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EASYNet Programs for 2013

New Regional Coordinator for EASYNet

Kasta DipMr. Kasta Dip is appointed as the new Regional Coordinator of the Ecumenical Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Network (EASYNet). Kasta is from Bolangir district in the western part of Orissa, India and belongs to the Church of North India. He has been involved with EASYNet since 2003 during his internship with Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) and later on through his Church. Prior to this, Kasta has served as the Coordinator for South Asia Christian Youth Network and Youth Director and Program Coordinator for a department called Justice, Peace & Reconciliation (Dalit & Tribal Concerns) with the Church of North India Synod. He is committed to building justice and peace as a mission to translate the vision into a reality through EASYNet, as he reaffirms that young people can make a difference in establishing a Just Peace world.

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Ecumenical Creative Workshop held for Youth
Justice and Peace Now!

July 25-31, 2011
Tao Fong Shan, Hong Kong

Ecumenical Creative Workshop

The Ecumenical Creative Workshop of Students and Youth in Asia and the Pacific was held during July 25-31, 2011 at the Tao Fong Shan, Hong Kong. The workshop was based on the theme “Justice and Peace Now!” Twenty five creative young people including organizers and resource persons from Asia participated in the said workshop. This workshop was a joint collaboration of Ecumenical Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Network (EASYNet), Christian Conference of Asia (CCA), and Hong Kong Christian Council (HKCC), hosted by the HKCC. [read on]

Concept paper

EASYNet welcomes Bipul Alite Gonsalves as new regional coordinator

Bipul Alite GonsalvesThe Ecumenical Asia-Pacific Student and Youth Network (EASYNet) welcomes Mr. Bipul Alite Gonsalves, as the new Regional Coordinator of the Ecumenical Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Network (EASYNet). Bipul hails from Bangladesh and belong to the Catholic faith tradition. Since his student life Bipul has been actively involved in Young Christian Students (YCS) movement and Bangladesh Catholic Students Movement (BCSM) (local branch of the International Movement of Catholic Students (IMCS)) and has contributed to the student community in many ways. His association with the EASYNet is not new. [read on]

EASYNet Core Team Meeting (CTM)

April 6-7, 2011
YMCA Youth Village, Wu Kai Sha, Hong Kong

EASYNet Core Team MeetingThe members of the Core Team Meeting (CTM) met during April 6-7, 2011 at YMCA Youth Village, Wu Kai Sha, Hong Kong. The intent of the CTM was: to share the ongoing and future programmes and activities of the EASYNet – to evaluate the work of the coordinator and the programmes of EASYNet – 2009-2011 – to plan and execute programmes and ASYG in 2012, to prepare budget and plan on fundraising and the commitment of the coalition, appointment of the new EASYNet coordinator. [read on]

Programs for 2011

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EASYNet Regional Coordinating Team appoints
World YWCA as Moderation for Year 2010

EASYNet CT membersJanuary 23-25, 2010
Manila, Philippines

The Ecumenical Asia-Pacific Student and Youth Network (EASYNet) Regional Coordinating Team (NCT) had its annual meeting last January 23 to 25, 2010 at the YMCA National Office in Manila, Philippines. [read on]

Programs for 2010

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EASYNet Youth Week Celebration

3rd Week of October, 2009
(National and Regional)

EASYNet week is specifically designed week in October where young people of EASYNet member movement and partner organizations come together to reflect on issues affecting the lives of young people and to discern its Christian praxis. It is also a time to collectively celebrate our youthful journey, blessings and solidarity. [read on]

EASYNet holds National Coordinators Training

July 3-8, 2009
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Ecumenical Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Network (EASYNet) organized the National Coordinator’s Training at the Archdiocesan Pastoral Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on July 3-8. The training’s theme was: “Ecumenical Communities: Our Lives, Experiences, and Aspirations” [read on]

EASYNet Regional Coordinating Team Meeting
in Manila focused on NET Building and Strengthening

