- Mar 31 Tue 2009 18:19
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The Republic of Geneva welcomed the World Scout Committee
On Friday, 20 March, Mr Laurent Moutinot, a Councillor of State of the Republic and Canton of Geneva, hosted a reception for the World Scout Committee in the prestigious Alabama Room at the Hôtel de Ville (Geneva’s City Hall). It was here that the Red Cross was born.
The World Organization of the World Scout Movement has been based in Geneva for 40 years. In 1969, this was a significant move. Mr Luc Panissod, the newly appointed Secretary General, highlighted the points that unite Geneva and Scouting.
- Mar 23 Mon 2009 23:58
Luc Panissod to head the World Scout Bureau
Geneva, 21 March 2009: At its first meeting of the year, the World Scout Committee appointed Luc Panissod as Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. Mr Panissod, who had been fulfilling this function on an interim basis since November 2007, will lead the World Scout Bureau, the international secretariat of the Scout Movement, based in Geneva.
On learning of his appointment, Luc Panissod stated: “I am very honoured by the trust that the World Committee has shown towards me and I am perfectly aware of the responsibilities entrusted to me. In order to carry out my mandate, I count on the support of the Committee as well as that of all volunteers and professionals at all levels of our Organization. My commitment is guided by Scouting’s values. My work will aim to bring about the changes needed for our Movement to be able to respond to the needs of young people and to face the challenges of the future.”
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