35. verdenskonferanse i WOSM

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Arrangør: WOSMlogo.jpg WOSM
Sted: Durban
Land: Flagg Sør-Afrika.png Sør-Afrika
Deltagertall: 116 nasjoner
Dato 26.30. juli 1999 [1]

35. verdenskonferanse i WOSM

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116 nasjoner.

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WOSMlogo.jpg Det ble vedtatt følgende resolusjoner under 35. verdenskonferanse i WOSM, opplysninger fra nettstedet til WOSM, scout.org:

  • 1999-01 Registration of Member OrganizationsThe Conference - records with pleasure the admission of the following members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement: Effective 18 April 1997 - the Armenian National Scout Movement, the National Scout Organization of Moldova, and the Scout Association of Tajikistan Effective 25 July 199 7 - The Scout Association of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and Lithuanian Scouting Effective 26 December 199 7 - the Georgian Organization of the Scout Movement Effective 30 December 1997 - Slovensky skauting Effective 13 March 1998 - The Belarusian National Scout Association Effective 13 June 1998 - the Scout Association of Angola Effective 7 January 1999 - the Organization of Bulgarian Scouts Effective 26 July 1999 - Besa Skaut Albania, the Bhutan Scout Association, The Council of Scout Associations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Liga dos Escoteiros de Moçambique, and The Scout Association of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
  • 1999-02 Suspension and Termination of WOSM MembershipThe Conference - considering that: - it has become clear that the National Scout Organizations in Ethiopia and Iran, as originally recognized by WOSM, have ceased to exist, - requirements for membership and in particular adherence to the Constitution of the Organization and functioning as a democratic National Scout Movement have not been fulfilled by the Association Nationale des Scouts de Guinée for the last eight (8) years, - the requirement of regular payment of their registration fee is no longer fulfilled by four (4) National Scout Organizations, - decides: A National Scout Organisations in Ethiopia and Iran: - to authorise the World Scout Committee to remove The Scout Association of Ethiopia and The Scout Association of the Islamic Republic of Iran from the list of Member Organizations of WOSM, B National Scout Organisation in Guinea: - to expel the Association Nationale des Scouts de Guinée from the World Organization, C Other National Scout Organizations: - to grant to the National Scout Organizations of the following countries - Central African Republic, Iraq, Liberia, Syria - an additional delay until the next meeting of the World Scout Committee scheduled to be held on 13 November 1999 to clear their fee arrears, - to mandate the World Scout Committee to continue dialogue with the Organizations concerned and mobilise all possible means to reach a suitable solution to the situation of the countries concerned by the date of its next meeting, - that the Member Organizations concerned will be expelled from the World Organization of the Scout Movement if they have not cleared their situation by the next meeting of the World Scout Committee scheduled to take place on 13 November 1999.
  • 1999-03 Mission StatementThe Conference - commending the World Scout Committee’s Strategy Task Force for the preparation of the discussion on the mission statement - appreciating the participatory process that has been followed since the Oslo Conference in the work to develop a mission statement - adopts the mission statement for Scouting proposed by the Select Committee, as amended - urges the World Scout Committee, Regional Scout Committees and National Scout Organizations to disseminate the mission statement as widely as possible and do their utmost to facilitate the understanding and implementation of it - invites the World Scout Committee to continue its work on the development of the various formulations of the mission statement and the conditions necessary for its achievement, taking into account the output of the discussions at this Conference, and to present a progress report to the next World Scout Conference.
  • 1999-04 Policy on Girls and Boys, Women and Men within the Scout MovementThe Conference - considering that it is now nearly a quarter of a century since the Constitution of the World Organization of the Scout Movement defined Scouting as “… an educational movement for young people open to all without distinction…” - noting that, today, National Scout Associations whose membership is open to both genders is the most common type - recalling related resolutions adopted at previous World Scout Conferences - mindful of the wide variety of socio-cultural contexts in which National Scout Associations operate, as well as the varying membership situations of these associations, and recognising the sovereignty of each National Scout Association in deciding upon its membership - adopts the Policy on girls and boys, women and men within the Scout Movement contained in Conference Document N° 9, as amended - urges National Scout Associations to consider the policy as part of the work of supporting the implementation of Scouting’s mission, and to implement the provisions of the policy - requests the World Scout Committee and Regional Scout Committees to implement the policy at their own level and to produce tools and other support mechanisms to support its implementation throughout the World Organization.
