Good Governance





Good governance is essential for running a successful National Scout Organization and creating a positive image of Scouting within a country.

As weaker governance processes often make it difficult to sustain the delivery of high-quality programmes to youth members and retain adult leaders, WOSM aims to improve the capacities of National Scout Organizations through continuous collaboration with their leadership teams worldwide. In this Service area, you will find support for effective decision-making in national boards, strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, institutional matters (development and review of national constitutions), risk, change and financial management.

 Popular service requests


Induction of newly elected boards of National Scout Organizations

Support the review of a National Scout Organization’s constitution

alt Facilitate and support strategic planning processes


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Consultant shoutout

 Emanuel Porcelli
from the Interamerica Region

for his determination and contribution in updating the National Constitutions of several NSOs and in their adaptation to the WOSM Governance Model, which is allowing them to improve their institutional performance.


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