The first RSI- Greek Scouts team just before their departure at Athens International Airport (18.07.2019)
The first group of RSI trainers, volunteers and members of the IST (International Service Team) from “Scouts of Greece” departed from Athens, Greece, on Wednesday July 18th. Along with RSI President, Vassiliki Danelli-Mylona, the following RSI members join the group: Manos Brouzas, Technical Manager, Fotis Thomas, trainer-volunteer, Mechanical Engineer and Cart champion, Savvas Kotridis, Hellenic Air Force pilot, and Vasiliki Plemmenou, Social Anthropologist.
RSI President, selected RSI staff members and trained volunteers will train, upon their arrival, other trainers from other countries so as to join our team. Altogether, under RSI’s guidance, will consist of the main body that will coordinate the trainings at the “Transportation Safety “hub in the “Living in the 21st century” area of the 24th WSJ. The purpose is to raise awareness among adolescents and young people on essential road safety principles as well as informing them about the main causes of road crashes, aiming at the prevention of road injuries which consist the first cause of death for this age group at a global level.
RSI is also a Consulting Body of United Nations at the Economic and Social Council for youth awareness and has actively participated with educational actions at previous international events of World Scout Movement (Sweden 2011, Canada 2013, Switzerland 2013, Japan 2015 and Iceland 2017).
Mr. Jean Todt, Special Envoy for Road Safety and FIA President, with Mrs. Vasiliki Danelli-Mylona, R.S.I. President, holding RSI’s mission at the 24th World Scout Jamboree, North America.
Mr. Matthew Baldwin, Deputy Director-General of EU Mobility and Transport, Mrs. Vassiliki Danelli-Mylona, R.S.I. President, and Mr. Luca Pascotto, Head of Road Safety and Global Advocacy in FIA High Level Panel for Road Safety, holding the BRAAVO and RSI’s mission at the 24th WSJ logos.
Mr. Luca Pascotto, FIA Head of Road Safety and Global Advocacy, and Mrs. Vassiliki Danelli-Mylona, RSI’s President, holding RSI’s mission logo at the 24th World Scout Jamboree, North America.