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JAMBOREE RULES AND REGULATIONS
  OF THE EURASIA REGIONAL SCOUT
          ORGANIZATION




  Adopted by 2nd Eurasia Regional Scout Conference,
                  September 2004,
                  Baku, Azerbaijan
JAMBOREE RULES AND REGULATIONS
OF THE EURASIA REGIONAL SCOUT ORGANIZATION

 1. DEFINITION
                  1.1 A Jamboree of the Eurasia Regional Scout Organization
                      (hereinafter referred to as Jamboree) is an official
                      international scout event of the Eurasia Scout Region of the
                      World Organization of the Scout Movement (hereinafter
                      referred to as WOSM).

                  1.2 The Jamboree is organized and carried out in compliance
                      with the Constitution and program policies of the WOSM,
                      the Constitution of the Eurasia Regional Scout Organization,
                      resolutions of the Eurasia Scout Conference (hereinafter
                      referred as Conference), and these rules and regulations.


 2. PURPOSE
                  The purpose of the Jamboree is as follows:

                    –   to promote Scouting in countries of the Eurasia Region in
                        accordance with the purpose, fundamental principles and
                        method of the WOSM adapted to the needs and
                        aspirations of young people and societies in these
                        countries;

                    –   to strengthen the unity of the Scout Movement in
                        countries of the Eurasia Region and to develop among
                        members of national scout organizations of these countries
                        the awareness of their belonging to the World Scouting
                        and the WOSM;

                    –   to facilitate in promoting among the public in countries of
                        the Eurasia Region the positive image of Scouting as a
                        universal educational movement open to all young people
                        and contributing to the education of responsible citizens of
                        their local, regional and world communities; and

                    –   to develop mutual understanding, tolerance              and
                        cooperation in countries of the Eurasia Region.


 3. PROGRAM
                  3.1. The Jamboree Program is an official document which:

                    –   provides the definition of a jamboree and explains its
                        purpose, logo and slogan;

                    –   sets out particularities for applying the Scout Method in
                        organizing and carrying out scout activities by participants
                        of the Jamboree and in relationships between its
                        organizers, participants and service staff members;


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  –   describes types of scout activities and specifies the plan,
      time and venues of program activities at the Jamboree;

  –   describes the content of program activities of the
      Jamboree and terms of scouts’ participation in them; and

  –   contains the daily program for jamboree participants.


3.2. The Jamboree Program must include:

  –   official ceremonies;

  –   ceremonial events;

  –   presentations of NSOs and countries represented by
      participants;

  –   discussion of issues that are of interest to young people
      and relevant to countries of the Eurasia Region by
      participants of the Jamboree; and

  –   social servicing of jamboree participants in a local
      community.

        The Jamboree Program must also provide for the free time
of its participants.

3.2.1. Official ceremonies.

3.2.1.1. The Jamboree Program must provide for its opening and
        closing official ceremonies.

3.2.1.2. The opening ceremony must comprise:

  –   the parade of jamboree participants;

  –   the solemn reading of the Scout Law as it is stated in the
      WOSM Constitution;

  –   welcoming remarks by representatives of the host country,
      the WOSM, the Eurasia Scout Organization, and the host
      NSO; and

  –   addressing remarks of the Jamboree’s operational
      leadership to its participants and guests.

        The parade of jamboree contingents is preceded and
closed by flag-bearers carrying the WOSM flag. Each contingent
is led by a flag-bearer carrying the flag of its country.

      The parade is opened by the Host NSO's contingent,
followed alphabetically by contingents of NSOs that are

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members of the WOSM and then by contingents of scout
organizations from other regions and guests.

3.2.1.3. The Jamboree’s closing ceremony must comprise:

   –   addressing remarks by representatives of the WOSM and
       the Eurasia Scout Organization;

   –   the solemn reading of the Scout Law as it is stated in the
       WOSM Constitution; and

   –   the transmission of the WOSM flag from the Host NSO to
       an NSO holding the next corresponding Jamboree.

3.2.2. Jamboree ceremonial events shall be organized and carried
       out by its operational leadership jointly with the Eurasia
       Regional Scout Office of the World Scout Bureau
       (hereinafter referred to as Regional Office).

3.2.3. Jamboree participants are entitled to present their NSOs
        and countries in a specially set up area by:

   –   organizing a standing exhibition; and

   –   carrying out presentations.

3.2.4. With the approval of the Regional Office, the Jamboree
       Organizing Committee devises and suggests topics to
       participants and organizes discussions, round-tables and
       workshops on issues that are of interest to young people
       and relevant to countries of the Eurasia Region.

3.3. The Jamboree Program provides for running activities on
     participants’ assistance to a local community, in the territory
     of which the Jamboree’s site is located.

