Interreligious Dialogue Badge


The Interreligious Forum  with the ICCS  – is a group of religious networks that share common ground and acknowledge the right and opportunity Scouts should have to develop and practice their spirituality and religion. – This was approved in Rome in 2017.

In this since the Interreligious Dialogue Badge was created (IRD)

The Programme aims to help young people to become:

  • capable,
  • confident
  • committed

In spiritual and religious development by being actively engaged in interreligious friendship.

4 steps :

Step 1:

  • A residential experience (3-4 days) such as a retreat, in which basic understanding can be gained and key skills can be learned and practiced;

Step 2 :

  • Ongoing personal reflection, including writing a journal;

Step 3 :

  • With the support of a mentor, finalize plans for volontary service based on the theme explored during the Discovery Retreat.

Step 4 :

  • Service, in which values, principles and skills can be increased and developed;

Participation in the Interreligious Dialogue network, after gaining the badge, to offer mutual support to others in the network and encourage interreligious friendship in Scouting