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Peace an justice
September 21, 2017  |  

Post-camp syndrome

#BETHECHANGE! That’s the saying guiding our 10 days of global gathering in Setubal, Portugal. 150 young YMCA & YWCA leaders from 49 countries around the world were gathered and united by the same vision – to empower young people! But it’s not something we will just talked about for ten days and then forget. No… […] Read more…

September 21, 2017  |  

There is no goodbye in the YMCA…

I am a Change Agent and I just came back home from the Global Gathering in Portugal. Ten days are more than enough to change your mindset and leave you with many, many, many thoughts and questions about the future. I know, it sounds cliché, but it is the truth. I have never really been […] Read more…

August 31, 2017  |  

Training Change Agents

I am a Change Agent of the second cohort and was privileged to be a trainer for a part of the third European Change Agent cohort as they had their regional training in Avignon, France. YMCA Avignon is located on the most beautiful site on a hill with a amazing view over the old town of […] Read more…

December 2, 2016  |  

Mind the Gap

How do we bring young people into the democratic process in a meaningful way? On the 21st and 22nd of November the first Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law took place at the United Nations here in Geneva. It brought together, government representatives, youth delegates, young activists and representation from various […] Read more…

October 13, 2016  |  

Youth Workers Innovation Hub – World YMCA Innovation’s Camp

The first ever Youth Workers Innovation Hub – World YMCA Innovations camp took place in Ebnat-Kapel, from 13-17 September 2017, Switzerland hosting 70 individuals from 23 countries around the world. This ‘scout-style’ camp utilised the beautiful outdoor environment to run unique reflective sessions and engaging workshops with the participants.  The campfires and hikes were a […] Read more…

September 3, 2016  |  

YMCA’s London 2016 Manifesto

  YMCA has a long and lasting history with London, starting just a stone’s throw away from St Paul’s Cathedral 171 years ago. Today, it is a global movement, impacting on more than 58 million people in 119 countries. YMCA has been one of the cornerstones of civil society within the capital over this time […] Read more…