YMCA of Hong Kong

YMCA of Hong Kong held with great enthusiasm and excitement the commemoration of YMCA's 179th anniversary, underscoring YMCA's continuing efforts to create a positive impact in the community. The event brought together all staff members to participate in various activities that showcased their knowledge and expertise.  Read more 

YMCA Lahore

Lahore YMCA commemorated the YMCA’s foundation of its global movement, which started in 1844. Contributing to the benefit of the communities and socio-religious harmony in Pakistan since 1879, Lahore YMCA was declared the best NGO for 2022. A welfare project to start a hostel for female workers and students was briefed.  Read more 

YMCA Madras

The YMCA Madras celebrated its 179th Founder's Day on the theme “Envisaging Vision 2030 based on four pillars." Participants engaged in group activities and presentations centered on Vision 2030. The celebrations were attended by distinguished guests, YMCA staff and members. Read more 

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Reflection on the Green Ambassadors Training 2023

The 5-day training on May 22-27, 2023 was a very impactful, enriching, and meaningful experience. It provided us, the Green Ambassadors, the opportunity to brainstorm and come up with action plans for environmental and climate change that we could bring back to our local YMCAs and schools. Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much, shared by Jasmine Lim.  Read more 

The Asia Pacific Youth Mobilisation Summit 2023 and Climate Defenders Workshop

The Asia Pacific Youth Mobilisation Summit 2023 was held on June 15-18 in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia with 160 participants from 5 members of the Big 6 Youth Organisations. Afterwards, the Climate Defenders Workshop was held at and hosted by the Kuala Lumpur YMCA on June 19-20. For Kinancy Arokasamy, attending two regional events “back-to-back” felt like a double lucky strike.  Read more 


Manila Downtown YMCA Held the 16th Youth Club Summer Camp

16th Youth Club Summer Camp (YCSC) was successfully held onsite this year. YCSC is an annual leadership camp of Manilla Downtown YMCA for the incoming Grade 10 to college freshmen from various Chinese-Filipino Schools to develop fundamental skills to kick-start their leadership journey. Read more 

National Uni-Y Assembly of NCY of India was Held Successfully

The National Uni-Y(University YMCA) Assembly 2023 of The National Council of YMCAs of India on the theme ‘Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders: Developing ‘Vision 2030’, hosted by the YMCA Boys’ Division, Tirupattur was held at YMCA Camp Center, Yelagiri, Tamilnadu during June 9-11, 2023. Read more 


World YMCA President Soheila Hayek Participated in the 12th National Conference of YMCAs of Japan

The Japan YMCA Alliance Council, in which representatives from YMCAs across Japan discussed reports of 2022 and plans for 2023 of the National Council of YMCAs of Japan, was held at YMCA Tozanso in Gotemba on June 17-18. It brought together about 100 people from 35 local YMCAs and 19 Student YMCAs, promising to continue working towards Vision 2030. Read more 


Asian Youths Commit to Be Peacebuilders

The second School of Peace (SoP) of this year takes place in Bali, Indonesia from May 15 to July 13, 2023 with 14 young people from nine countries and different religious backgrounds. Participants learn about the tools of conflict analysis, principles of negotiation, meditation and conciliation and the like to grow as the change-agents and peacebuilders in their community. Read more 

Vision 2030 case studies

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YMCA China Elected New Leadership

China YMCA held its National Convention on May 27-28, 2023 and elected Dr. CHEN Xin as a President of NCY China, Dr. ZHAO Xiaoyang as a Vice President, while Rev. Hao Zhiqiang appointed as a General Secretary. YMCA China extends a heartfelt gratitude to the previous leadership for their profound impact on the communities. Read more 

Mr. Ung Wai Keong is elected as the President of YMCA of Macau

YMCA of Macau is delighted to announce that Mr. Ung Wai Keong has recently been elected as the new President of Macau for the term of May 2023-April 2024.  Read more 

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.