YMCA in the world
The ACM is present in 125 countries and approximately 12,000 seats that connect 45 million people on every continent.
It is joined by the World Alliance of YMCAs (World Alliance of YMCAs) and organized into sub-regions, which add groups of YMCAs, aiming to make their integration more effective.
Log in below, the websites of YMCAs around the world and meet local jobs at each site.
World Alliance of YMCAs
Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
European Alliance of YMCAs
Headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic
Africa Alliance of YMCAs
Headquarters: Nairobi, Kenya.
Latin American and Caribbean Alliance of YMCAs
Headquarters: Tijuana, Mexico
Alliance of YMCAs of the Middle East
Headquarters: Beirut, Lebanon.
Asia Pacific Alliance of YMCAs
Headquarters: Hong Kong, China
ACM United States
Headquarters: Chicago, USA.
Headquarters: Vancouver, Canada
The internationality of the ACM is practiced by means of exchanges between associations, the common position on global issues and joint strengthening the organization.
This integration has its maximum representation during the World Council of YMCAs, which occurs every four years. In 2006, Durban, South Africa, hosted the meeting, bringing together approximately 1000 representatives from countries where ACM is present.
Under the theme UBUNTU, working together for life and peace, ACM World has renewed its commitment to the Challenge 21, ie, the agenda of global commitments, and took large steps to implement the GOP - Global Operating Plan, whose main objective is stronger, and thus promote growth of the movement acemista the world.
Ubuntu is an African word meaning "I am through you." Denotes the fundamental connection of all human beings.
Links / E-Mail
acm_ymca.angola @ hotmail.com
www.wagne.net / UCJG
@ ymca-es.director telesal.net
et.ymca @ ethionet.et
rasc.bauxite @ gol.net.gy
acj.ymca @ cablecolor.hn
www.dnet.co.uk / ymca
Papua New Guinea
Trinidad & Tobago
IV International Conference of Secretaries General and Presidents
Within the planning of Latin American and Caribbean Alliance of YMCAs, one of the strategic objectives to be
followed to the letter, is the constant training of leaders acemistas.
Following this line, and continuing the work started in Lima / Peru last year, is being held this year, opening today, May 10 and end on May 13, the IV International Conference of Secretaries General and Presidents. One of the claims for this seminar is to seek through democratic discussions, the approval of a document that sets strictly 'standards of good governance, as well as discussing the code of ethics of Latin American and Caribbean Alliance.
There will be three days of intense group work and plenary sessions, discussing and presenting ideas to meet the approval of this document as desired.
The event will feature the presence of the Honorable Secretary General of the World Alliance of YMCAs, Mr. Johan Vilhelm Eltvik as well as the presence of several other international leaders. Brazil also will be present with a significant delegation, composed of more than twenty participants.
As part of the event calendar, will be celebrated the 100 years of the YMCA of Valparaiso, which is the 1st ACM Chilean become centennial.
Those interested, you can also have fun and be enchanted by knowing the beautiful city of Viña del Mar with all its fascinating sights.
The seminar is intended for board members or directors nominated by their respective unit.
We appreciate the cooperation and participation of all!
Youth Empowerment - Lima
On Saturday April 28, was held in Lima, a meeting with four young volunteers YMCA headquarters city where they reside. Had the young leader as a manager Daniel, who shared his experience as a representative in the global partnership and work on Youth Empowerment leading organization globally as the main theme of action.
At this event there were spaces for dialogue with young people, which was to hear their proposals and generate discussion about the Youth Empowerment, a message that was reinforced by the visit of the Secretary-General of the World Alliance, Johan Vilhelm Peru within a schedule in which talked with youth leaders and volunteers.