The conference was an event of YMCA of Singapore and Asia & Pacific Alliance of YMCAs (APAY), organised by University-YMCA (Uni -Y) Singapore. YMCA of Singapore seeks to ENCOURAGE, EDUCATE, and ENGAGE youth through YMCA Regional Youth Conference 2012!
Held on 17-22 July 2012 at NUS U-Town, 163 youth from 23 YMCAs across 15 countries, from neighbouring countries like Philippines, Hong Kong and Malaysia to as far as Egypt participated in the conference! A key highlight of the conference included a tea session and conversation with the President of Singapore, His Excellency, Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam at the Istana on 18 July 2012.
Through the conference, delegates were challenged to STEP UP in discovering their TALENTS , STEP UP in enriching themselves so that they can SERVE their community, and STEP UP in
fulfilling their social responsibilities to their COMMUNITIES.