Missions and events in his capacity of Secretary General of WOSM

MISSIONS OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL IN 2007 (with links to news and speeches)

Date

Purpose of the trip or meeting

Place

November 21 General Audience of HH the Pope Benedictus XVI and  meeting with the Vatican’s Secretary of State HE Tarcisio Bertone Rome, The Vatican
November 16-17 World Scientific Scout Congress (speech) Geneva, Switzerland
November 13-15 Visit to Algerian Scouts Algeria
November 12 Extraordinary Meeting of the World Scout Committee Cairo, Egypt
November Arab Regional Conference (speech) (opening ceremony speech) Cairo, Egypt
October Asia-Pacific Regional Conference (speech) (closing ceremony speech) Tokyo, Japan
October 3-6 WSF Executive Board BP fellowship event Tokyo, Japan
September 25-30 World Scout committee Meeting and related meetings Geneva, Switzerland
September 24 Visit to The Scout Association – UK London, UK
September 22-23 Ring Deutscher Pfadfinder (German Scouts) Centenary celebration Berlin, Germany
September 14-17 Eurasian Regional Conference (speech) Krasnokamenka – Gurzuf, Ukraine
September 11-12 Visit Burundi Scout Association Bujumbura, Burundi
September 9-10 Visit Rwanda Scouts Association Kigali and Butare, Rwanda
September 2-7 African Regional Conference (speech) Kigali, Rwanda
June 26-27 Open Minds Global meeting Gotwick Manor, UK
May 21-24 Conference ECA World Bank “Youth from policy to action” Rome, Italy
May 5-11 European Scout conference (speech: ENFR) Slovenia
April 28-29 JAM.be Brussels, Belgium
April 21-22 Queen’s Scout review – Windsor Castle London, U.K.
April 16-21 Visit to South Africa Scout Association and participation to World Scout Foundation 46th Board Meetings & 53rd Baden-Powell World Fellowship Event Cape Town, South Africa
April 10-14 Official visit to Spain – intervention at ICCS forum “Ways of Justice for Peace” Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela, Spain
March 26-April 3 World Scout Committee meeting & related meetings Hong Kong, China
March 22 Colloque du Scoutisme Français (speech FR) Paris, France
February 27-March 16 Meeting “100 years of Scouts, 100 years of management” Milan, Italy
March 2 Meeting with Scouts Treviso, Italy
March 1 Meeting with Swiss Scouts Mendrisio, Switzerland
February 26 Meeting with Jacobs Foundation Zurich, Switzerland
February 23-24 Founders Day – celebration at Westminster Abbey and visit to Gilwell and Highland Park London, U.K.
February 10-14 Portugal Forum para strategia du Scoutismo Fatima, Portugal

MISSIONS OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL IN 2006

Date

Purpose of the trip or meeting

Place

November 29 Visit to The Scout Association London, U.K.
November 24 Meeting with the Italian Ministry of Youth and Sports and representative of Glocal Forum Roma, Italy
October 26-27 European International Commissioners Meeting Copenhagen, Denmark
October Interamerican Regional Summit
Visit NSOs in Central America Nicaragua and Panama
September 52nd Baden-Powell World Fellowship Event San Francisco, USA
August Roverway Loppiano, Italy
August First Jamboree of the Eurasia Scout Region Yerevan, Armenia
June Visit to Africa Regional Office Nairobi, Kenya
June/July Fifth Annual Glocalisation Conference – Glocal Forum Ankara, Turkey
May 5th APR Scout Golden Anniversary Summit 
50th Annual National Council Meeting Philippines
May Visit to Scout & Guide de France (National Meeting)
(Speech FR)
Jambville, France
April World Scout Parliamentary Union: Executive Committee Meeting Tunisia
April Participation in SAGNO Roundtable Germany
March/April 51st Baden-Powell World Fellowship Event and WSF Board Munich, Germany
February IUMS – International Scout Event “Civilization-Recognition and Culture Exchange”(Speech: EN, AR) Jubail, Saudi Arabia
January Visit to Gerakan Pramuka (Indonesian Scouts) Jakarta, Indonesia
January Visit to The Singapore Scout Association Singapore
January Interamerican Scout Committee Meeting Santiago, Chile