  • 1999-05 WOSM Fee SystemThe Conference - adopts the registration fee system described in Annex 9 of Conference Document N° 4 as the WOSM Fee System as from fiscal year 1999-2000 starting 1 October 1999, - decides that the following shall apply for fiscal year 1999-2000, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002: - basic fee per member: CHF 0.92, - category A: GNP per capita up to US$ 785, - category B: GNP per capita from US$ 786 to US$ 3,125, - category C: GNP per capita from US$ 3,126 to US$ 9,655, - category D: GNP per capita from US$ 9,656 to US$ 45,440, minimum annual fee payable: CHF 300.-, - annual fiat fee for Member Organization in a country with a GNP per capita of less than US$ 350: CHF 300.-, - annual fiat fee for an Accredited National Scout Organization: CHF 200.- - notes the World Scout Committee will further analyse the format of the adjustment curve for countries belonging to category A and will come to the 2002 World Scout Conference with a proposal aiming at further alleviating the burden of fees for these Member Organizations, - notes that the World Scout Committee is going to undertake an analysis of the level of total income it should have at its disposal to make it possible to implement the policy decisions of the World Scout Conference and to make it possible for the World Scout Bureau to continue to deliver quality services to an increasing number of National Scout Organizations.
  • 1999-06 World Scout Foundation Fundraising StrategyThe Conference - recognising the importance of the World Scout Foundation in securing the financial health of WOSM - recognising that fundraising for the World Scout Foundation requires an active partnership between the Foundation and each National Scout Organization - recognising that fundraising at national, regional and world levelsneeds to focus at different target groups in order to be effective - expresses its full support to the fundraising strategy of the World Scout Foundation - urges each National Scout Organization to work together with the World Scout Foundation to: - establish the most effective channels for individual and corporate donors from the country to the World Scout Foundation, - prepare for the formation of a national committee to support the World Scout Foundation so that such committees are established gradually in all relevant member countries in the years to come, - establish a World Scout Badge support programme to benefit the World Scout Foundation - invites the World Scout Committee and the World Scout Foundation to report on the progress of implementing this resolution at the next World Scout Conference.
  • 1999-07 Scout and Guide National Organizations (SAGNOs)The Conference - reaffirms that: i) individual participation in the policy and decision-making processes at world or regional levels with WOSM through statutory organs, either as a member of or as a delegate to such a body, is restricted to members of WOSM. This restriction extends to any body established by the statutory organs and reporting either directly or indirectly to them at world or regional levels such as sub-committees or the Scout Youth Forums; this does not preclude the capacity of any of these bodies to invite non-Scouts for their expertise in the area of work concerned ii) in all other cases, and subject to the agreement of its National Scout Organization and the participation of male members from the SAGNO concerned, female members of a SAGNO may: - participate on an equal footing with members of WOSM: - in all non-statutory events organised by WOSM, such as training courses and seminars - in statutory events organised by WOSM which are purely activity related, such as World Scout Jamborees and World Scout Moots, and are therefore of a different nature from those referred to in paragraph i) above - participate in all other WOSM events as observers, in accordance with the rules governing observer status for each event.
  • 1999-08 World Scout ConferencesThe Conference - seeking ways to improve the relationship between Member Organizations and the World Scout Committee at World Scout Conferences - recommends to the World Scout Committee to consider the possibility of allowing adequate time for bilateral meetings on pre-agreed agendas - recommends to the World Scout Committee that, in each World Scout Conference, adequate time be set aside for presentations by Member Organizations who wish to do so, in which they can present either different themes important for the Scout Movement concerning their Organizations or the Scout Movement itself.
