The APC Geared Up for the 21st General Assembly 2023 in India

The Assembly Planning Committee (APC) of the 21st GA of APAY held its 1st meeting on August 25, 2022, through Zoom. The APC is responsible for the overall processes of the 21st GA, such as planning, review, recommendations and implementation. The following members are the APC members. Read more 

Special worship was held in YMCA Jeju IYC, where the APAY new office is being built

95 Association of YMCA Secretaries (AOS) members participated in the annual summer retreat from 25-27 August 2022. They held special worship on the 2nd day at the YMCA Jeju International Youth Centre (IYC) in the middle of Halla mountain, seeking God’s blessing in constructing the APAY new office. Read more 

Partners Support Group meeting in Solidarity with the YMCA Sri Lanka

APAY organized the PSG meeting online on August 12, 2022, as the follow-up meeting of Aarhus, Denmark, during the World Council. The following partners, staff from YMCA Sri Lanka and APAY staff, were present at the PSG meeting.  Read more 

Read the Urgent Appeal for Emergency Support for Sri Lanka YMCA and its people

GATN networking with BERJAYA University College, Malaysia

GATN(Global Alternative Tourism Network) and YMCA Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, organised a Webinar on 11th August 2022 to introduce the GATN Programmes to BERJAYA University College. Dr. Chris Ong, Dean of Faculty Hospitality & Tourism, and other lecturers and students participated in the webinar.  Read more 

National Himalayan Trekking-Cum-Training Expedition to Valley of Flowers by NCYI

“Bestowed with the rare and exotic Himalayan flora, the Valley of Flowers is a bouquet of nature peacefully snuggled in the West Himalayan region of Uttarakhand. The Valley of Flowers trek goes through dense forests, along with the Pushpawati river and can be reached by crossing many bridges, glaciers and waterfalls on the way… “  Read more 

RTTL Telecasted 20 Years Existence of the YMCA of Timor Leste

YMCA Timor Leste was invited by the RTTL(Radio and Television of Timor Leste) on 16 August 2022 to a talk show to share about the existence of YMCA Timor Leste for the last 20 years. Antonio B.S. da Silva (GS of YMCA TL and Lourdes Correia da Silva Lobato joined the talk show.  Read more 

National Sports Festival – 2022 ‘Sports for All’ by NCYI

The National Sports Festival 2022 ‘Inaugural Day’ ceremony was held on Friday, August 26, 2022, at 5:00 pm, at National YMCA Headquarters, New Delhi. National leaders and dignitaries from respective places were invited to grace the occasion. The event was attended by New Delhi YMCA Staff & Players, YMCA Multi-Sports Complex, and Faridabad Staff and Players. Read more 

APAY and YMCA Mongolia’s meeting on YMCA Programs and Future Collaboration

On August 29, the YMCA of Mongolia and the Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCAs (APAY) held an online meeting to share information about the upcoming programs and activities of the APAY for the rest of 2022 and the GATN programs and activities for members to participate in international online and in-person programs.  Read more 

Appeal to Support the Displaced Families Affected by the Floods in Pakistan

APAY and the Lahore YMCA Pakistan seek your support for the appeal. Over 30 million people have been directly affected and displaced, with more than 10 million becoming homeless and displaced. Their houses have been washed away.  Read more 

We are pleased to inform you………

In the recently held online meeting, the APAY Board decided to have the annual APAY Executive Committee Meeting (ECM) on April 4, 2023 virtually for one day. The decision is made in order to provide more time for the General Assembly and Council Meeting in September 2023. Details about the 2023 ECM on 4th April will be sent to the National Movements and related members in due course.

An unexpected fire broke out at the YMCA International Centre in Sri Lanka; buildings are partially damaged!

A fire broke out in the early morning on the 23rd of July at the YMCA International Centre in Kurana, Katunayake. Many from the global YMCA community and APAY reached out to the YMCA Sri Lanka with solidarity and support. NCY of Sri Lanka is eternally grateful to all in the greater YMCA family for their camaraderie and concern during this time.