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YMCA Europe General Secretaries Meeting

YMCA Europe General Secretaries Meeting


The work developed during the Forum focused on the following objectives:


  1. To create a new working platform within YMCA Europe formed by NGS´s.
  2. Follow up on the implementation of YMCA Europe´s Strategic Plan 2011-16 focusing on the 3 priorities and the 3 flagship programmes defined in the Plan.
  3. Discussion on specific issues that are relevant for National Movements.
  4. Approach to the main European institutions based in Brussels.

YMCA Europe General Secretaries MeetingThe internal work done during the Forum set the bases and the agenda for the upcoming months. Collectively, the NGS´s agreed to strengthen the YMCA network in Europe, to design our future approach to the EU and to focus on concrete initiatives in the programme field.


The group also had meetings and informative sessions with representatives from the European Youth Forum, Europe Aid, the European Social Fund and the European Commission.

NGS Forum dates for the years 2013 and 2014 were agreed and such meetings will have the regular character.