Italian Scout Federation

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Italian Scout Federation
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Italian Federazione Italiana dello Scautismo
Headquarters piazza Pasquale Paoli, 18
Location Rome
Country Italy
Founded 1986
Membership 187,000
President Franz Adami
Vice-president Marilina Laforgia
Affiliation World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, World Organization of the Scout Movement
Website
scouteguide.it
 Scouting portal

The Italian Scout Federation (FIS, Federazione Italiana dello Scautismo) is the national Scouting and Guiding federation of Italy. Scouting and Guiding in Italy started in 1910, the Boy Scouts were among the charter members of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1922, the Girl Guides joined the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1948. The federation serves 102,778 Scouts (as of 2011)[1] and 84,303 Guides (as of 2008).[2]

History[edit]

Further information: History of Scouting in Italy

The FIS was founded in 1986 after the merger of Federazione Esploratori Italiani (Boy Scouts branch, established in 1944 and WOSM affiliated) and Federazione Italiana Guide Esploratrici (Girl Guides branch, established in 1945 and WAGGGS affiliated).

Members[edit]

The members of the federation are

Affiliated to AGESCI are two minority Scouting organizations:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Triennal review: Census as at 1 December 2010". World Organization of the Scout Movement. Retrieved 13 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "33rd World Conference Document No. 11". World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. Retrieved 27 October 2008. 

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