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YMCA World Urban Network goals are:

  • To help strengthen the purpose and mission of the YMCA

  • To expand urban Chief Executive Officers/General Secretaries capabilities to deal with the consequences of urbanization.

  • To increase the Chief Executive Officers/General Secretaries ability to develop resources for YMCA program development within the YMCA.

  • To promote mutual assistance, international awareness and understanding among Chief Executive Officers/ General Secretaries of urban associations. 

  • To advocate within the YMCA and other urban institutions the urban development issues affecting our cities.

  • To provide training and development opportunities for Chief Executive Officers/ General Secretaries and their senior staff.

  • To assist members of the Network to collaborate through pairings and partnerships