'No Youth Should Be left Behind': Risks in Economic Opportunities

“The webinar is very relevant during these hard times to get in touch with the youth and how we are feeling right now.”; “The topics and discussions gave me a new perspective.”; “Very informative and helpful to understand our current situation.” --Participants’ feedback...

International Conference for Korean Peninsula Peace
- APAY was invited to be co-host with CPCS, GPPAC and KNPC

Initiated by Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS) – a renowned Cambodia-based institute and APAY’s working partner on peace-related issues – International Conference for Korean Peninsula Peace was held from 10th August to 13th August via Zoom platform. To this Conference, APAY was invited as one of the co-hosts along with CPCS, Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) and Korea National Peace Committee (KNPC) – a North Korean organization working with international NGOs on peace issues...

Task Force on Disaster Risk Management holds its First Virtual Meeting

The APAY Task Force on Disaster Risk Management held its first virtual meeting last 18 August 2020 to connect with task force members despite limitations for a face-to-face meeting due to the global health crisis on COVID19. This virtual connection served as a platform to continuously discuss and plan for coordinating and mobilizing risk management system to achieve greater impact on the efforts of rebuilding lives and communities...

ICF Alumna organized Yoga Retreat and Healthy Relationship Workshop

Pyae Ei Nyine, known as “Pen” to her friends, a School of Peace 2019 alumna implements her project for Local Peace Education and Advocacy on September 2-5, 2020. This small grant project focuses on Yoga Retreat and Nonviolent Communication. Pen held the activity at the Mandalay YMCA Child Care Center. Twenty-three participants joined the workshop: 11 females and 12 males whose ages ranged from 14-25 years old...

Crowd Funding for Green Projects

Many crowd funded projects have been funded around the world over recent years. One type of project that people support is a green project, one that reduces cost for a community organization and reduces greenhouse gases. Projects that achieve both of these include upgrading lighting and installing solar PV...

ICF Philippines alumni organized an Online Psychosocial Support Activity

The ICF alumni in the Philippines, through the initiative of Hamsiya Olimpain, a School of Peace 2019 alumna, organized an Online Psychosocial Support Activity for the ICF Alumni on August 26, 29, and September 5, 2020. ICF, as a project of Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCA, supported this initiative through its small grant program. Thirteen alumni participated in the first session. c Five of them were females and eight are males...

Joint National General Secretary for the Singapore National Council

Ms. Phyllis Tan Hwee Sim and Mr. Steve Loh have been appointed Joint National Secretary for the Singapore National Council on 22 July 2020 at the Annual General Meeting of the National Council of YMCA of Singapore...

Mr. Steve Loh joins as General Secretary & CEO of YMCA of Singapore on 15 August 2018. He brings with him a unique blend of management, entrepreneurial and leadership experience gained from global missions, social service as well as from the media industry...

APAY e-News Aug 2020

 

1. 'No Youth Should Be left Behind': Risks in Economic Opportunities

2. International Conference for Korean Peninsula Peace

3. Task Force on Disaster Risk Management holds its First Virtual Meeting

4. ICF Alumna organized Yoga Retreat and Healthy Relationship Workshop

5. Crowd Funding for Green Projects

6. ICF Philippines alumni organized an Online Psychosocial Support Activity

7. Joint National Secretary for the Singapore National Council