WYA opens application for 20th International Solidarity Forum

The World Youth Alliance (WYA) is pleased to announce the launch of delegate applications for the 20th edition of the International Solidarity Forum, WYA’s premier conference for certified members and trained advocates around the world.  In collaboration with the WYA Europe regional office and WYA Spain Chapter, this year’s Forum will be held from May […]

Looking for the Best Summer Ever?

  The best summer is what you make it! And with WYA, that’s a guarantee. Looking for a way to impact the lives of young kids? Curious to hear about a curriculum rooted in a strong sense of self? Register for a slot at the Human Dignity Curriculum Open House! If you’re a newly Certified […]

What Happens When Young People Lead?

  “WYA’s presence at the Commissions is vital with respect to solidarity, as we stand in solidarity to make sure that all countries can have a seat at the table and have the full scope of their human rights respected…” Thomas Sarrouf, a WYA Chapter leader from the United States, delivered a statement on behalf […]

WYANA Regional Director Addresses Students at Thomas Aquinas College

April 9, 2021, Thomas Aquinas College, Massachusetts – On April 9, WYA North America Regional Director Siobhan Heekin-Canedy visited her alma mater and shared some career advice with current students. Siobhan graduated from Thomas Aquinas College’s Santa Paula, California campus in 2018, but since then, the college has opened a second campus in Northfield, Massachusetts, […]

Today, We’ll Be Brave

  “The difficulties of these times are your privilege to engage in. They are our chance to become heroes.” – MMag. Dr. Gudrun Kugler, former WYA Europe Regional Director and current Austrian parliament member (ÖVP) These words rang true in March as selected WYA members drafted this year’s Declaration on Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia. Held […]

WYA North America Hosts “Network for Dignity” Event

March 5, 2021 – WYA North America organized a spectacular online called “Network for Dignity” which aimed at gathering experienced WYA friends to speak with current members in a professional environment. More than 30 participants liaised on various topics. The event was held on the Gatherly platform, which provided a unique atmosphere, much like an […]

Big News, One Click Away!

  *Drum roll* It’s finally here! We’re excited to announce a new virtual space for the Human Dignity Curriculum, WYA’s premier educational program for Grades K-12. Now YOU can easily access this life-changing course that teaches children about who they are and what they can be! Visit us at humandignitycurriculum.org to start exploring. Read more […]

WYA North America: Meet our Batch 1 2021 Interns

  Teddy-Ann Quamina, WYANA’s new program management intern, is a university student in Trinidad and Tobago pursuing a degree in International and Sustainable Business. In 2020, she signed the WYA Charter and became one of the first certified members of the WYA Trinidad and Tobago Chapter. Teddy continues to be involved in her local WYA […]

The reason for being a woman

[su_tabs active=”2″][su_tab title=”English”] The violence and the violation of women’s human rights have been on the rise despite the evolution that exists in terms of equity within the framework of international law. According to the United Nations Women’s Organization (2020), at least 35% of women worldwide have suffered some form of violence, not counting victims […]

Open for the Secret to Excellence

Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning has been a crowd favorite for many WYA members who want to learn how to be truly excellent. (Spoiler alert: The Certified Training Program actually tells us that it’s connected to how we use our freedom!)  This year, we can look no further for people to emulate. WYA is […]