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Iran is one of 35 countries where Scouting exists (be it embryonic or widespread) but where there is no National Scout Organization which is a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement at the present time. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (380x613, 43 KB) Summary from a badge scan from the collection of Chris Fitch Kintetsubuffalo 07:20, 18 November 2005 (UTC) Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (380x613, 43 KB) Summary from a badge scan from the collection of Chris Fitch Kintetsubuffalo 07:20, 18 November 2005 (UTC) Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old... It has been suggested that Section (Scouting) be merged into this article or section. ... The World Organization of the Scout Movement is the supranational organization which governs most national Scouting movements. ...

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Scouting in Iran was founded by volunteers in 1925, and formally developed in 1928 as a department of the Ministry of Education, directed by the government, which at the time engendered a lack of public support. It was first recognized as a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement that year. Scouting was suppressed in 1940 during World War II, and became a member of the World Bureau of the World Organization of the Scout Movement for the second time in 1955, under the direction of Dr. Hossein Banai. In the late 1950s, more than 15,000 boys joined Scouting in Iran. The Majlis of Iran passed an act in 1958 recognizing Iranian Scouting as in independent national association. In 1958 Scouts established a small poultry farm for fundraising at the national Scout campsite at Manzarieh, at the foot of the Alborz Mountains outside Teheran, as well as fields and greenhouses for flower-raising. At the meeting of the International Committee in Athens in August of that year, Manzarieh (meaning "pleasant prospect") was chosen as the site of an international Scout training center, similar to Kandersteg in Switzerland, and deputy camp chiefs from around the world were invited to staff and run the training courses. During the 1950s, the focus was on introducing Scouting in rural, agrarian districts, and by 1961, Iran had a total membership of 21,829 Scouts. There was a single, unified, interfaith and joint (but not coeducational) Scouting and Guiding movement in Iran, which grew for many years and had 20 Scouting campsites in different provinces, until the overthrow of the Shah in 1979. Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 7 million military deaths {{{notes}}} World War II, also known as the Second World War (sometimes WW2 or WWII or World War Two), was a mid-20th century conflict that engulfed much of the... Under the direction of Dr. Hossein Banai, Iranian Scouting became a member of the World Bureau of the World Organization of the Scout Movement for the second time in 1955. ... // Events and trends This map shows two essential global spheres during the Cold War in 1959. ... مجلس شورای اسلامی - The Majles; Irans Parliament. ... Alborz Mountains underneath clouds seen from Tehran Alborz (in Persian البرز), also written as Alburz or Elburz, is a mountain range in northern Iran, stretching from the borders of Armenia in the north-west to the southern end of the Caspian Sea, where also Tehran and Irans highest peak, Damavand... Map of Iran and surrounding lands, showing location of Tehran The towering Alborz mountains rising above modern Elahiyeh district and its green neighborhoods. ... The Parthenon seen from the hill of the Pnyx to the west Athens (Greek: Αθήνα Athínai IPA ) is the capital of Greece and one of the most famous cities in the world. ... Kandersteg International Scout Centre (KISC) is an international Scout centre in Kandersteg, Switzerland and is the only world centre of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). ... Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (Persian: محمدرضا شاه پهلوی) (October 26, 1919, Tehran – July 27, 1980, Cairo), styled His Imperial Majesty, Shahanshah (King of Kings), and Aryamehr (Light of the Aryans), was the last Shah of Iran. ...



In 1965, Dr. Banai was awarded the Bronze Wolf, the only distinction of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, awarded by the World Scout Committee for exceptional services to world Scouting. The World Organization of the Scout Movement is the supranational organization which governs most national Scouting movements. ...


A new national headquarters was completely constructed and furnished in 1973. In the 1970s, Iranian Scouts assisted the Red Sun and Lion in blood drives and first aid work, hosted the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference in 1976, and collected books for literacy drives. Scout houses, used as meeting places, training centers, hostels and local headquarters, could be found in every major city during the period, and in 1975 there were 262,702 Scouts. Map of the Pacific Rim and List of the Pacific Rim Nations The USS Abraham Lincoln Battle Group along with ships from Australia, Chile, Japan, Canada, and Korea speed towards Honolulu in RIMPAC 2000. ...


Iran served as a model for other Scout associations in desert areas, with its publication of "The Stone Badge" by Ebrahim Sadri, full of Scoutcraft for Scouts living in areas where there is little wood. The Iranian Scouting uniform of that period consisted of a khaki shirt and trousers, short for summer, long for winter.


