on training, as established by Resolution 1955-07 of the 16th International Conference and 1961-06 of the 19th International Conference are now modified by the adoption of all the recommendations contained in the Report for the World Training Sub-Committee dated 21st August 1969, in relation to unit leader training, national trainers, courses for trainers, international training centres, Gilwell Park, training administration and training services. 5. Welcomes the continuing use of the national training commissioners handbook and its recent publication in the French and Arabic languages, and approves its progressive revision and development as the recognized medium of publication of the policies and procedures for the coordination of adult leader training, as established by the World Training Sub-Committee. 6. Requests the World Committee to give the World Training Sub-Committee the necessary authority and facilities to develop the detailed plans and procedures necessary to implement the policies expressed above, and requests the World Training Sub-Committee to continue its work designed to improve the processes of coordination of adult leader training throughout the world, with the objective of presenting a further report to the 23rd World Conference in 1971.
- 1969-10 International Procedure, Grant Aid – Further to Resolution 1965-06, the Conference requests that all associations notify the World Bureau in advance of their offers of international technical assistance or grant aid projects.
- 1969-11 Training of Leaders – In consonance with the interest and concern shown by this Conference in the need for more and better trained Scout leaders and in order to bring about a better understanding of the Scout Movement and its principles at the highest levels of Scouting, the Conference recommends to all Member Associations that all officials elected or appointed to membership in national, provincial, district and area councils or boards be encouraged to undergo training in the basic fundamentals of the Scouting Movement before assuming office.
- 1969-12 Youth Conferences – The Conference encourages national Scout associations and regions to arrange youth conferences and forums in order to increase boy participation in the decision-making process of the Movement.
- 1969-13 Conference, Young Leaders – The Conference urges member countries to include in their delegations to World Conferences at least one young adult qualified by experience to participate. Member countries should also be encouraged to give every opportunity to duly qualified young leaders to express their views and to participate in the decision-making process in every level of the Scout associations. 
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