Scouting nominated for Nobel Prize for Global Contribution towards peace & dialogue

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Date Issues: 29/01/2021

The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), have been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, recognising the outstanding contributions of Scouting that have empowered hundreds of millions of young people to create a lasting culture of peace in their communities for more than a century. 

Since its founding in 1907, the Scouting Movements have centred around enabling young people with the leadership and life skills for them to promote peace and mutual understanding, and to be of service to their communities. Scouting helps to build a lasting culture of peace by incorporating the ideas of teamwork, unity, and intercultural understanding into its Youth Programme and activities. 

Over the past decade alone, World Scouting’s flagship Messengers of Peace initiative has inspired Scouts around the world to take action in their communities by contributing to peace and sustainable development, contributing more than 16 million local projects and actions.