3.4. Jamboree program activities must:

   –   be safe for participants;

   –   be simple and accessible for all, including jamboree
       participants with special needs;

   –   be carried out without causing damage or with minimum
       possible damage to the environment; and

   –   be run in official languages of the Eurasia Scout Region.

3.5. The Jamboree Program shall be devised by the Jamboree
     Organizing Committee in compliance with the requirements
     of these Rules and Regulations and based on a concept
     presented for consideration of the Conference.



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              3.6. Upon the approval of the Regional Office, the Host NSO (if
                   necessary jointly with the Jamboree Organizing Committee)
                   shall present the Jamboree Program for consideration of the
                   Committee. The Program of the Jamboree shall be approved
                   by the Committee not later than two years before holding it.

              3.7. The Jamboree Program shall be published with assistance of
                   the Regional Office in a special information bulletin in three
                   official languages of the Eurasia Scout Region and be sent
                   to its Eurasia NSOs, the Committee and the Regional
                   Office, the WOSM NSOs, the offices of regional scout
                   organizations of the WOSM, the World Scout Committee
                   and the World Scout Bureau.
4. TAKING A
DECISION ON   4.1. A country to host the Jamboree shall be specified by a
HOLDING THE        resolution of the Conference following the statement of a
JAMBOREE           corresponding national scout organization (hereinafter
                   referred as NSO).

              4.2. The NSO initiating the holding of a Jamboree presents to the
                   Conference:

                 –   a plan on organization of the Jamboree;

                 –   a concept of its program;

                 –   evidence of the available resources or possibilities for
                     attracting resources, including financial funds necessary
                     for the preparation and running of the Jamboree; and

                 –   a candidate for chairman of its Organizing Committee.

              4.3. Upon presentation of the Host NSO and adoption of the
                   corresponding resolution by the Conference not later than
                   two years before holding the Jamboree, the Eurasia Scout
                   Committee (hereinafter referred as Committee) and the
                   Regional Office shall approve:

                 –   the date and site of the Jamboree;

                 –   the age range and the approximate number of participants,
                     young people included (the quotas for the Host NSO and
                     attending NSOs), as well as the approximate number of
                     the service staff members;

                 –   the official logo and slogan of the Jamboree;

                 –   the Jamboree’s educational objectives and its tentative
                     program;

                 –   the composition of the Jamboree Organizing Committee;

                 –   the budget of the Jamboree; and


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                   –   the amount of fees paid by its participants.

5. MONITORING,
SUPPORT AND      5.1. Under Article XVIII.6 of the WOSM Constitution and
CHECKING              Article X.2 of the Eurasia Regional Scout Organization
                      Constitution, the Regional Office shall monitor, support and
                      check activities on organizing and running the Jamboree.
                  5.2. Pursuant to its powers, the Regional Office shall monitor
                      and check:

                   –   the educational efficiency of the Jamboree Program and its
                       compliance with age and cultural specificities of
                       participants;

                   –   the quality of preparation, organization and carrying out of
                       the Jamboree, as well as its infrastructure and maintenance
                       system; and

                   –   the compliance of organization and carrying out of the
                       Jamboree with requirements of the WOSM Constitution,
                       the Constitution of the Eurasia Regional Scout
                       Organization, and these Rules and Regulations.

                 5.3. Preliminary approval of the Committee and the Regional
                      Office shall be required for:

                   –   the composition of the Jamboree Organizing Committee;

                   –   the date, site, official logo, slogan, educational objectives
                       and program of the Jamboree, as well as programs of
                       opening and closing official ceremonies, issues on
                       organization and running ceremonial activities and work
                       of an international press centre;

                   –   the age ranges, quotas and approximate number of
                       jamboree participants;

                   –   the registration system of jamboree participants and
                       guests;

                   –   the composition and functions of the Jamboree’s
                       operational leadership;

                   –   the composition and functions of the Jamboree’s service
                       staff, including a form of the contract with them;

                   –   the system of recruitment, selection and training of the
                       service staff members, including the composition ratio of
                       local and foreign volunteers;

                   –   the amount of fees paid by jamboree participants;

                   –   the Jamboree’s budget;

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  –   the distribution and use of Jamboree’s proceeds;

  –   the procedure and conditions of trading at the Jamboree's
      camp site;

  –   the procedure and conditions of using the WOSM World
      Emblem in preparation and running of the Jamboree;

  –   the strategy of informing all concerned legal entities and
      physical persons about the Jamboree, its preparation and
      running;

  –   publications of the Jamboree Organizing Committee about
      the Jamboree, its advertising, and electronic copies of
      corresponding products;

  –   the strategy of attracting material resources, in particular
      financial funds necessary for organization and carrying
      out of the Jamboree;

