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Since the 1980s, self-styled Green Scouts have appeared in several countries, related to the protection of the environment and in some cases linked to Greens Parties. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... This article is about the green parties around the world. ...


Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama himself has had direct involvement with Green Scouting on at least two occasions, when on September 3, 1999 he was made a Patron of the Global Movement of Green Scouts in New Delhi, India. [1] Tenzin Gyatso (Tibetan: བསྟན་འཛིན་རྒྱ་མཚོ་; Wylie: Bstan-dzin Rgya-mtsho) (b. ... September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Since the 1980s, self-styled Green Scouts have appeared in several countries, related to the protection of the environment and in some cases linked to Greens Parties. ... Culture Tourist Attractions Delhi offers a multitude of interesting places and attractions to the visitor, so much so that it becomes difficult to decide from where to begin exploring the city. ...

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Scout organizations with similar aims

Membership badge of Sakartvelos Skauturi Modzraobis Organizatsia-note that the fleur-de-lis is made of the initials of the organization in the Kartveli script Sakartvelos Skauturi Modzraobis Organizatsia (in Georgian script: საქართველოს სკაუტური მოძრაობის ორგანიზაცია; in Russian Организация Скаутского Движения Грузии Скауты Грузии), the national Scouting organization of Georgia, was founded in 1994, and became a member... Official languages Abkhaz, with Russian having co-official status and widespread use by government and other institutions Political status De facto independent Capital Sukhumi Capitals coordinates President Sergei Bagapsh Prime Minister Alexander Ankvab Independence  â€“ Declared  â€“ Recognition From Georgia  23 July 1992  none Currency Russian ruble Official languages Abkhaz and... Culture Tourist Attractions Delhi offers a multitude of interesting places and attractions to the visitor, so much so that it becomes difficult to decide from where to begin exploring the city. ...

Controversy

The World Organization of the Scout Movement has clearly stated its firm opposition to use of the words "Scout" and "Boy Scout" by Green Scout organizations, and made their position clear to all international governmental and non-governmental organizations involved with the environment, such as the United Nations' Environment Program and the World-Wide Fund for Nature. The World Organization of the Scout Movement is the supranational organization which governs most national Scouting movements. ... A government is a body that has the authority to make and the power to enforce laws within a civil, corporate, religious, academic, or other organization or group. ... A non-governmental organization (NGO) is an organization which is not a part of a government. ... Klaus Töpfer, UNEP Exec. ... WWF, the global environment conservation organization, was constituted and registered in 1961 pursuant to Sections 80 et seq. ...

"There is room for all in the fight to protect nature and the environment," "but there is no room for creating confusion between that fight and the broader purposes of an established educational organization such as World Scouting and its duly authorized member associations around the globe." explained Jacques Moreillon, Secretary General of WOSM in the 1990s.

Partially in response to the growth of Green Scouting, several national WOSM member organizations now issue a World Conservation Award. See also 1990s, the band Germans dancing on the Berlin Wall in late 1989, the symbol of the cold war divide falls down as the world unites in the 1990s. ... World Conservation Award The World Conservation Award is issued by many of the national Scout associations affiliated to the World Organization of the Scout Movement, and was created in conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund, partially in response to the rise in popularity of Green Scouting, sometime prior to 1977. ...


Notes

De grønne pigespejdere (The Green Girl Guides) is one of Denmark's international recognized Guiding organizations and member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts via Pigespejdernes Fællesråd Danmark. The word green refers to the colour of the Guides' uniforms, and is not a political statement. Logo of the association De grønne pigespejdere (The Green Girl Guides) is the only Guiding and Scouting organisation in Denmark exclusively for girls. ... It has been suggested that Guides on the Air be merged into this article or section. ... The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is a global association supporting the female-oriented and female-only Scouting organizations in 144 countries. ... Pigespejdernes FællesrÃ¥d Danmark (PFD, Joint Committee of Girl Guides in Denmark) is the national Guiding federation of Denmark. ...


See also

Scouting Portal

Image File history File links Scoutsgreengoldnoscroll. ... Traditional Scouting movement refers to a back to basics effort that returns Scouting to a scheme intentionally based on Baden-Powells (BP) own model of Scouting; rejecting the world-wide trend to modernize Scouting in order to appeal to more youths. ...

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