BF Delegate Visit North East Japan -First of all, visiting the Tsunami stricken area along the Japanese east cost was really heart- breaking. But I have learned what our y’s men with YMCA had done for the recovery.Many volunteer works from Y’s Men and YMCA members and families – domestics as well as worldwide. I saw the True Brotherhood. I alsorealized they are still facing many difficulties to recover their physical and mental health.Quote from BF5 report form Ym.Nick Sung-Rae Kim of Epsilon YMC St.John River Valley Dist. Maritime Region. CNC.
Reported Membership 2001-201233,000 32,20432,00031,000 30,27430,00029,000 26,49028,000 27,000 26,000 25,000 April 2001 February 2010 February 2012
Y‘S MEN INTERNATIONAL1 Feb.12 – 30,247 MEMBERS (+1.2% FROM FEB. 11) INDIA 35% KOREA 19% LA/CAR 1.7% SOUTHPAC 1%EUROPE CANADA ASIA U.S.A. 21% 14% AFRICA 1.8% 5% 1.5%
UN PARTICIPATIONMillennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Our PartnerThe Young Mens Christian Association ("YMCA" or "the Y") is a worldwide movement of more than 48 million members from 125 national federations affiliated through the World Alliance of YMCAs.Founded on June 6, 1844 in London, England by George Williams, the goal of the organization was putting Christian principles into practice, achieved by developing "a healthy spirit, mind, and body."
NEW WAY Empowring young people200 Change Agents are needed.• AFR 58 - AFR• APAY 45 - ASI + KOR + IND+SOP• EUR 30 - EUR• LAM 40 - LAC• USA 50 - USA• CAN 20 - CAC
Judge Paul William Alexander6) Henry Dunant, Switzerland9) George Williams, Great Britain The idea of creating a truly global movement with an international headquarters was pioneered by Henry Dunant, Secretary of YMCA Geneva, who would later go on to found the International Committee of the Red Cross and win the first Nobel Peace Prize.
INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE RED CROSSStart with project according to IFRC priorities : Sierra Leone, Kenya, Liberia & India. Invitation to Y’s Men and YMCA leaders from each region to participate in promotion, training and distribution.
◊ Under the umbrella of UN Millennium Development Goal (MDG 6)◊ Target – CHF 500,000 / 75,000 mosquito nets◊ 2010-11 CHF 31,406 2011-12 CHF 91,265 2008 CHF 188,357 Surpassed by 26% In amount and 25,000 mosquito nets in total
Yokohama DeclarationWe recognize the real threat to the life due to the changing environment and limited availability of resources.All members are encouraged to help minimize the impact through their behaviour andactions. Ys Men International will be carbon neutral from 2010-11.
NEW WAY Empowring young people200 Change Agents are needed.• AFR 58 - AFR• APAY 45 - ASI + KOR + IND• EUR 30 - EUR• LAM 40 - LAC• USA 50 - USA• CAN 20 - CAC
“Be the light of the World” with “New Way” Thank You