World Scout Environment Programme


World Scout Environment Programme

The World Scout Environment Programme is a group that promotes the WSEP of the WOSM.

Location: Geneva-Switzerland
Members: 85
Latest Activity: Mar 17, 2014

World Scout Environment Programme

The World Scout Environment Programme offers tools, ressources and initiatives to help Scouts all around the world work together for the good of the local and global environment.
Principles for environment education in Scouting
1-The environment is the central to the Scouts programme and a key element of developping good citizens of the world.
2-Scouting provides opportunities to experience and connect with the natural world.
3-Scouts actively engage in educational programmes to make informed choices about the environment, people and society, choices that reflect the Scout Promise and law.

Aims for environment education in Scouting
1-People and natural systems have clean water and clean air.
2-Sufficient natural habitat exists to support native species.
3-The risk of harmful substances to people and the environment are minimised.
4-The most suitable environmental practices are used.
5-People are prepared to respond to environmental hazards and natural disasters.

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Comment by U. Savas Baran on October 17, 2012 at 7:42am

Dear Friends Ihave a non-official translation and our cub scout team fulfilled the requirements.

Any body interested I can mail thhem

Comment by Ahmed Garba Thalab on October 2, 2012 at 11:13pm
Safeguarding the environment is a lifeline for longivety.
Comment by Mohamed Lamin Kamara on January 7, 2011 at 9:10pm
let unit to save planet earth
Comment by JOHN OCHIENG BRODRICK on April 29, 2010 at 11:58am
hi,what are type of programm that there are on ,i would wish to participate.
Comment by JOHN OCHIENG BRODRICK on May 28, 2009 at 7:31pm
hi.Sir,it is great idea to ,have the issue of Environment which have became un forgiving due to us Human Destruction ,but i believe that through we SCOUTS WE CAN MAKE A CHANGE TO THE NATURE .
Comment by Yonas Haile on May 28, 2009 at 7:07pm
Comment by charlie p. maghanoy on May 22, 2009 at 1:09pm

On the 5th of June Scouts will join in the annual celebrations of World Environment Day, participating in environmental education activities, tree planting projects and community celebrations throughout the world. Scouts are an official partner with the United Nations Environment Programme to celebrate this day, with Luc Panissod, Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, calling on our members to share their activities with the UNEP World Environment Day website. "World Scouting calls all young people, Scouts and non-Scouts, to engage with UNEP on the occasion of World Environment Day. Raising awareness on climate change and working towards achieving better living conditions has increased Scouting's commitment to addressing environmental issues. Youth empowerment is an integral part of World Scouting policy to invite young people to become agents of change"

Already, the World Organization of the Scout Movement have pledged their participation in the global tree planting drive of the Billion Tree Campaign and World Environment Day. Priority countries for tree planting activities by Scouts include Mexico, India, South Africa, Georgia, Lebanon, Malaysia, Hungary, Philippines, Brazil and Australia. Through this initiative the Scouts hope to plant 65,000 trees or more.

Mexico is the official host country for the United Nations World Environment Day (WED) 2009 celebrations and the Scout Association of Mexico are coordinating many activities, workshops and tree planting projects for this event. This will be accompanied by hundreds of other environment initiatives throughout the world to make this a truly global event.

The theme for WED 2009 is 'Your Planet Needs You! Unite to Combat Climate Change.' It reflects the urgency for nations to ‘seal the deal’ at the crucial climate convention meeting in Copenhagen some 180 days later in the year. It also raises a call for everyone to get involved, rethink actions and ways that result in wastage and heavy greenhouse gas emissions, and adopt a greener lifestyle. There are a number of easy-to-use campaign materials which can be downloaded on the website at

These include the WED logo, posters and several flash animations including a new feature, the Daily do something Tips. These are useful ideas on how to easily green your daily routine, and promotional materials that you can use on your website or through other publications.

Further, UNEP have started a global online tree-planting campaign for WED on Twitter. UNEP has pledged to plant 100,000 trees for 100,000 followers --or one for every follower if they can achieve more than 100,000-- by World Environment Day, 5 June. This effort supports the Billion Tree Campaign’s goal to plant a total of seven billion trees- one for every person on the planet- by year’s end. UNEP ask that supporters start following at Add your voice and twitter loudly!
As the WED slogan says, ‘Your Planet Needs You!’ Please register your activity at:
Comment by Farouk Bouraoui on April 12, 2009 at 7:31pm
Thank you Henry, I hope to see it too
Comment by Henry Hutalle on April 11, 2009 at 1:56am
Hi Bro. Farouk,

Just uploaded my video- "What a Wonderful World", a video on Environmental Protection. RoverBSP in the Philippines is on Advocacy for Environmental Protection. We'll share with you our other Environmental videos too.
Comment by Farouk Bouraoui on April 9, 2009 at 6:31pm
Hi Freddie
Thank you for joing WSEP groupand I hope this wordwide programme could be adopted and implmented in your country, please if you have any question do not hesitate to ask.
yours in Scouting
Farouk Bouraoui
WSEP group manager

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