  –   health care for jamboree participants, guests and service
      staff members (first-aid stations and transportation of
      persons standing in need of medical assistance, including
      outside the Jamboree’s camp);

  –   observance of collective hygiene standards at the
      Jamboree (drinking water, toilets, showers, wash stands,
      containers for food waste and garbage, their
      transportation);

  –   security of Jamboree’s participants, guests and service
      staff members (inside and outside the camp site, in the
      course of activities, in case of the general alarm of a
      natural disaster), including jamboree camp-site rules of
      admittance and departure (egress);

  –   provision of communications services to participants,
      guests and service staff (telephone, fax, Internet, e-mail);
      and

  –   transportation services for participants, guests and service
      staff (arrivals, departures, parking areas);

5.4. Upon agreeing these issues and necessary documents, the
     Host NSO (if necessary jointly with the Jamboree
     Ogranizing Committee) shall present to the Committee in
     terms agreed on with the Committee and the Regional
     Office written guarantees of keeping to its pledge.

5.5. Within three months before the opening of the Jamboree,
     plenipotentiaries of the Committee and the Regional Office
     shall, in terms agreed on with Jamboree Organizing
     Committee, inspect the readiness of the infrastructure,

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                     operational leadership, service staff, and the health care
                     system for participants, guests and service staff members, as
                     well as the availability of communications and
                     transportation means, security at the Jamboree, and the
                     observance of sanitary standards at the camp site.

                 5.6. At the latest ten days before the opening of the Jamboree,
                      the Regional Office’s plenipotentiaries shall check that the
                      Jamboree’s operational leadership will be present on the site
                      and that it will be ready to operate as soon as the first
                      participants and members of the service staff arrive on the
                      site.

                 5.7. For monitoring, support and checking of activities on
                      organizing and running the Jamboree, the Regional Office
                      shall attract funds that will be included in the event’s budget
                      and recovered by the Organizing Committee to the Regional
                      Office from the event’s proceeds. The amount of such funds
                      is specified following the agreement between the Regional
                      Office, the Host NSO and the Organizing Committee. The
                      Host NSO and the Organizing Committee shall present to
                      the Regional Office written guarantees of their
                      reimbursement.

6. INFORMATION
ABOUT THE        6.1. Not later that two years before the event, the Jamboree
JAMBORY:              Organizing Committee shall draft jointly with the Regional
PROMOTION AND         Office a strategy of distributing information about the
ATTRACTING            Jamboree to all concerned legal and physical persons and its
FUNDS                 advertizing.


                 6.2. In the period preceeding the event, the Organizing
                      Committee shall, upon agreement and with assistance of the
                      Regional Office, publish three bulletins about the Jamboree
                      in three official languages of the Eurasia Regional Scout
                      Organization and in the national language of the Host NSO.
                      Within two years prior to the Jamboree, the Organizing
                      Committee with assistance of the Regional Office shall
                      publish and send information bulletins to all NSOs of the
                      Eurasia Regional Scout Organization, the Committee and
                      the Regional Office, the WOSM NSOs, the World Scout
                      Committee, the World Scout Bureau, and regional offices of
                      the World Scout Bureau.

                 6.3. At the latest three months before holding the event, the
                      Jamboree Organizing Commmittee shall, upon agreement
                      and with assistance of the Regional Office, produce a
                      booklet about the Jamboree for its participants and guests in
                      three official languages of the Eurasia Regional Scout
                      Organization and in the national language of the Host NSO.


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                6.4. Within two years preceeding the Jamboree, its Organizing
                     Committee with assistance of the Regional Office shall
                     ensure that plenipotentiaries of:

                   –   each NSO of the Eurasia Regional Scout Organization will
                       make one visit to the site of the Jamboree in terms agreed
                       on with its Organizing Committee and leadership of their
                       NSOs; and

                   –   the Committee and Regional Office will visit at least three
                       times the host country and the site of the Jamboree in
                       terms agreed on by its Organizing Committee with the
                       Chairman of the Committee and the Regional Office.

                6.5. Visits of representatives from NSOs of the Eurasia Regional
                     Scout Organization to the site of the event shall be made for
                     ensuring proper preparation of contingents of participants
                     for the Jamboree and for considering scouts’ expectations
                     by its Organizing Committee.

                6.6. Visits of plenipotentiaries from the Committee and the
                     Regional Office to the host country and the site of the
                     Jamboree shall be implemented for rendering necessary
                     assistance to its Organizing Committee, as well as for
                     monitoring and checking the degree of readiness of the
                     infrasructure, operational management and service staff for
                     holding the event.

                6.7. With assistance from the Regional Ofiice, the Jamboree
                     Organizing Committee shall attract resources, including
                     funds which are required for the preparation and running of
                     the event.

