Webinar zum World Refugee Day

On the occasion of this year’s World Refugee Day, which is celebrated each year on 20 June, the members of the Joint Working Group on Human Rights and Refugees are pleased to invite you to the webinar, “Stories from the field”. It will take place digitally on 20 June 2021, from 16h00 CEST until 18h30 CEST.

This event will be an opportunity to listen to the experiences of people with a refugee background, to learn more about the situation of refugees outside of Europe, and to get inspired by good practices of Guides and Scouts supporting refugees.





16h00 CEST

Presentation from refugees and experts
with Ehab Badwi, Mamadou Ceesay, Jacopo Sarti, and Elisa Sandri

Refugees will share their personal stories while experts will give some background and contextual information.
The session will close with a period of questions and answers.

17h30 CEST

Short break of 15 minutes

17h45 CEST

Presentation from the Working Group on Human Rights and Refugees and selected Member Organisations of WAGGGS and WOSM in Europe

Representatives of the Mouvement Scout de Suisse (Switzerland) and the Türkiye İzcilik Federasyonu (Turkey) will present the projects they implement, with whom they collaborated, and what they have learnt from it.
The session will close with a period of questions and answers.

Target Audience

This Joint Event is open to all Guides, Scouts and Leaders who are interested in the topic of Human Rights and Refugees. Please note that this event will take place in English, with no translation into French provided.


Please save your place by registering as soon as possible for the ZOOM videoconference call, noting that technical parameters may limit the number of participants to a certain size.

We are looking forward to welcoming many participants so that we can spread the Scouting and Guiding spirit even further.

The Europe Region WAGGGS and the European Scout Region of WOSM
8 June 2021