YMCA Ireland recently hosted its Annual General Meeting, a testament to its steadfast commitment to peace building, youth empowerment, and social impact.
Drawing over 100 delegates from YMCAs nationwide, the event showcased YMCA Ireland‘s pivotal role in various spheres.
Held at the YMCA Greenhill National Center near Newcastle, the venue served as an ideal setting for discussions on YMCA Europe’s reality and strategy, highlighting the crucial role YMCA Ireland plays at all levels within the broader movement.
Day two of the Annual Gathering featured the YMCA Ireland National AGM, where Juan Simoes Iglesias, YMCA Europe’s Secretary General, delivered inspiring words. His encouragement emphasized the vital work occurring across YMCA Europe, with a special focus on placing young people at the forefront of the mission.
We extend our heartfelt appreciation to the Board, the national Executive Team, and all members for their warm hospitality and continuous support, reinforcing YMCA Ireland’s significance within the European movement.
As the staff and trustees guide the movement forward, the National General Assembly at YMCA Ireland provided a platform for diverse stories, programs, and initiatives from local YMCAs. These initiatives collectively aim to create spaces where young people are not just participants but are positioned front and center in the YMCA mission.
The success of this event was made possible by the dedication of volunteers, the tireless efforts of the staff team, and the guidance of trustees at YMCA Ireland. Their commitment and initiatives serve as a genuine inspiration for the entire YMCA movement, emphasizing the collective impact achieved when prioritizing the empowerment and well-being of young people.