                6.8. The Jamboree Organizing Committee shall regularly inform
                     the Committee and the Regional Office on all activities
                     conducted in the course of preparation for the event. The
                     procedure and terms of informing on preparation for the
                     Jamboree shall be agreed on by its Organizing Committee
                     with the Regional Office at the latest two years before
                     holding the Jamboree.

                7. OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT

8. CONTINGENT
LEADERS         8.1. The NSOs of the Eurasia Scout Region shall let the
                     Jamboree Organizing Committee know names, addresses
                     and NSO-related positions of contingent leaders at least
                     three months prior to the event.

                8.2. Contingent leaders shall be responsible for:

                   –   timely arrival of their contingents at the Jamboree;


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                     –   ensuring the participation of scouts from their contingents
                         in program activities at the Jamboree;

                     –   protection of life and health of scouts from their
                         contingents at the Jamboree; and

                     –   observance of human rights, accepted rules of conduct for
                         jamboree participants or standards of social intercourse
                         life and preclusion of voluntary waste of camp assets by
                         scouts of their contingents.

                   8.3. Contingent leaders shall be accommodated in camping areas
                        of their contingents.

9. SERVICE STAFF
                   9.1. The Organizing Committee shall, at the latest three months
                         before the Jamboree, recruit the event service on a
                         voluntary basis mostly from scouts of the Host NSO, as
                         well as from scouts of NSOs of the Eurasia Scout Region
                         following the proposals from these organizations.


                   9.2. The service staff at the Jamboree shall mostly be made up of
                         scouts between 18 and 35 years of age.

                   9.3. The Jamboree’s Organizing Committee shall select the staff
                         of the International Press Center and Protocol Service with
                         approval of the Regional Office.

                   9.4. Service staff members from scouts shall be accommodated
                         in a special sub-camp on the Jamboree’s campsite. Non-
                         scout members of the service staff shall camp outside the
                         Jamboree’s camp site or in a special sub-camp on its camp
                         site. However, they have to be treated in such a way that
                         they can feel themselves part of the event and enjoy full
                         respect of their own privacy.

                   9.5. Service staff members shall be under the command of the
                         Jamboree Operational Leadership.

                   9.6. Service staff members shall operate on a basis of these Rules
                         and Regulations and a contract concluded individually by
                         each of them with the Organizing Committee of the
                         Jamboree. The form of a contract shall be agreed on with
                         the Regional Office not later than six months before the
                         Jamboree.

                   9.7. The Organizing Committee shall pay particular attention to
                         service staff members from foreign volunteers and
                         representatives of international organizations.



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10. LANGUAGES
                10.1. According to Article XI of the Constitution of the Eurasia
                     Scout Organization official languages of the Jamboree are
                     Russian, English and French.


                10.2. The Organizing Committee shall release any information
                     about the Jamboree in these languages.

                10.3. Program activities at the Jamboree shall be run:

                   –   in three official languages (official ceremonies and
                       ceremonial events); and

                   –   in one of the official languages as decided by participants
                       (other activities).


                10.4. The language of the host country can also be used in
                     carrying out program activities at the Jamboree.

                10.5. Members of the operational leadership and service staff
                     must be capable of communicating in Russian and English
                     or French at such a level that they would be able to
                     communicate in these languages without difficulties while
                     performing their duties.
11. FLAGS
                11.1. In the arena of the event a special area shall be arranged for
                       hoisting the WOSM flag and national flags of the NSOs
                       represented at the Jamboree. National flags can also be
                       displayed in campsites of the contingents.


                11.1. National flags can be displayed during the opening
                      ceremony of the Jamboree or during the presentation of
                      NSOs and countries in their respective areas of exhibition.

                11.3. Flags or banners of commercial organizations shall be
                     displayed in areas specially assigned by the Organizing
                     Committee of the Jamboree where they will not compete
                     with the WOSM flag and country flags.
12. SELLING
                12.1. Only literature or information materials about Scouting and
                      scout souvenirs are allowed for selling on the event
                      campsite.


                12.2. Selling operations can be conducted by legal and physical
                      persons pursuant to contracts, which they must conclude
                      with the Organizing Committee of the Jamboree.

                12.3 The bill of goods, the content of contracts and the list of
                      legal and physical persons, with which they will be signed,

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      shall be agreed on with both the Jamboree Organizing
      Committee and the Regional Office.

12.4 Not later than a year prior to the event, the Jamboree
     Organizing Committee shall sign an agreement with the
     SCORE to specify the conditions for using the World
     Scout Emblem.

12.5 Trading at the Jamboree campsite is permitted only in areas
     specially designated for these purposes by the Organizing
     Committee.




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