احيای مجدد سازمان پيش آهنگی در سال 1382 توسط پور مهر محسن زنجانی برای دريافت اطلاعات بيشتر به سايتهای زيرمراجعه فرمائيد www.pishahang.ir www.scouting.ir www.pishahang.net www.iranscouting.org www.iranscouting.com


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15th World Jamboree

The 15th World Jamboree was scheduled to be held in Neyshâbûr, Iran in July 1979, at the thousand-hectare Omar Khayyám Scout Park, near the Afghan and Turkmen borders. The Second Asia-Pacific Jamboree was held at the site in preparation, in the summer of 1977. However, the destabilizing events of the Islamic Revolution cancelled the 15th World Jamboree near the end of 1978. Instead, the World Organization announced the "World Jamboree Year" by holding several international World Jamboree Year camps in Canada, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States that took up the momentum. Nishapur (or Neyshâbûr; نیشابور in Persian) is a town in the province of Khorasan in northeastern Iran, situated in a fertile plain at the foot of the Binalud Mountains, near the regional capital of Mashhad. ... Tomb of Omar Khayyám, Nishapur, Iran. ...


Until the Islamic Revolution, there were American Boy Scouts in Teheran, serving in the Damavand District of the Direct Service branch of the Boy Scouts of America, which supports units around the world. Mount Damāvand (In Persian: دماوند), a dormant volcano, is the highest point in Iran (Persia). ... This article reads like an advertisement. ... The Boy Scouts of America(BSA) is an organization designed for boys between the ages of seven and eighteen, and for both young men and women between the ages of 14 and 21, based in the United States of America, with some presence in other countries. ...


Iranian Scouting difficulties

Since the 1970s, Iranian Scouting has faced difficulties, and lost WOSM membership. The government placed restraints on Scouting during the 1980s, and the wars that Iran has become involved in have taken into the military many of the Scout-age boys, as well as the leaders. The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ...


The 35th World Scout Conference, convened in Durban, South Africa from July 26 to 30, 1999, voted to remove Iran from membership because the national Scout organization had ceased to exist. Scouting is nascent, movement has started in Iranian schools, but little information is yet available. Durban is a vibrant cosmopolitian city in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. ...


The Iranian Scouting uniform of the present period likely has longer shirt sleeves and full-length trousers, in accordance with Islamic edicts. Islam (Arabic: ; ( ▶ (help· info)), the submission to God) is a monotheistic faith, one of the Abrahamic religions and the worlds second-largest religion. ...


Ideals and program

The Cub Scout Motto is "Koushesh Kon!", translating as "Try Hard!" in Farsi (equivalent to 'Do Your Best'). Cub Scouts were known as Shirbachcheh, literally Lion's Sons in Farsi, but carrying the meaning 'brave children'.


The Scout Motto is "Aamaadeh Baash", translating as "Be Prepared" in Farsi. The Farsi noun for Scouts is Pishahangi Pesharan, and Senior Scouts are known as Saiaran.


Girl Scouting in Iran

The Girl Scout organization was known as Fereshtegane Pishahange Īrān, literally Angel Scouts of Iran.


Girl Guiding may again be making inroads into Iran, as in 1993 a reception was held in Manila, Philippines in conjunction with WAGGGS' Asia Pacific Symposium of NGOs for Women in Development. The aim was to introduce or reintroduce the Girl Guiding/Girl Scouting movement and to explore possibilities of starting/restarting Girl Guiding/Girl Scouting in Iran, as well as Cambodia, Tibet, Russia, Uzbekistan and Vietnam. Fifty women leaders from those nations attended the Asia Pacific Symposium, sharing their Girl Guiding/Girl Scouting experiences. For other meanings of the word, see Manila (disambiguation). ... The standard of WAGGGS 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. ... A non-governmental organization (NGO) is an organization that is not part of a government and was not founded by states. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


See also

Membership badge of Ittihodi Scouthoi Tojikiston Tajikistan Scouting is served by the Ittihodi Scouthoi Tojikiston (in Russian Ассоциация Скаутов Таджикистана), the Tajikistan Scout Association. ... Membership badge of Da Afğānistān Sarandoy Tolanah Membership badge of Afghan Girl Scouts Scouting in Afghanistan was officially founded in 1931 by a Royal Decree. ...

References

Facts on World Scouting, Boy Scouts International Bureau, Ottawa, Canada, 1961 Scouting 'Round the World, World Scout Bureau, Geneva, Switzerland, 1977

Members of the Arab Scout Region

Full members: Algeria | Bahrain | Egypt | Jordan | Kuwait | Lebanon | Libya | Mauritania | Morocco | Oman | Palestine | Qatar | Saudi Arabia | Sudan | Tunisia | United Arab Emirates | Yemen
Potential members: Iran | Iraq | Syria | Western Sahara
Image File history File linksMetadata --ArabScoutlogo. ... Regional emblem of the Arab Scout Region The Arab Scout Region is the divisional office of the World Scout Bureau of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. ... The Scout Movement started in Palestine in 1912. ...


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