  • 1999-09 Conference Working MethodsThe Conference - considering the different cultures, ways of expression and experiences of the participants to World Conferences - believing that National Scout Organizations understand the importance of their participants being able to communicate in one of the two official languages, but that it is not always possible - recognising the positive experience in the World Conference in Oslo, where participants were grouped in Spanish and Arabic language groups, as well as English and French - recognising the positive experience of having received Conference documents in the regional working languages - recommends to the World Scout Committee to consider, for future World Conferences, the possibility of issuing Conference documents in Spanish, Arabic and Russian - recommends to the World Scout Committee that, when organising discussion groups, these should be formed for all the working languages of the Conference and suitably facilitated.
  • 1999-10 7th World Scout Youth ForumThe Conference - appreciating and admiring the work done by the young people at the 7th World Scout Youth Forum - stating its firm belief in the importance of paying great attention to the opinions of the young people in our Movement - urges the World Scout Committee in its further work to consider the recommendations made by the 7th World Scout Youth Forum.
  • 1999-11 Future Role of World Scout Youth ForumsThe Conference - welcoming the steps that have been taken to move towards the position adopted in Conference Resolution 1993-02, but accepting that there are still steps to take - believing that the World Scout Youth Forum is a transitional tool in the process of developing youth participation in partnership with adults within National Scout Organizations and national delegations to the World Scout Conference - believing that the World Scout Youth Forum should respond to the challenges faced by young adults in engaging actively in decision-making within National Scout Organizations - hoping that, in due course, the need for the World Scout Youth Forum will disappear due to the full and active participation of young adults in partnership at the World Scout Conference and at all levels of decision making - recommends that the World Scout Committee carry out a major review, involving young adults and adults in partnership, of the role and format of the World Scout Youth Forum - recommends that the results of this study be presented to the next World Scout Conference and taken into consideration in the planning of the next World Scout Youth Forum.
  • 1999-12 World Scout Youth ForumThe Conference - thanking the Organizing Committee and the World Scout Committee for organizing the 7th World Scout Youth Forum - appreciating and respecting the way that young people work and the need for youth involvement in the World Scout Conference - recommends to the World Scout Committee to continue working to incorporate young people in the World Scout Conference through the preparation done at the World Scout Youth Forum.
  • 1999-13 Youth ParticipationThe Conference - noting that the World Scout Youth Forum seeks the relationship between adult members and youth to be one of partnership and mutual respect - recognising the work that has been done at the Youth Participation session of the 7th World Scout Youth Forum - recognising that in most National Scout Organizations substantial progress has been made - believing that there are still steps to take before World Scout Conference Resolution 1993-2 (adopting the Policy on involvement of young members in decision-making) is achieved - recommends to the World Scout Committee - that, at the next World Scout Conference in 2002, a day is spent in workgroups critically discussing Youth Participation - that suggested topics for this discussion focus on, among others: a discussion between youth and adult members as to how each interacts in the decision-making process within their organizations today - evaluation of Resolution 1993-02 after 9 years of progress - that work be done before the next World Scout Conference to stimulate critical discussion within National Scout Organizations on the above.
  • 1999-14 Feasibility StudyThe Conference - welcoming the decision taken by the World Scout Committee to undertake a study in order to investigate the future relationship with WAGGGS - recommends to the World Scout Committee - to involve young people in the study to bring a result to the 36th World Scout Conference.
  • 1999-15 PartnershipsThe Conference - recalling the adoption of the Marrakech Charter by the 34th World Scout Conference in 1996 - noting the need to move now to strengthen relations between National Scout Associations as set out in the Marrakech Charter - noting especially the current situation of National Scout Associations in developing countries - encourages each National Scout Association concerned to develop or renew its partnerships, both between National Scout Associations and between these associations and other organizations concerned with the education of young people - recommends that the World Scout Committee review the implementation of the Marrakech Charter and report on that review to the next World Scout Conference - recommends that National Scout Associations investigate what they can do, practically, to improve partnerships between National Scout Associations within the framework of the Marrakech Charter, with particular attention to partnerships with National Scout Associations in developing countries.
