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The Constitution and bye-laws of ISGF
The International Scout and Guide Fellowship (ISGF) is an organisation for adults, in support
of Scouting and Guiding.
Based on the Scout/Guide Ideals, its essential aim is to assist its members to maintain the
values learned in the youth movements, in a perspective of active support of the World
Organisation of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and the World Association of Girl Guides and
Girl Scouts (WAGGGS), of service within their communities and of a continuous personal
ISGF is open to former members of the WOSM and WAGGGS, to adults who did not get the
opportunity to be Scouts/Guides at early age and to be active Scout/Guide leaders.
ARTICLE I NAME
The name of the Organisation is the International Scout and Guide Fellowship (ISGF).
The French Version of the name is "L'Amiti, internationale scoute et guide" (AISG).
The organisation is independent.
ARTICLE II PRINCIPLES
The Principles of the International Scout and Guide Fellowship are to:
a) respect life and human rights;
b) work for justice and peace in order to create a better world;
c) contribute to international understanding especially through friendship, tolerance and
respect for others, as laid down in the Aims.
ARTICLE III AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The Aims of the International Scout and Guide Fellowship are to encourage its members:
a) to personally keep alive the spirit of the Promise and Law as laid down by Baden-Powell,
Founder of the Scout and Guide Movements.
b) to bring that spirit into the communities in which they live and work; and
c) to actively support Scouting and Guiding in these communities, in their countries and
The Objectives of the International Scout and Guide Fellowship are:
to establish liaison and co-operation between its Member Organisations, hereinafter
called "National Scout and Guide Fellowships (NSGFs)";
to encourage the founding of NSGFs in any country where no such Organisation exists;
to promote friendship amongst its members throughout the world.