União Nacional dos Escuteiros de Timor-Leste

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União Nacional dos Escuteiros de Timor-Leste
União Nacional dos Escuteiros de Timor Leste.png
Country East Timor
Founded December 2, 2005
Affiliation World Organization of the Scout Movement
Website
www.scout.tl
 Scouting portal

The União Nacional dos Escuteiros de Timor-Leste (UNE-TL; roughly National Scout Union of East Timor, now The Scout Association of Timor-Leste) is the national Scouting organization of East Timor. It was founded on December 2, 2005 through the merger of the Corpo de Escuteiros Católicos em Timor-Leste[1] (Corps of Catholic Scouts of East Timor) and of Timor-Leste Scouting (East Timor Scouting).[2] The organization is a member of the Comunidade do Escutismo Lusófono (Community of Lusophone Scouting). It became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement on 22 June 2017.[3]

Membership badge of Associação dos Escuteiros de Timor Lorosae
badge under Indonesian Scouting

Dom Ximenes Belo, former Bishop of Dili and Nobel Peace Prize winner, is a former Scout and active in Scouting.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Maria Solana da Conceição Soares Fernandes". National Parliament of the Democratic Republic of East Timor. Retrieved 2007-03-14. 
  2. ^ "INBOX January 2006". World Organization of the Scout Movement, Asia Pacific Region. Retrieved 2007-03-14. 
  3. ^ "The Scout Association of Timor-Leste joins WOSM". www.scout.org. Retrieved 2017-07-04. 

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