World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
Provide more opportunities for girls and young women to grow and lead through the programmes and methods based on the fundamental principles of Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting; empower girls and young women to be agents of change in the world through the programmes and methods based on the fundamental principles of Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting.
WAGGGS was formed in 1928 at the fifth International Conference, Hungary. It is at that conference that International Conference became the World Conference. There were 26 founding members of WAGGGS (Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Iceland, India, Japan, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and Northern Ireland, USA and Yugoslavia).
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