EASYNet Coordinating Team 2009January 11 to 15, 2009

The EASYNet Coordinating Team (CT) held its regular meeting in January 11 to 15, 2009 at the YMCA Philippines Headquarters, Intramuros, Metro Manila, Philippines. The CT Meeting was attended by Necta Montes Rocas, EASYNet Moderator for 2008 (WSCF AP); Cristina Dalope (APA YMCA); Adrian Periera and Raxy Richard Gomez (IMCS AP); Bonny Palma (IYCS AP); and Neriza Llarena (YWCA Philippines) and Glenda Rocas-Callanta, ASYG 2008 Coordinator. [read on]

EASYNet Appoints Cristina Miranda as Regional Coordinator

NC meetings and trainings for 2009

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EASYNet in the Philippines

EASYNet in the PhilippinesNovember 2008
Davao, Philippines

EASYNet Davao attended the walk for peace initiated by Archdiocese of Davao. Youth from the YMCA, SCA, SCMP and ecumenical partners joined the said event. It was the start of the dynamic involvement of EASYNet-Davao in the Minadanao Peace issues. [read on]

EASYNet in Hong Kong

EASYNet in Hong KongNovember 1, 2008
Hong Kong

SCM Hong Kong and YMCA Hong Kong held the first EASYNet gathering on November 1, 2008. Representatives of IMCS, IYCS, Hong Kong Christian Council and denominations including Church of Christ in China, Anglican, Methodist, and Salvation Army were invited to join. [read on]

ASYG Gathering on Youth Across Boundaries
"Redefining a Culture of Peace"

ASYG 2008August 24-31, 2008
Yong In City, Korea

The 3rd ASYG was held from August 24 to 31, 2008 at the Yong-in Youth Center in Korea. ASYG is a quadrennial event organized by EASYNet to promote ecumenical cooperation and grassroots ecumenism in different countries in the Asia-Pacific region. [read on]

Keynote Speech by Mr. Lesley G. Capus

EASYNet in Hong KongAt the onset, let me express my sincere appreciation of having been given the opportunity and blessing to be in fellowship with church youth and student leaders across Asia today. I would like to begin my address not directly on the subject matter we intend to discuss, but by sharing a bit about the concept of Sarangbang, ‘love room’ or ‘room of love’. [read on]

Statement of Shared Understanding

ASYG 2008We, the 95 young people of different churches and faiths representing 20 countries gathered for the Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Gathering (ASYG) with the theme Youth Across Boundaries, Redefining the Culture of Peace on August 25-30, 2008 in Yong In, Korea. [read on]


The 3rd ASYG will be a gathering of 150 young people from the six member organization of EASYNet, namely: YMCA, YWCA, WSCF AP, IMCS, IYSC and CCA. With the theme, “Youth Across Boundaries, Redefining a Culture of Peace,” the Gathering aims to achieve the following objectives: [read on]

EASYNet Coordinating Team gears up
for Fourth Asian Student Youth Gathering

EASYNet Coordinating Team gears up for ASYG 2008January 6-9, 2008
Metro Manila, Philippines

The EASYNet Coordinating Team (CT) met on January 6 to 9, 2008 at the IMCS and IYCS House in Las Pinas, Metro Manila, Philippines. The meeting was attended by regional representatives of the member organization of EASYNet; [read on]

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EASYNet National Coordinators’ Training and Core Team Meeting 2007

February 5-11, 2007
Manila, Philippines

Nine National Coordinators of EASYNet in countries of Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, and Myanmar participated in this important National Coordinators’ Training held from 5 to 10 February 2007 in the Philippines. The National Coordinators’ Training aimed to assess the 5-year life experience of the National Ecumenical Team building, and provide a venue for the National Coordinators to share their stories and struggles when building the ecumenical network in their respective movements. [read on]

NC meetings and trainings 2007-2008

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Asia-Pacific Student and Youth Week Celebration 2006
Asia Pacific Student and Youth Writing Workshop
“Youth Protecting the Oikoumene”

