YMCA Hosts Africa Alliance of Peer Review Meeting

first_img– Advertisement – Timotheus Kamaboakai, CEO, Liberia YMCA and Host. The Africa Alliance of YMCAs Peer Review Meeting on Liberia is expected to begin in Monrovia Tuesday, November 20, at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) National Headquarters on Broad Street, the entity has said in a release.The Peer Review Mechanism is one of the key governance reforms that the Africa Alliance of YMCAs (AAYMCAs) and its national movements have adopted as a means of setting up a platform for organizational performance review, best practices, and knowledge sharing.According to the press release, 15 participants representing eight countries in West Africa, which will include National General Secretaries and YMCA Board Chairmen, are expected to be in attendance. Also expected to attend are Senior Liberia YMCA Board leaders, staff and volunteers.The process also strengthens National Movements in Africa. In the Peer Review process, a National Movement agrees to be scrutinized by its peers in all areas of its operations so that the host, YMCA, will be able to receive technical support from its peers and the Africa Alliance of YMCAs.The Peer Review will be held from November 20-24, 2018, and will begin with an official welcome session. During the first two days of the review, workshop sessions will be held, followed by field visits to YMCA program centers in Monrovia on day 3, Thursday.A field visit to three YMCA branches outside Monrovia will climax the meeting, the release said.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Motorcyclist killed after slamming into signboard

first_imgAn unlicensed motorcyclist was the first road fatality recorded in Berbice for the year. Bhojram Hemraj, 24, of Number 67 Village, Corentyne, was killed on Wednesday evening after he lost control of the motorcycle he was driving and slammed into a metal signboard.Dead: Bhojram HemrajRegional Commander Calvin Brutus told this publication that even though he is dead, a blood test will be conducted to determine his alcohol level.“We were told that he was unlicensed and was using a trade plate on the motorcycle. He had no licence to use the cycle and he was travelling at a fast rate of speed. The only other part we need to check now and confirm is whether there was alcohol in the blood,” the Commander stated.There were 17 deaths as a result of road accidents last year in the Region, which was the same number for the previous year. Of that figure, seven were motorcyclists.The motorcycle that Hemraj was driving at the time of his demiseAccording to the Commander, as road users, persons need to pay attention to the rules of the road. “There are established speed limits for different zones and this is done based on analysis; my engineers that had the speed limits fixed at that rate because of the general circumstances surrounding the quality of the road, the housing and communities close to the road and the width of the road”.Those factors, he added, were all taken into consideration in coming up with the speed limit for a particular area.“Some areas have a certain speed limit while others have a different speed limit on the same road,” Brutus explained.last_img read more


first_imgRosses AC News:There was a fantastic All Ireland Silver Medal for Fodhla McFadden at the National Juvenile Championships in Tullamore last weekend. Fodhla, coached by Aidan Gillespie, competed in the u17 Women’s Triple Jump.This concludes a fine year for Fodhla who, on top of an All Ireland medal, also represented Ulster in the Tailteann Games and secured an Ulster Gold medal in the Ulster Club Champ’s.A super achievement! All at Rosses AC are very proud of her successes. Also competing today was Leah McGarvey who had a great day in the long jump setting a new pb of 4.32m.Well done Leah. A group has kicked off for the Dublin marathon, which the basis of the group being people who are looking to do their first marathon or run close to 4 hours.The plan is based around a 17 week program.Anybody looking to be part of this group is very welcome – contact Paul McGee on 0879256528.Any information for notes please email Michael.logue@pramerica.ie or text on 0866003527.ATHLETICS: ROSSES ATHLETE FODHLA MCFADDEN WINS SILVER MEDAL AT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS was last modified: July 14th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:athleticsNoticesSportlast_img read more