The Interamerican Leadership Training (ILT) is a week-long course that prepares the Youth of the Inter-American Region to serve their National Scout Organizations. This Training started in 2013 at Camp Strake, Texas with 34 countries of the Inter- American Region who were invited to send 2 participants to gain leadership skills.
The ScoutsTT Ambassadors for ILT6 in Quito, Ecuador from December 28th 2018 to January 4th 2019 are – Mr. Sachin Justin Seejattan of Naparima District and Mr. Krishan Punilal of San Fernando District. The ILT program include important topics such as: Vision, Goals, Planning, Conflict resolution, Ethical Leadership Stages of Team Development, Diversity and Inclusion, Emotional Intelligence, Leading Virtual Teams and the United Nation’s (UN’s) Sustainable Development Goals.
Participants are put into teams of 6 which is led by an ILT alumni. On returning to their respective countries each participant will work on a Messengers of Peace project. These projects are based on 1 of the 17 UN’s Sustainable Development Goals such as – No Poverty, No Hunger, Life Below Water, Life on Land and Quality Education.