Youth Protecting the OikoumeneApril 1-7 2006
Chiangmai, Thailand

The theme for this Asia Pacific Student and Youth Writing Workshop (APSYW) is “Youth Protecting the Oikoumene”. This theme is most vital in this current era of globalisation where the emphasis on the free-market system influences quick-pace industralisation, heightened levels of consumption, resulting in economic policies that push aside the needs of sustaining the natural resources, indigenous living, coastal saving and looking at development process in a holistic perspective that should also take into account future needs. [read on]

EASYNet Core Team Meeting 2006

January 13-15, 2006
Manila, Philippines

The Core Team Meeting of the Ecumenical Asia-Pacific Student & Youth Network (EASYNet) was held on 13-15 January 2006 in Manila, Philippines. 4 Core Team members from Asia-Pacific Alliance of Young Men Christian Association (APA-YMCA), International Movement of Catholic Students (IMCS), International Young Catholic Students (IYCS), World Student Christian Federation Asia-Pacific (WSCF AP), sat in this meeting while there are apologies of absent from Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) and Young Women Christian Association (YWCA). [read on]

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Writing Workshop

April 10-15, 2005

The writing workshop was held at Chungjiky Church in Korea from 10-15 April 2005 and was warmly hosted by the EASYNet-Korea. All local expenses were generously covered by EASYNet-Korea. The workshop includes 10 participants from YMCA-Philippines, YMCA-Korea, YWCA-Korea, NCC-Australia, SCM-Taiwan, SCM-Sri Lanka, HK-FCS, APA-YMCA, EASYNet Coordinator, Overall Facilitator, and a CT member. [read on]

Core Team Meeting 2005

February 22 to 23, 2005
Hong Kong

The Core Team of EASYNet met on 22-23 February 2005 in Hong Kong to evaluate on the Asia Student and Youth Gathering (ASYG) that was held in Indonesia in December 2004, as well as to concretise programme plans for 2005. [read on]

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Asia-Pacific Student and Youth Gathering (ASYG) 2004
“Together in Action for Peace and Reconciliation”

December 7 to 14, 2004
Cipayung, Indonesia

The Asia-Pacific Student and Youth Gathering 2004 with the theme “Together in Action for Peace and Reconciliation” organised by the Ecumenical Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Network (EASYNet) on 7-14 December, 2004 in Cipayung, Indonesia. A total of 104 delegates from countries of Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand, Bangladesh, Burma, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan and Thailand came together to learn and be challenged on the need to work in solidarity on pertinent issues of Peace, Justice and Reconciliation in today’s world full of unpeace and injustice. [read on]

Concept paper
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EASYNet Core Team Meeting 2003

September 4 to 5, 2003

The Ecumenical Asia-Pacific Student and Youth Network Core Team Meeting was held in the UCCP Shalom Guesthouse, Manila on 4-5 September. Shin, regional secretary, represented the WSCF AP region. [read on]

Creative Writing Workshop 2003

Ecumenical Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Network (EASYNet) will organize a Creative Writing Workshop in Taiwan hosted by Taiwan Ecumenical Students and Youth network (TESY Net). This programme would be a preparatory one for Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Week for 2003. [read on]

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EASYNet Coordinators’ Meeting 2002
“Networking towards Ecumenical Youth Movement Building”

July 22 to 28, 2002
Bangkok, Thailand

The long, sometimes frustrating but most of the time fulfilling, process of organizing ecumenical teams towards nurturing grassroots ecumenism finally gained fruits as the National Coordinators Training had been conducted at the We Train Centre in Bangkok, Thailand last July 22-28, 2002. Twenty-six participants, including the EASYNet Core Team members, representing 12 countries attended the training. [read on]


EASYNet Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Week

Starting from 2002, the Ecumenical Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Network (EASYNet) will organise the Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Week (APSYW) which was once a programme of the CCA Youth known as Asia Youth Week. [read on]