APAY Christmas Message

Greetings to you all, the leaders both lay and professional, who belong to the Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCAs and other parts of the YMCA global family. The year 2016 was another turbulent one with many weighty events such as Brexit, Trump, and refugee crises in Europe, aside from the persistent civil war and violence which is not reducing, if not increasing, in the Middle East and elsewhere ...

The 34th Advanced Studies Program

The 34th Advanced Studies Program of APAY took place at Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village, Hong Kong from 8th November till 3rd December 2016. This year 13 participants from YMCAs of Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Myanmar and Sri Lanka participated at the Advanced Studies Program...

Conference on Contemporary Christian Leadership

The APAY Regional Conference on Contemporary Christian Leadership was held during 19 -21 November 2016 at Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village, Hong Kong with a participation of about 30 delegates from 17 countries of the Asia Pacific. ...

Stand for Someone’s Rights Today

APAY e-News Dec 2016


1. Human Rights Day 2016

2. The 34th Advanced Studies Program 2016

3. Conference on Contemporary Christian Leadership

4. WCC organized Ecumenical Conference in Hong Kong

5. 2016 National Convention of YMCA Australia

6. ICF National Forum in Timor Leate Organizes Justpeace Workshop for Youth

7. YMCA New Zealand appoints new CEO



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...

Consultation on Re-Envisioning ICF Mission & Objectives

The Interfaith Cooperation Forum had recently organized a Consultation on Re-envisioning the mission and objectives of ICF. This was held in Hong Kong at the conference room of the Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong during 27-29 September 2016...

GATN Networking on Responsible and Sustainable Tourism

After a long and challenging negotiation process at the UNFCCC, the COP21 ended positively with the Paris Agreement. Hundreds of cities, regions, companies and organisations have proven their strong commitment to phase out fossil energies by ...