COVID19 Pandemic: Its Impact on Women and Girls

Around 60 participants from 15 movements namely Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Malaysia, Myanmar and Philippines joined the COVID19 Pandemic: Its Impact on Women and Girls regional conversation held on 22 and 29 September 2020 at 4~5:30PM HKT...

4th National General Secretaries Meeting
Held on September 10, 2020, through Zoom

The 4th National General Secretaries (NGSs) Meeting of the APAY was held on September 10, at 3 PM to 6 PM through Zoom. Twenty-nine members attended the said meeting representing 18 countries of the AP region. The following members are NGSs of the national council of YMCAs and their proxies, General Secretary and staff of the APAY: NGS Taguchi Tsutomu, Naomi Kamijo (Japan),...

ICF Project Phase 2018-2020 Ends and a New Phase Begins

The Interfaith Cooperation Forum is a project of the Asia and Pacific Alliance of YMCAs (APAY). As the project holder, APAY raises funds from its coffers to support ICF but also finds support from a partner-donor, the Bread for the World. The two-year-and-a-half project phase from 2018-2020 was ending on June 30, 2020...

ICF conducted Online Thematic Workshops

Adapting to the new normal, ICF conducted its Thematic Workshops thru zoom on Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and The Effects of the Pandemic on Women. ICF held the first online thematic workshop on Nonviolent Communication (NVC) on September 7, 9, and 11, 2020. 15 youth participants completed the three days online workshop; eight males and seven females. Among them, seven are Christians, one Hindu...

ICF Alumni Conducted activities supported by ICF’s Small Grants program

The ICF alumni conducted activities supported by ICF’s small grants program in September. They are from the Philippines, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. On September 16-17, 2020, Tirmizy Abdullah, SoP 2010, conducted a two-day activity called Mindanao Peace Youth Formation: Empowering Youth as Catalyst of Building Peace in the main campus of Mindanao State University in Marawi City,...

ICF Launched the digital version of Seek Peace and Pursue It: Daring to Take Small Steps

Generally, the book launching programs intends to promote and sell the book. The Interfaith Cooperation Forum launched the e-book Seek Peace and Pursue It: Daring to Take Small Steps to promote the book as part of ICF’s advocacy towards peacebuilding and to encourage the people - young and old - to step onboard and join in the efforts of building peaceable communities....

Traveling the YMCA way

"Traveling the YMCA Way" is the GATN campaign to promote responsible and sustainable lifestyle among our youth to combat climate change.

The COVID-19 pandemic gave us something to ponder upon. Under the Covid pandemic we have begun to embrace many life preserving practices - both to protect ourselves as well as to prevent further spreading of the virus.
"Traveling the YMCA Way" is the GATN campaign to promote responsible and sustainable lifestyle among our youth to combat climate change.

Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong Go Green!

Hong Kong is one of the world’s most densely populated living places, with the majority of its more than 7.5 million residents living and working in urban skyscrapers. The people living in the so-called, “Concrete Jungle”, really matches the reality. High rise buildings built on the high density urban areas which juxtaposed with the hilly terrain is a unique feature of Hong Kong and a reflection on how she encounters the problem of land shortage...

APAY e-News September 2020

 

1. COVID19 Pandemic: Its Impact on Women and Girls

2. 4th National General Secretaries Meeting

3. ICF Project Phase 2018-2020 Ends and a New PHase Begins

4. ICF conducted Online Thematic Workshops

5. ICF Alumni Conducted activities supported by ICF's Small Grants program

6. ICF Launched the digital version of Seek Peace and Pursue It: Daring to Take Small Steps

7. Traveling the YMCA way

8. Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong Go Green