Movement Strengthening is a key Strategic Priority of YMCA Europe. It`s a process of assisting National Movements in understanding and achieving desired changes in prioritised spheres of their work for the benefit of the target groups through self-analysis, empowerment of people and external expertise.

Movement Strengthening within YMCA Europe focuses on building the capacity of national movements in their mission, social relevance, institutional viability, financial sustainability and leadership development. 

Surveys, the annual Health Check questionnaire, educational activities,  individual diagnostics of NMs, assistance of experts, coaching, platforms and networks, exchange of best practices are the key tools for reaching this. 

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