Excitement is building for the YMCA World Council. We are now close to 100 days to go and it promises to be a great event.
> When the Early Bird registrations closed we already had more than 1,200 participants. More are flowing in each day! It looks like this will be the largest World Council ever.
> We will have the largest ever number of young people involved in this World Council – not just at a side event but fully involved, leading and sharing the way forward with us.
The event programme has a wide range of events across devotions, excursions, concerts and performances and more.
Some of the highlights include:
> International speakers and our own top YMCA guest speakers
> The National Secretaries presenting their ‘Journey Together on Youth Empowerment’
The first of 5 handbooks is now available CLICK HERE to assist everyone with their understanding of the World Council and its functions.
Standard registrations continue until 30th May HERE or at http://worldcouncil.ymca.int.
About the YMCA World Council:
The 19th YMCA World Council will be held between 8-14 July 2018 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Over 1,200 delegates will attend the event from the 120 members of the World Alliance of YMCAs. The World Council meets every four years and is the movement’s highest decision making body. The theme for this World Council is “Youth Empowerment 4 Good”, focusing on the long-term commitment to young people through focusing on 4 strategic areas.