HDC in Paraguay: Program Popularity Beats Pandemic

Roció Valdez lives in a small town in Paraguay. There are five schools in the town, and she approached each one to tell them about the Human Dignity Curriculum (HDC). Of these, one gave her permission to present the HDC to the Director of the School and its teachers. She received permission to teach the […]

WYA Africa Welcomes the Adoption of the Kenya National Family Policy

The World Youth Alliance welcomes the adoption of the Kenya National Family Policy. Our WYA Africa team played a pivotal role, in collaboration with the Kenya Christian Professionals Forum (KCPF) consortium, to include language in the areas of Parenting, Family Safety and Security, Media and Technology, and The Environment. Among noteworthy contributions, the organization takes […]

WYA Croatia and WYA Europe host the 3rd International Summer School on Bioethics and Human Rights

“Attending the WYA summer school was an incredible experience. I learned about human dignity, gained valuable skills, and connected with like-minded individuals. Young people should attend to grow, advocate for human rights, and make a positive impact”. –Rosanna Salvador, ISSBHR participant from Spain Early August 7th, 40 WYA members gathered in Šibenik, Croatia, to depart […]

WYA welcomes 1,031 members at the 2023 World Youth Day

World Youth Alliance (WYA) staff and members attended the 2023 World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal, held from August 1-6, 2023. The event recorded an attendance of over 1.5 million individuals from over 140 countries. It included a youth festival, a series of exhibitions and seminars, cultural events, and religious gatherings with Pope Francis. The […]

WYA Asia Pacific Hosts International Summer Camp in the Philippines

“Dignity gives the human person meaning in life. Without dignity, what is the meaning in life?” Aaron Halpine, an ISC Participant from Canada, shared. World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific (WYAAP) wrapped up its first-ever International Summer Camp (ISC) on July 15th, 2023 in Iloilo, Philippines.  WYA members gathered in the Philippines on July 9th for […]

WYA Europe Down Syndrome Event Wins European Citizen’s Prize Award

This past June, the Chancellery of the European Citizen’s Prize (ECP) awarded WYA Europe’s (WYAE) project, “Social Integration of Individuals with Trisomy 21 in European Society,” the European Citizen’s Prize Award for the year 2023 for the country of Belgium. The European Citizen’s Prize is an award given to those organizations that “contribute to European […]

WYA Leaders Discuss Foreign Aid and Coercive Policies in 20th ISF

“We want a better world, and so we need to propose real solutions. This is where the work of WYA is so important. You’re never too small to speak up. Somebody has to,” said Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, former Ambassador to the United Nations in New York and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saint Lucia, at […]

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 […]