2013 Regionl Conferences

28 June 2013

The function the Regional Conferences is to promote and expand Girl Guiding/Girl Scouting within the Region and develop plans for assisting National Organizations; to provide opportunities for training and sharing concerns, experiences and human resources; as well as elect Regional Committees.

11th Asia Pacific Regional Conference

Japan mascot - Mirai & Kokoro

Mirai-chan and Kokoro-chan welcome the Asia Pacific Region to Japan!

Girl Scouts of Japan (GSJ) is hosting the 11th Asia Pacific Regional Conference from 29 June to 6 July 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. The Asia Pacific Regional Committee and GSJ are preparing a very special and exciting conference that will offer our Member Organizations the opportunities to work together, learn, celebrate successes and develop partnerships and joint projects.

 13th Western Hemisphere Regional Conference

The 13th Western Hemisphere Regional Conference 2013 will be taking place this year from 20- 25 July in Mexico at our Regional World Centre, Our Cabaña and co-hosted with Guías de México.

The theme for the conference is "Be More, Grow More."

 The 20th Arab Regional Conference

The Scouts and Guides of Oman is hosting the 20th Arab Regional Conference from 24 to 29 August 2013 in Muscat, Oman. The Theme "Guides, Reach out Beyond Boundaries".

The theme reflects the vision of the Arab Region and WAGGGS on the future of the Girl Guides and Girl Scouts movement: "All Girls & Young Women are valued and take action to change the world", through a membership development strategy which will be presented during the conference.

 14th European Guide Conference

16 August 2013- 21 August 2013Berlin is a lively city which has undergone the most remarkable transformation over recent years. It is truly wonderful that our friends in Germany are ready to host our European Conferences and to do so with style and energy. We are looking forward to fulfilling the theme of the Conference:

Be Prepared, Be There, Be Berlin

 10th Africa Regional Conference

11 August 2013- 17 August 2013.The 10th Africa Regional Conference will take place this year at “Lagos Airport Hotel” in Lagos, Nigeria.

The theme for the conference is “African Young women: soaring towards excellence”.