Recruitment for WAGGGS 37th World Conference - Observer (Young Women)



The World Conference of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is held every three years and is a key part of policy making for WAGGGS and its Member Organisations. The 37th World Conference (37 WoCo) was originally scheduled to be held in 2020 in Uganda but was postponed due to the pandemic. The Conference is now set to be held virtually via online platform in July 2021. During the Conference, Member Organisations will elect new World Board Members, decide the host of the 38th World Conference in 2023, and consider proposed constitutional and other motions.


The HKGGA is now calling for applications from young women to join the Hong Kong delegation as observers to attend the 37th World Conference. 



  • Aged 18-30
  • Current and active members of HKGGA, preferably with roles at District level or above, or aiming to contribute to Hong Kong or global Guiding positions in the future.
  • Passionate about Girl Guiding, WAGGGS knowledge, leadership mindsets, governance and advocacy.
  • Be able to communicate in English and willing to participate actively in discussions.
  • Must be able to attend the interview (dates below).



  • Must attend the full conference period* (refer to the tentative conference schedule below). 
  • Assist with publicity work via social media during the conference period.
  • Commit to the projects/roles assigned by the Association after the conference.


Nomination period: 
Please submit the application form (word/pdfwith a nominating Commissioner's recommendation to the International and China Liaison Office ( on or before 20 May 2020 (Thursday).




Date: 24/5/2021 (Mon) or 25/5/2021 (Tue)
Time: 7:00-9:00pm (Exact time slots will be communicated individually)
Format: Online platform (Zoom or Teams, TBC)
Dress code: Full uniform


*Tentative schedule for 37th World Conference (11:00 am UTC = 7pm HK Time) 


Tuesday 27 July

Wednesday 28 July

Thursday 29 July

Friday 30 July

Saturday 31 July

11:00am –

12:30pm UTC

Opening Ceremony

Plenary Session

Plenary Session

Plenary Session

Plenary Session

12:30pm –

1:00 pm UTC


1:00pm –

2:30 pm UTC

Plenary Session

Plenary Session

Plenary Session

Plenary Session

Closing Ceremony

3:00 pm UTC


Walking Together, Walking Far – Campfire 2021

The delegation will attend the Conference together in person at the HKGGA Headquarters.


For more details about 37 WoCo, please visit:



International and China Liaison Office (