The sun is rising on a new century of Scouting

Eduardo Missoni

Message from Eduardo Missoni, Secretary General of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.

The sun is rising on a new century of Scouting.

When joining millions of other Scouts in the renewal of the Promise, let us thank all those who made it possible for us to live the unique, exciting and involving experience of Scouting, that started with our Founder B-P.

We live in times of increasing disparities, world wide intolerance, tensions and growing conflicts. Irresponsible life-styles and wild consumerism are seriously putting our planet's environmental stability at risk.

As "citizens of the world", we have a responsibility.

As Scouts, our duty is to actively engage in creating a better world.

Let's be firmly guided by our common Promise and face the future with optimism and courage.

As sisters and brothers, recognising in every human being a friend, whatever his or her beliefs or situation, let's devote all our energies to building Peace.