Douglas Charles Oxley

Former Treasurer (2003-2007) of
Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCAs

Passed away peacefully on 27 September, 2016

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 ...

APAY e-News Oct 2016


1. Consultation on Re-Envisioning ICF Mission and Objectives

2. Seoul International Forum on Fair and Sustainable Tourism

3. GATN Networking on Responsible and Sustainable Tourism

4. Mission trip to Luang Prabang, Laos

5. ICF National Forum in Laos holds Human Rights Workshop

6. APAY Green YMCA Awards 2016

7. New Interim CEO of YMCA Australia




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...

APAY Global Citizenship Institute
15-28, August, 2016, Sri Lanka

Who is a global citizen? The realization to this question was recognized, reflected and acted upon by the nine young staff and volunteers from the National Movements of Bangladesh, Korea, Philippines and Sri Lanka who participated in the recently concluded 3rd Global Citizenship Institute ...

The 2016 Mini-School of Peace

From August 8 to 22, a group of 11 Asian youths met in the Metta Karuna Center in Siem Reap, Cambodia, for a two-week Mini-School of Peace. The participants were selected by ICF’s two project holders, CCA and APAY, with the aim of promoting more cooperation between local YMCAs and churches and the ICF national forums ...