World Organization of the Scout Movement - Bureau Européen du Scoutisme

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Lobbying Costs

300,000€ - 399,999€

Financial year: Oct 2021 - Sep 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

5 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    World Organization of the Scout Movement - Bureau Européen du Scoutisme   (WOSM)

    EU Transparency Register

    199308213329-62 First registered on 24 Mar 2014

    Goals / Remit

    The Bureau Européen du Scoutisme is part of the European Region of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM). The mission of Scouting is to empower young people through non-formal educational to build a world where they will be self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in their community (local, national and global). We achieve this mission through supporting and facilitating the 40 national Scout organizations (NSOs) representing all together 2 Millions of members in delivering flexible, effective and sustainable educational interventions in response to the identified needs of young people in our societies. For 2019-2021, the organization will work on the following priorities: better measuring the impact of Scouting; Increase the diversity of our membership and ensuring that Scouting is effectively welcoming all children and young people; Increase the sustainability of our actions and ensure Scouting is contributing actively to the mitigation and prev (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    As one of the leading educational youth organisations, we follow Youth Policies, Education, Volunteering, ErasmusPlus and European Solidarity Corps monitoring, Employment (especially when it comes to recognition of skills and transition from education to the labour market), Social inclusion, Climate Change and sustainable development , Democratic Participation and Citizenship, Development policy and programmes.


    Head Office
    Rue Henri-Christiné, 5
    Geneva 1205
    EU Office
    Rue De L'Industrie 10


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 28 Sep 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Kristina PITALSKAYA 08 Feb 2020 06 Feb 2021
    Ms Samia FITOURI 29 Jan 2020 29 Jan 2021
    Ms Sunna Lif ÞÓRARINSDÓTTIR 27 Nov 2019 27 Oct 2020
    Ms Marguerite Potard 05 Nov 2019 31 Oct 2020
    Julia BARTA 05 Nov 2019 26 Sep 2020
    Ms Reka SALAMON 05 Nov 2019 05 Mar 2020
    Ms Samia FITOURI 20 Feb 2019 29 Jan 2020
    Ms Marguerite Potard 13 Apr 2018 13 Apr 2019
    Ms Samia FITOURI 19 Sep 2017 19 Sep 2018
    Mr Hunor PÉTER 19 Sep 2017 19 Sep 2018
    Ms Marguerite Potard 20 Mar 2017 07 Mar 2018
    Ms Marguerite Potard 05 Mar 2016 04 Mar 2017
    Ms Camilla Palazzini 05 Mar 2016 04 Mar 2017
    Ms Marguerite Potard 28 Feb 2015 26 Feb 2016
    Ms Letizia Gambini 19 Feb 2015 04 Feb 2016

    Complementary Information

    WOSM has 3 permanent staff members based in the office in Brussels. They are responsible of policy development, advocacy, communications and fundraising. WOSM has as well some temporary/project staff based in the office in Brussels, according to the current projects. We also host European Solidarity Corps Volunteers.

    In addition, there is a group of 6/8 volunteers who represents the organisation externally in advocacy or policy development meetings.

    Person in charge of EU relations

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    Person with legal responsibility

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  • Categories


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  • Networking


    The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) is a full member of the European Youth Forum and enjoys participatory status within the Council of Europe and consultative status with the UN ECOSOC. The European Scout Office has a working relationship with a number of other organisations: the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS), the European Youth Forum, the Advisory Council of the Council of Europe, the European Youth Foundation, the Life Long Learning Platform and the Center of European Volunteering. WOSM is also a permanent member of the European Union Forum on the Rights of the Child and CRAG. It took a leading role in the set up and the work of the Alliance of NGOs promoting the European Year of Volunteering for 2011. Following, it became founding member of the European Alliance for Volunteering EAV. In Rome, on 22 April 2005, the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Millennium Campaign, which was renewed in 2013 to participate in the MyWorld campaign.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Oct 2021 - Sep 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Other financial info

    Our operating grant result for 2023 is pending.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)

    Children's rights#We are members of the European Youth Forum, the Life Long Learning Platform, the Center of European Volunteering (CVE) and follow through them the works of the Youth LifeLong Learning and Volunteering Interest group. We are also part of the CRAG (Children Rights Action Group), one of the initiators of the Children's Rights Intergroup.

    Other activities

    We participate to regular European Commission or European Parliament consultations on the issues of our focus;

  • Meetings


    8 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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