Bulletin number 1 from AP Knud Hougaard Klausen

Read about the need of extension - Area Europe are losing members. Read also about regional conventions in Central Süd, Norway and Finland-Balticum. There is also articles about brother clubs and the Step/YEEP program - read the bulletin <click here>

RIP the Norwegian Y´s Man - Noralv Gabrielsen.

A famous Norwegian Y´s Man,, Noralv Gabrielsen has gone.

"It is fiddicult to imagine that our dear and beloved Noralv whom we callede "Godfather" is not with us."

Read the hole tribute from Tatyana Pskuryova from Russia - <click here>



Report from the ACM Fall meeting in Skjern

RT of Region Russia Liliya Fakhartinova attended in the ACM Fall Meeting in Skjern from 23-25 September 2016 - read her report - >click her>

New RD in Central Süd

45 Conference participants from seven contries met at YMCA in Northeim from 19 - 21 August for the regional conference in Region Süd. Bilian Proffen is the new Region Director. Read more - <click here>

Area Council Meeting Fall 2016

The meeting were held in Skjern, Denmark from 23 - 25 September - a report will follow soon

Danish Y´s Men´s Club has succes with sale of profiling material

Vejle Vadestedets Y´s Men´s Club established a year ago a projekct under the name Y´s DESIGN. The purpose is to make products with Y´s Men´s logos that an contribute profiling the movement. The project has been a great success and throug the first year they have been tranlated for about 15.000 EURO. Read more - <click here>

BF delegate Elena Turetskaya from YMC Ektaterinburg1, Russia participate in IC 2016

The 72nd Y´s Men´s International Conference wtih the main slogan "Life in Harmony" was held in Taiwan in August 4-7th. Adccording to the traditional Chines philosophy "the life in Harmony" means the lifte of a man in harmony with nature. Read the report - <click here>

Cola but not Coca

In August Y´s Men fro0m the Barents district invited other Russian clubs to visit the Cola peninsula.

Marina Makarova has send a short story and an video from the visit. Read more here

IYC 2016 in Taipei

Youth Intern facilitators did an outstanding job organising IYC 2016 i Tapei.

Andrew Kalmykov from Russia has send at report from the meeting - read more

Report from ICM meeting i Taipei, Taiwan

ICM 2016 took place in Taipei, Taiwan, just before the International Convent 2016 which was also held in Taivwan from 4th to 7th August. IPE 2016-2017 Henry Grindheim has send a short report - read more

Yekaterinburg was the first Y’s Men’s Club in the Urals

By Irina Mamaeva, RD Russia
The club Yekaterinburg was the first Y’s Men’s Club in the Urals. It was founded in the year 1996 by a nice woman Marina Golomidova and under the supervision of one more nice woman, a Norwegian lady, Ragnhild Holte. Later one more wonderful woman, Nina Serova, joined the club, inspired many interested people and have kept the club up to now. <Read more!>

Area Convention 2017 will take place i Cesis, Latvia.

PAP Ineta Krumina has together with the Area Convention Committee chairman Carl Hertz-Jensen and the planning group planned a very exciting program.

The theme for the Convention is "Working together in Spirit, Soul and Body" <<read more>>

News from the regional Y´s Men´s conference in Russia

This years regional conference in Region Russia was placed in Yekaterinburg from 3-5 June.

See some highlights from the conference on the video: 


Norwegian student became member of Y’s Men’s Club in USA

By Marit Helene Kløve
The academic year of 1961/62 Marit Helene Hauge spent in Salinas, California. In Norway the first clubs were started in Stavanger in 1958 and in Oslo in 1959, so Miss Hauge was among the first Norwegians to become a Y’s Man, and probably the first woman. >>Read more!<<

Customers flock to Y’s Men’s flea market.

By Evan Johansen
Juelsmindeegnens Y’s Men’s Club belonging to south east Jutland is one of the smallest clubs with only seven members. But if you look on the economic side the Club belongs to the group of Clubs donating most money for charity - last year 170.000 kr. >>Read more!<<

Mentor for Finland/Baltic: Jacob Kristensen

In former time Finland has made a fine job creating clubs in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The number of Y´s Men in Finland has been reduced through the last years and the energy to help clubs in Baltic has been week. Therefore Area Europe has pointed out a person to take care about the region Finland/Baltic

As mentor for Finland/Baltic I have regular contact to the leaders of the Region.
Read more about
ASD Jacob Kristensen's role as mentor for Finland/Baltic.


Mentor for Russia: Henry Grindheim

When the Sovjet Union as well as the former communist countries behind the Iron Carpet ceased to exist in 1991, Y’s Men International decided that this was a golden opportunity to look for extension in these new countries. ICM further decided in the early nineties that Region Norway should carry out a special responsibility for Russia.
Read more about
ASD Henry Grindheims role  as mentor for Russia


By Joar Oltedal DG, Norway
In April this year, on a Saturday we were about to have our annual district conference in Rogaland Norway. In many years there has been only a few Y’s men participating in this event. That is why the DG team this year wanted to try a new combination.......
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By Marina Makarova, PRD (Russia)
The Petersburg Y'smen decided to celebrate club members' birthdays in a specific way – not sitting at the table and eating or drinking, but making positive actions together. >>Read more!<<


Marina Makarova PRD, Russia

I addressed this question to 'special' children who came to the opening of the exhibition “A World around us” in the youth center of the city of Pushkin. And got an immediate answer: - To catch the beauty!”. >>Read more!<<