The 35th Advanced Studies Program

The APAY Advanced Studies Program concluded here in Hong Kong on 28th of November with the graduation dinner hosted by the YMCA of Hong Kong. It was a memorable event for the participants of the 35th ASP batch as they were handed over the course completion certificates at the ceremony...


The Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCAs Green Team is continuously working towards promoting environmental programs in the YMCAs in our region. With a view to recognize and reward the YMCAs who are engaged in green activities in our region, the APAY Green Team had launched the APAY GREEN YMCA AWARDS in the year 2013.

GATN Basic Training in Luang Prabang

The YMCA of Luang Prabang hosted the eighteen (18) participants from Chiang Mai YMCA, YMCA of Kuala Lumpur, and Taichung YMCA who joined the National Training Workshop led by Chan Beng Seng as Trainer / Resource Person...

APAY 2nd Regional Conference on Climate Change

The Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCAs, Global Alternative Tourism Network and the YMCA of Daegu, hosted the APAY 2nd Regional Conference on Climate Change on 15-20 October 2017 held in Daegu, South Korea. Sixteen (16) youth from different national movements in the Asia and Pacific participated in the said program as a conclusion of the E-learning on Climate Change held from April to October...

APAY Sub-regional Green Ambassadors Training

The APAY Sub-regional Green Ambassador Training for the Greater Mekong Sub-region was held in Chiang Mai YMCA, Thailand during 25th to 30th September 2017. The theme of the training workshop was “Capacity Building to Develop Climate Change Response towards a Low Carbon Society”....

Basic Training for YMCA Secretaries held at YMCA Philippines

Six delegates from five different countries in Asia; Philippines, Cambodia, Indonesia, Mongolia and Thailand, participated at the Basic Training for YMCA Secretaries held on September 1-21, 2017 at the YMCA of Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines. This is for the first time APAY has organized this training with collaboration of the YMCA of Philippines....

YMCA of Indonesia Board Development Program

One of the initial action seen as necessary in revitalizing and strengthening the YMCA of Indonesia is the development and enhancement of the national board leadership, being the highest authority in pursuing and achieving the mission, goals and objectives of the association. This was considered during their National assembly and annual General meeting conducted in April...

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APAY e-News Nov 2017


1. The 35th Advanced Studies Program

2. Formation of YMCA at Luang Prabang

3. New Faces, New Life

4. Newly Elected President of the YMCA of the Philippines

5. APAY Green YMCA Awards

6. Kedah YMCA and the Changing Trend in Travel

7. Job Vacancies at APAY


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...