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Western Hemisphere

Western Hemisphere Regional Committee 2019 - 2022

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Alberto Zambrana (Uruguay) chairman
Ricardo Blengini (Argentina) secretary
Bryan Bell (USA) treasurer

Western Hemisphere Region Committee email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Information about Western Hemisphere Region: (WHR)

wh region12 National Scout and Guide Fellowships: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Curaçao, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and Venezuela
11 Central Branch countries: Aruba, Barbados, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Uruguay and USA

pdf Memorandum of Understanding Western, Hemisphere region (102 KB)

pdf Memorandum de Entendimiento, Hemisferio Occidental (125 KB)


Sub-region: South America
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela

Sub-region: Central America & Caribbean
Aruba, Barbados, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haïti, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, CASEGHA USA

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3rd ISGF Regional Conference Western Hemisphere announced

2023 logo whrconf enThe Hosting Committee and the National Council of Scouts and Adult Guides of Argentina invite all ISGF members to the 3rd Western Hemisphere Regional Conference, to be held in Córdoba, Argentina, from October 27 to 31, 2023.

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Online Toast meeting new NSGFs of Western Hemisphere Region

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On 22 May 2022 the Western Hemisphere Region organized an online toast meeting. Four (4) members from each new NSGF in this region were invited to a short meeting.

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Online Zoom celebration 4th Anniversary WH Region great success

thank you poster 4th anniversy whThe online Zoom meeting on the 4th Anniversary of the Western Hemisphere (WH) Region on September 5, 2020 was a great success. More than 55 members from 14 countries were online and each WH country was invited to tell about their development or about an activity.
Mario Bertagnolio, liaison for WH Region from World Committee as well as Leny Doelman, Central Branch Coordinator were present and congratulated the region and wished them success with future developments.

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ISGF Western Hemisphere Region will celebrate its 4th anniversary September 5th

flyer 4th anniversary wh regionIt is just a symbolic milestone to remember the work every one of us carries out every day for the benefit of our communities and, most important, for the support of the groups of Scouts and Guides, who help to develop better human beings without expecting any reward.

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Lively 2nd Western Hemisphere Region Conference

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The second Western Hemisphere Region Conference was held in New York, USA, from September 16 till 20, 2019. The activities took place in the world fair Marina near La Guardia Airport.

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2nd ISGF Regional Conference Western Hemisphere announced

2019 logo 2nd wh conferenceThe 2nd Western Hemisphere Regional conference will be held from 16 – 20 September 2019 in New York, USA. Central Branch group CASEGHA-USA will be the host and they are working very hard behind the scenes to present this Regional Conference together with the ISGF Regional Committee.

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Western Hemisphere Region officially launched

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The 1st Western Hemisphere (WH) Conference took place in Paramaribo, Suriname from 3 till 7 September 2016. The place of the meeting was in hotel Torarica, a neighboring hotel, close to the Eco Resort Inn where most of the participants were accommodated. 90 members from 10 countries: Aruba, Brazil, Chile, Curacao, Haiti, Netherlands, Spain, Suriname, Uruguay and USA were present and they had a great time.

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Paperwork Western Hemisphere Conference 2016

eco resort inn 2The Organizing Committee of the 1st ISGF Western Hemisphere Conference is ready and waiting for us.

In less than 10 weeks’ time, more than 88 ISGF members from 10 (ten) countries will be arriving in Paramaribo, Suriname to participate in the Western Hemisphere Conference (3 - 7 September 2016).

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Deadline 1st Western Hemisphere Conference extended

register now redThe Conference registration deadline has been extended until 31 May 2016. If you have not yet registered, now is the time. The 1st Western Hemisphere Conference will be held September 3 – 7, 2016 in Paramaribo, Suriname.
The World Committee together with the Host Committee made an attractive program with a panel discussion, important information and a choice of excursions. Click here for more information so DO NOT FORGET TO REGISTER.


First ISGF Western Hemisphere Regional Conference in Suriname

2016 conference wh When and where: The 1st ISGF Western Hemisphere Regional Conference will be held in Paramaribo, Suriname from 3 – 7 September 2016. The Central Branch group “Paveurs” from Suriname is the host and they are pulling out all the stops to make this event an unforgettable one.

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