On December 25, 2012 YMCA Georgia implemented regular charity action in support of Kojori Orphanage children. 18 Young people from the orphanage and organization volunteers had the opportunity to visit the Cinema and watch the movie “Rise of the Guardians” together. This visit was implemented within the framework of “Operation 5” Project.
On December 22, 2012 The YMCA Georgia Staff and Volunteers attended the Seminar "Breaking the Silence About Domestic Violence".
From the 6th to the 8th of November, 2012 The General Secretary of YMCA Georgia - Gela Chikhradze participated in the first National General Secretaries Forum organized by YMCA Europe in Brussels, Belgium.
Most of the participants were National Secretaries representing YMCA movements across Europe. Overall, 33 participants took part in this very significant Forum.
The Program Director of YMCA Georgia – Revaz Shavladze took part in YMCA Europe Programme Group “Volunteers for Europe” Seminar organized in the YMCA guesthouse Peregrinus in Görlitz, Germany from November 1 to 5, 2012.
On October 15 – 20, 2012 the YMCA Europe held its next Catch the Vision Conference under the motto “Where West Meets East” in Istanbul, Turkey. The event was a milestone activity in the implementation plan of the YMCA Europe Strategy 2011-2016, with specific focus on priorities “Peace, Justice and Democracy” and “Inclusive Christianity”. It is designed to leverage the capacity building initiatives of the major YMCA Europe on-going projects (Roots for Reconciliation and Balkan Initiative) into a joint training forum, open to pan-European participation. It also provided an opportunity of exposure to the YMCA in Turkey.