Global Citizenship Institute, 13-16 August, Salatiga, Indonesia

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Last Updated (Tuesday, 19 June 2018 12:21)

June 15, 2018


Dear Colleagues,


Greetings from APAY!

As you may recall during the NGS meeting last ECM 2018, we shared the regional programs for 2018 and Global Citizenship Institute (GCI) is one of our major youth empowerment programs. GCI continues to educate our youth in understanding their social realities and engaging them on practical skills and competencies needed in initiating community-based actions.

In this regard, we invite you once again to share this information to your local YMCAs and facilitate the participation of your youth staff, youth lay leaders and volunteers to this year’s APAY GCI to be held in Salatiga, Indonesia on 13-26 August 2018. We specifically encourage you to select participants who meet the following criteria:


  • Involve in local/national YMCA programs for at least a year
  • Has strong interest in actively engaging on activities and advocacies that address the social injustices through YMCA activities
  • Possesses critical thinking on the prevailing social realities and injustices faced by the marginalized sectors of the society particularly the youth
  • Creative in exploring and implementing alternative approaches that will uplift the lives of the affected sectors in the society


The program will provide comprehensive learning experience and competencies through interactive lecture/input presentations, case studies, community exposure, home stay, dialogue with local people and youth, reflections and journals, skills workshop, cultural exchanges and creative presentations.

Each Participant shall pay a Registration Fee of US$65 (inclusive of Green Fee) and a Participation Fee of US$ 335. The cost includes accommodation, food and transportation to and from the venue covering 13th to 26th August 2018. The participants shall also pay for his/her airfare cost. The APAY shall however provide a limited travel and participation fee subsidies (partial or full) for participants coming from YMCAs with financial constraints. Requests for subsidies should reach the office on or before 15th July 2018.

Registration forms, duly endorsed by the National Council are expected to be emailed at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on or before 15th July 2018. The program information and registration form are attached for your reference. Additional information shall be emailed in due time.

Please contact Maria Cristina Miranda, Executive Secretary for Programmes, on any matters pertaining to this event. You may reach her through This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

We look forward to your active support to our young people.


Yours sincerely,

Nam Boo Won
General Secretary