WYA Europe Emerging Leaders Conference 2014 Report

This year, WYA Europe’s Emerging Leaders Conference took up the theme of the International Year of the Family and Youth Unemployment Crisis. Read more for a report on the weeklong conference which drew members from across Europe as well as distinguished guest speakers.

Mad Men, Modern Family: the 2014 WYA North America Emerging Leaders Conference

A few weekends ago, I had the chance to attend World Youth Alliance’s conference “Mad Men, Modern Family: Examining the Role of Men in Social Development.” It was my first WYA event, and it was a great experience. The most striking feature of the conference was the opportunity for dialogue it provided. Despite constant claims […]

My WYA Africa 5th Emerging Leaders Conference Experience

The phrase “Emerging Leader” inspires varied thoughts in people’s minds. In mine, it first causes it to conjure images of youthful ladies and gentlemen fighting against the evils that plague our societies. It brings to mind grand ideals of fostering change on our continent and even on the globe. Yet, the WYA Africa’s 2015 Emerging […]

Female Foeticide Falters

A report from WYA UK on the sex-selection bill recently voted on by Parliament. by Clara Watson, WYA UK Chapter Committee Member Today, on 4th November, Parliament overwhelmingly voted in favour of the Abortion (Sex-Selection) Ten Minute Rule Bill, presented by MP Fiona Bruce. At its first reading, 181-1 MPs voted in favour of the Sex-Selection […]

Freedom for Excellence

Freedom for Excellence. This is a phrase I like best among everything I have learned from World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific (WYA AP) as an intern. Right now, there are seven of us: three international interns, including myself, from Indonesia, Vietnam and Japan, and four Filipino interns. As interns, aside from our daily tasks and […]

What I Would Have Said At the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly

Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, Fellow Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, Last summer, while I was having lunch with a dear American friend, we started an interesting conversation. We expressed our thoughts and ideas about how we view the current situation of the world: I told my friend that the differences on many levels between the […]

WYA Europe Report on Commissioner Hearings

Since the 30th of September, WYA has been closely following European Parliament Commissioner Nominee hearings relevant to dignity, the family, and youth. WYA’s interns maintained a presence at some of these hearings, and this article summarises the content of these procedures. This process allows the European Parliament (EP) to screen the candidates for the highest […]