Union Internationale des Guides et Scouts d’Europe

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The Union Internationale des Guides et Scouts d’Europe (International Union of the Guides and Scouts of Europe, UIGSE; also known as Union Internationale des Guides et Scouts d′Europe – Fédération du Scoutisme Européen, UISGE-FSE, or simply as Fédération du Scoutisme Européen, FSE) is an independent faith-based Scouting organization with 23 member associations in 19 European countries and also in Argentina, Brazil, and North America, serving roughly 55,000 members. The coeducational organization, headquartered in France, was founded in 1956 by a group of German and French Roman Catholic Scoutmasters as a faith-based scouting movement.

Union Internationale des Guides et Scouts d′Europe
Union Internationale des Guides et Scouts d′Europe
Headquarters France
Country see table to the left
Founded 1956
Membership c. 68,000
Federal Commissioner Nathalie Flama
President Jean-Luc Angélis
Religious Affiliation Catholic

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Member organizations

Country Association founded Members Status
Albania Udhëhequset dhe Skautistet e Europes 1996 contacts
Argentina Coordinación de Asociaciones Diocesanas de Scouts Católicos Argentinos (CADISCA) 1996 2,000 contacts
Austria Katholische Pfadfinderschaft Europas - Österreich (KPE-Ö) 1981 100 full member
Belarus Katalickija Skautki i Skauty FSE 300 candidate
Belgium Guides et Scouts d′Europe - Belgique (GSE-B, French)
Europascouts en Gidsen - België (ESG-B, Dutch)
1960 1,600 full member
Brazil Associação de Guias e Escoteiros Católicos (AG&E) 2009 contacts
Canada Federation of North-American Explorers (FNE, Catholic) 1999 500 observer
Canada Association Evangelique du Scoutisme au Quebec (Protestant) candidate
Czech Republic Asociace skautek a skautů Evropy (ASSE) 50 contacts
France Association des Guides et Scouts d′Europe (AGSE) 1958 33,000 full member
Germany Evangelische Pfadfinderschaft Europas (EPE, Protestant) 1977 300 full member
Germany Katholische Pfadfinderschaft Europas (KPE, Roman Catholic) 1976 2,500 full member
Hungary Magyarországi Európai Cserkészek (MEC) 1990 200 candidate
Italy Associazione Italiana Guide e Scouts d'Europa Cattolici della FSE (AIGSEC-FSE) 1976 20,000 full member
Latvia Katoļu gaidu un skautu organizācija candidate
Lithuania Lietuvos Nacionalinė Europos Skautų Asociacija (LNESA) 1992 300 candidate
Netherlands 2014 observer
Poland Stowarzyszenie Harcerstwa Katolickiego - "Zawisza" FSE (SHK Zawisza FSE) 1982/1990 5,700 full member
Portugal Associação das Guias e Escuteiros da Europa - Portugal (AGEEP) 1979 200 full member
Romania Cercetaşii Creştini Români din Federaţia Scoutismu-lui European (ACCR-FSE) 1991 500 full member
Russia ORYuR/Организации Российских Юных Разведчиков - The Organization of Russian Young Pathfinders 1990 100 candidate
Spain Asociación Española Guías y Scouts de Europa (AEGSE) 1978 900 full member
Switzerland Schweizerische Pfadfinderschaft Europas (SPE, German)
Scoutisme Européen Suisse (SES, French)
Scautismo Europeo Svizzero (SES, Italian)
1977 850 full member
Ukraine Католицьке скаутство Європи в Україні - Katolickije Skautsvo Evropi full member
United Kingdom Guides and Scouts of Europe - U.K. 2014 observer

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