The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is made up of 173 National Scout Organizations (NSOs) all over the world, divided into six Regions: Africa, Arab, Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Europe, and Interamerica. The World Scout Conference, which takes place every three years, is the governing body of WOSM. It elects a World Scout Committee, which is the executive body of the organisation. The World Scout Bureau is the secretariat and is headed by a Secretary General.
The World Scout Conference
The World Scout Committee
World Triennial Plan
The Strategy for Scouting is made a reality through World, Regional and National strategic plans. Read the World Triennial Plan 2021-2024 to learn more about Scouting’s priorities.
WOSM 2021-2022 Annual Report
WOSM’s Annual Report 2021-2022 highlights incredible stories and achievements from across the Scout Movement during the period between 1 October 2021 and 30 September 2022. Read the full report to learn how WOSM is creating a lasting global impact in communities around the world and working towards Vision 2023 as our Strategy for Scouting.
WOSM 2021-2022 Consolidated Financial Statements
The accounting principles and presentation of the financial statements of the World Scout Bureau (WSB) have been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Swiss Code of Obligations and the Swiss GAAP RPC/FER 21 and the Swiss GAAP RPC/FER framework as a whole. The financial statements have been prepared using historical cost principles and are presented in US dollars. The WSB financial statements were prepared and approved for release by the Secretary General and the management on 10 February 2023 and will be submitted for the approval of the World Scout Committee.