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December 1, 2016  |  

Sports for positive change – Gaza, Palestine

During the summer of 2016 YMCA Gaza implemented and successfully ran a new initiative called Sports for Positive Change. The idea of the programme was to provide a peer education system that encouraged participants to learn about the following topics, which were highlighted as important concerns for young people living in Gaza Personal Hygiene Early […] Read more…

November 16, 2016  |  

Education day: activism and high-level meetings

The days of climate action at the conference are full of contrasts, in this blogpost we get to follow Vindar during education day this Monday. As he was moving between activism and high-level political meetings. “The Fossil Freeze Action”. Suddenly at the sound of a whistle, a large group of youth and indigenous peoples froze […] Read more…

November 15, 2016  |  

Increasing climate change awareness- a perspective from Mongolia

By Tsomo Dagvadorj, RGE volunteer I have come from Mongolia to join the YMCA delegation at COP22 Marrakesh and I would like to share my experience about how I have increased my knowledge and awareness about climate change, as it has brought me here. For six months, I have studied successfully a climate change online […] Read more…

July 20, 2016  |  

The WGCOP Call

The YMCA-RGE Working group on Conference of the Parties (WGCOP) have been participating and represented World YMCA on different climate summits organized by the United Nations and other international institutions such as the World Bank and IMF. Our work as the largest organization that works for youth empowerment is to ensure the inclusion of youth […] Read more…