MISSIONS OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL IN 2005

Date

Purpose of the trip or meeting

Place

December 25th Asia-Pacific Regional Jamboree Bangkok, Thailand
December 33rd National Congress of ZHP (The Polish Scouting and Guiding Association) Warszawa, Poland
November Celebration of 60 years of Scouting of H.R.H. the Grand-Duke Jean of Luxembourg and visit to NSO Luxemburg
October Meeting at BASF AG Headquarters Lüdwigshafen, Germany
October Meeting with representatives of the European Commission and ISGF Brussels, Belgium
October Workshop on Equity and Excellence Jacobs Foundation Marbach
September 16-18 World Scout Foundation. Board meeting and 50th Baden-Powell World Fellowship Event Essex, United Kingdom
August 29-
12 September 37th World Scout Conference(Speech: EN, FR, ES, AR, RU
9th World Scout Youth Forum Hammamet, Tunisia
August 17-18 World Youth Day celebrations Cologne, Germany
August 7-10 EuroJam – Hylands Park Chelmsford, UK
July 7 WOSM Secretary General renews his Scout Promise 40 years later. Geneva, Switzerland
July 1-3 Visit to the Palestinian Scout Association Palestinian Authority
June 27-30 Visit Israel Boy & Girl Scouts Federation & Palestinian Scout Association Tel Aviv, Israel
June 19-24 32nd World Conference of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and visit the NSO Amman, Jordan
June 06-08 World Scout Parliamentary Union: Executive Committee Meeting Stockholm, Sweden
May 25-29 National Council, Boy Scouts of America Texas, USA
May 11-13 World Scout Bureau Board of Directors meeting Geneva, Switzerland
April 27 Signing Memorandum of Understanding with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH Eschborn, Germany
April 22 Signing Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations’ Millennium Campaign Rome, Italy
April 21-24 49th Baden Powell World Fellowship event Rome, Italy
April 20 WAGGGS-WOSM Consultative Committee Rome, Italy
April 14-19 World Scout Committee and related meetings Rome, Italy
April 8 Signing Memorandum of Understanding with Executive Director of UNICEF Geneva, Switzerland
March 17-18 National Council of Scoutisme Français Paris, France
March 2 Visit to the Headquarters of the Bharat Scouts and Guides New Delhi, India
February World Scout Seminar on Partnership (Marrakesh + 10) (Speech) Bangalore, India
February 19-20 Visit to the Swedish Guide and Scout Council, and meeting with HM The King of Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
January 18-19 Visit to the Headquarters of the Boy Scouts of America. 
Boy Scouts of America National Annual Meeting. Dallas, Texas, USA
January 20 Meeting with the Alliance of Youth CEOs and representatives of the World Bank Baltimore, USA
January 12th Pan-American Jamboree San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina
January Visit to the Interamerican Regional Office Santiago, Chile

MISSIONS OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL IN 2004

Date

Purpose of the trip or meeting

Place

December 16 Meeting of the Alliance of Youth CEOs. Joint statement on HIV/AIDS. Geneva, Switzerland
December 4-13 21st Asia-Pacific Region Scout Conference (speech) Brunei, Darussalam
November 29-
 December 3 24th Arab Region Scout Conference (Speech) (speech opening ceremony) Cairo, Egypt
November 21-26 World Scout Bureau Board of Directors meeting Cairo, Egypt
November 18 Meeting with representatives of the German Development Agency (GTZ) Geneva, Switzerland
November 6-8 Eurofestation 2004 Maastricht, Netherlands
October 21-24 Jacobs Foundation: Conference on Educational Influences Öhningen, Germany
October 18-20 XV Malente Symposium on Youth Employment Lübeck, Germany
October 8-9 German Scout Association (DPSG) 75th Anniversary Altenberg, Germany
October 1-3 Leaders meeting at Scout Association of Slovenia (ZTS) Slovenia
September 30 Meeting with the International Committee of the Red Cross Geneva, Switzerland
September 25 Roundtable with Italian Scout Association (AGESCI) on “Peace Everywhere: How Scouting and Guiding can get involved” Rome, Italy
September 24 Meeting with the Mayor of Rome, Mr. Valter Veltroni. Rome, Italy
September 19-23 2nd Eurasia Region Scout Conference (speech) Baku, Azerbaijan
September 16-18 48th World Baden-Powell Fellowship events with His Majesty the King of Sweden Geneva, Switzerland
September 16-18 Press Conference on Scouting and Partnerships: focus on Geneva International Organizations and press. Multi-country teleconference Geneva, Switzerland
September 4-11 12th Africa Scout Conference(speech) Mauritius
August 11-14 Visit to the Asia-Pacific Regional Office Manila, Philippines
August 5-10 12th World Scout Moot(speech EN, POR) Taiwan
July 29-
August 4 22nd Interamerican Scout Conference(Speech EN, ES) San Salvador, El Salvador
July 28 Meetings at UNICEF Headquarters New York, USA
July 22 Meeting with representatives of the Korea Scout Parliamentary Association Geneva, Switzerland
July 20 WOSM presentation to graduate students at Bocconi University Milan, Italy
July 10-14 Visit to Arab Scout Regional office. Meeting with Head of Arab League. Cairo, Egypt
July 6-9 Visit to Africa Scout Regional office. Installation of Kenya President as Chief Scout (speech)New agreement with United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Visit the Founder’s grave in Nyeri

Nairobi, Kenya
June 28- July 2 Operations meeting of key staff and Regional Directors Geneva, Switzerland
June 24 International Catholic Conference of Scouting Rome, Italy
June 20-23 Visit to Eurasia Regional Office and meeting with local authorities and NSO Yalta, Ukraine
June 9 World Scout Bureau staff retreat Geneva, Switzerland
June 8 Visit of leaders of The Scout Association, United Kingdom Geneva, Switzerland
May 28-June 6 Visit to the Interamerican Regional Office and meeting with local authorities and NSO Santiago, Chile
May 11-12 European Scout Region staff management conference Kandersteg, Switzerland
May-17 57th World Health Assembly, WHO Geneva, Switzerland
May Presentation at the Council of Europe: International Youth Seminar on Globalization Strasbourg, France
May Meeting with representatives of UNAIDS and the Italian Government Rome, Italy
April 22-23 World Scout Foundation Executive Committee meeting London, UK
April 17-22 11th European Scout and Guide Conference
18th
European Scout Conference
(speech)
Reykjavik, Iceland
April 5-6 World Scout Committee meeting Geneva, Switzerland
April 1 WAGGGS-WOSM Consultative Committee Geneva, Switzerland
April 1 Eduardo Missoni takes office as Secretary General of WOSM
January 2004 Meeting with the Alliance of Youth CEOs London, UK
October 2003 Eduardo Missoni is appointed Secretary General of WOSM
(press release EN)
Geneva, Switzerland
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