World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)

Association mondiale des guides et des éclaireuses (AMGE)
Asociación Mundial de las Guias Scouts (AMGS)

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History

17 May 1928, Budapest (Hungary), at 5th International Conference. Previously an International Council functioned from Feb 1919 for 9 years. Constitution first drafted 1928 and adopted 1936. UK Registered Charity: 306125. Europe Region registered in accordance with Belgian law and is on EU Transparency Register: 07410725016-32.

Aims

Enable girls and young women to develop their fullest potential as responsible citizens of the world; provide girls and young women with opportunities for self-training in development of character, responsible citizenship and service in their own and world communities; advocate on behalf of girls and young women on issues that affect them.

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Activities

Meeting activities; Training; Programmes; Awards.

Structure

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Languages

Arabic, English, French, Spanish.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

Council of Europe (CE) (Participatory Status) - through its European Committee; United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (Consultative Status); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (Liaison Status); International Labour Organization (ILO) (Special List); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 14 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 50 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 144 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

B3469

Last News Received

2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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