  • 1999-16 Together Against AIDSThe Conference - recalling Resolution 1993-15 on the prevention of AIDS adopted by the World Scout Conference in Bangkok - congratulating the numerous National Scout Organizations which have taken initiatives since that time, and noting the interest shown in the educational material developed on this topic by the World Scout Bureau - recognising the leading role that UNAIDS plays in the fight against AIDS - welcoming the co-operation between WOSM and UNAIDS during the 19th World Scout Jamboree and the recent decision to involve Scouting in the World AIDS Campaign - aware that the AIDS epidemic is far from being overcome, particularly in developing countries, and that it is having a dramatic impact on young people - expresses its willingness to strengthen the commitment of Scouting in the struggle against AIDS, particularly by developing and implementing Scout educational programmes - desires that these programmes, in accordance with Scouting’s values, will help young people develop attitudes and behaviour reflecting: - responsibility towards themselves and others, which will contribute towards AIDS prevention - solidarity with people living with HIV/AIDS - recommends to the World Scout Committee to encourage and support the efforts of National Scout Organizations to put this commitment into action, particularly: by establishing a framework of long-term co-operation with UNAIDS - by updating and further developing existing educational material and to ensure that all measures are taken to implement and promote this commitment in world and regional Scout events - invites National Scout Organizations to multiply their initiatives in this field in partnership with UNAIDS and the United Nations Agencies supporting this programme.
  • 1999-17 LandminesThe Conference - considering that there are tens of millions of landmines spread throughout the world and, statistically, someone steps on a mine every twenty minutes - noting that a large number of their victims are children and young people living in a country in peace time - reminding its members that the problem is a humanitarian, not a political, one and that Scouting, as Baden-Powell said, is a movement for peace education - welcoming the recently signed co-operation agreement between the World Organization of the Scout Movement and Handicap International, and the first product of that agreement, the landmines awareness kit including the awareness game developed by the Geneva branch of the Mouvement Scout de Suisse - encourages National Scout Organizations to use the kit in their programmes and activities to increase awareness of the problem, and to cooperate with Handicap International at national level - declares its solidarity with non-governmental organizations working within the International Campaign to Ban Landmines to achieve a total ban on the manufacture, export, storage, transport, trade and use of all types of anti-personnel mines.
  • 1999-18 International Year for a Culture of PeaceThe Conference - noting that the General Assembly of the United Nations has proclaimed the year 2000 as the International Year for a Culture of Peace and entrusted UNESCO with the coordination of the Year - noting that WOSM and UNESCO share the same vision of the contribution education makes to establishing lasting peace - commending the co-operation established many years ago between WOSM and UNESCO - recalling the many resolutions previously adopted by the World Scout Conference on the subject of education for peace - welcoming the initiatives taken by many National Scout Organizations to contribute to the advent of a Culture of Peace through education - invites National Scout Organizations to join in the programmes and activities organised under the aegis of UNESCO for the International Year of a Culture of Peace, and to take advantage of the Year to launch, at national level, new initiatives to promote the Culture of Peace, in particular by developing and implementing educational Scout programmes with this objective - recommends to the World Scout Committee to encourage and support action by National Scout Organizations in this field by all appropriate means.
  • 1999-19 HeritageThe Conference - convinced alongside UNESCO of the importance of young people’s commitment towards both preserving national heritage and the tangible and intangible cultural heritage of mankind and showing it off to its best advantage - noting with satisfaction the concrete results achieved during the international youth work camps to preserve heritage organised on Gorée Island (Senegal) and in Luxor (Egypt) - aware of the fact that such international work camps can mobilise young people for useful, concrete and visible activities which contribute towards mutual understanding, solidarity and peace - recommends that the World Scout Committee strengthens cooperation with UNESCO in the field of cultural heritage - recommends that National Scout Organizations develop creative ways of raising awareness of the importance of preserving local heritage, as well as the tangible and intangible heritage of mankind, and of integrating such actions into their association’s youth programme. [1]

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