4th Green Ambassadors Training

The APAY 4th Green Ambassadors Training was held in Chiang Mai YMCA, Thailand during 22nd to 26th May 2017. About 30 youths from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand participated at this training.

4th GATN Managers Training

The National Council of YMCAs of Sri Lanka and the YMCA of Matara hosted the 4th GATN Managers Training held on 25-28 April 2017 in Matara, Sri Lanka. Ten (10) GATN Managers both from the sending and receiving YMCA joined the said activity to share experiences...

ICF Evaluation and Planning Workshop

With a view to evaluating ICF activities for the past thirteen years, reviewing the process of transformation of the youths as grassroots initiatives towards peace activism, as well as exploring the possibilities to expand and deepen the scope of the inter-faith peace education programs, an Interfaith-Cooperation Forum (ICF) Evaluation & Planning Workshops held on 19 – 22 April at the YMCA of Singapore...

South Asia Gender Justice and Social Transformation

Gender. Sex. Justice. Transformation. Understanding of these key concepts and doing practical actions to achieve gender justice both on personal and organizational level are highlighted by the 14 staff and lay leader participants from Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka as their take away learning from the recently concluded APAY South Asia Gender Justice and Social Transformation Workshop held in New Delhi, India last April 29- May 3, 2017 with the National Council of YMCAs of India as the local host...

Stand for Someone’s Rights Today

APAY e-News May 2017


1. The 4th Green Ambassadors Training

2. ICF holds Human Rights Workshop in Cambodia

3. NCY Japan hosts Change Agent Regional Training

4. Featured GATN Site: "Cambodia: Kingdom of Wonders"

5. NLAP 2017 - Funded by GATF

6. Phyllis Tan, appointed as NGS of the NCY Singapore


Quadrennial Program Plan 2015-2019

We, the 41 participants from 14 National Movements that gathered at the 4th Leaders’ Quadrennial Roundtable held in Chiangmai, Thailand, were reminded again of our YMCA identity as a Christian faith-based ecumenical, volunteer movement fostering participation of youth to respond to issues in the society...