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Succeeding in Hosting the World Scout Jamboree 2023 at Saemangeum in Jeollabuk-do
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Succeeding in Hosting the World Scout Jamboree 2023 at Saemangeum in Jeollabuk-do

World Youths Spread their Wings of Dream in Saemangeum

 

 

The World Scout Jamboree 2023 is held at Saemangeum in Jeollabuk-do.

 

The World Organization of the Scout Movement(WOSM) held its general meeting in Azerbaijan in 16 August 2017 to finally select Korea Jeollabuk-do Saemangeum as the venue of the 25th World Scout Jamboree 2023.

 

The World Scout Jamboree 2023 will be held in Saemangeum, Buan, Jeonbuk in August 2023 when about 50,000 adolescents are expected to participate from 168 countries all over the world, which is estimated to be the largest scale ever held.

 

 

Under the theme of ‘Draw your dream’, young people in the world will experience jamboree activities by exceeding and overcoming their ethnic groups, cultures, and political ideologies to consolidate international understanding and friendship.

 

The Saemangeum jamboree ground is scheduled to form the space of a radial shape where the camping sites, in which world juveniles participate directly, surround the hub or center including a grand agora(meeting space), exhibition halls, and convenient facilities in the field of about 9.9km2 (nearly 3,000,000 pyeong(s)).

 

It is predicted that world janborees’ effect on production inducement reaches about 80 billion won, their inducement effect of added value amounts to approximately 30 billion won, and their employment creation attains 1,000 jobs.

 

In addition, year 2023 is expected to produce its large tangible and intangible effects in that it symbolizes the Korean scouts’ 100th anniversary history as well as it enables adolescents from around the world to directly experience Saemanggeum as the future land of Korea.

 

Song Ha Jin, the Governor of Jeollabuk-do, revealed, “In order to make the world jamboree event successful, it is necessary to build Saemanggeum infrastructure in early stages. I will accelerate the speed of Saemangeum projects including the construction of Saemangeum SOC(social overhead capital) such as airports, railroads, and roads along with the central government so as to show the future images of Korea and Jeollabuk-do to world youth.”

 

Information: Department of International Cooperation, Jeollabuk-do Provincial Office. TEL: +82-063-280-2116

 

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