WYA’s CSW67 Recommendations

  Invest in human dignity education. This is foundational to help children to: develop an understanding of their inestimable worth as persons develop an understanding of their ability to make a positive impact on their societies develop an ability to recognize and make responsible choices develop an attitude of perseverance and resilience in light of […]

Incredible… UN Women refused to hear WYA’s CSW67 recommendations.

Yesterday, Tuesday February 21st, 2023 from 9am-12pm EST UN Women convened a Pre-CSW67 (Commission on the Status of Women) Virtual Youth Forum to discuss a set of Global Youth and Adolescent Recommendations.  Less than 12 hours before the consultation UN Women shared the draft Recommendations with registrants. WYA and its outstanding team of global advocacy […]

Meet the 2023 Viktor Frankl Awardees

The World Youth Alliance (WYA) is delighted to present the Viktor Frankl Award to outstanding members from Kenya, Poland, Mexico, Tunisia, the Philippines, and the United States of America. Now in its sixth year, the Viktor Frankl Award is presented to exemplary WYA members who have made significant and vital contributions in upholding WYA’s mission […]

WYA attends 52nd OAS GA in Peru

The 52nd regular session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) was held in Lima, Peru, from October 5th through 7th. Daniel Garcia, Program Assistant for World Youth Alliance (WYA) Latin America and President of the WYA Lima Chapter, shares his experience there as a representative of WYA global. The OAS, […]

Paula Andrea Lopez is selected as the 6th World Youth Alliance President

The World Youth Alliance (WYA) is pleased to announce the selection of Paula Andrea Lopez Rodriguez from Colombia as its sixth President. Paula signed the WYA Charter because she believes in the importance of promoting and defending the dignity of the person to future generations.   Paula has been working as WYA Program Officer and Regional […]

National Committee Spotlight: WYA Lebanon

WYA Lebanon has made some significant achievements this year, and Perla Tannous, the National Coordinator of the Lebanon National Committee (WYA Lebanon), shares what has been happening. Although the 2020 Pandemic made meeting in-person difficult for the LNC, they were able to have an in-person cultural luncheon in April to discuss events and draft a […]

Meet Our WYA Interns: María Martín Andrade

Maria is in Pamplona, Spain doing the remote HQ advocacy internship. She says that WYA is quite popular at her university, “I study at the University of Navarra in Spain, and here, WYA is quite a big movement because it also shares a lot of values with the university. So many of the students want […]

Meet Our WYA Interns: Marietta Mortensen

Marietta, from Wyoming, is part of the WYA in-person internship in Brussels. She first became interested in WYA and a WYA internship after listening to a talk from a regional director for WYA North America at her college. “What stood out to me was how so many of my interests converge in this kind of […]

Meet Rejean, Your New WYAAP RDO!

April 28, 2022 Manila, Philippines – Rejean Darroca is the newest World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific (WYAAP) Regional Director of Operations (RDO). Born in the city of Iloilo in the Philippines, she started her WYA journey as a participant at the WYA Asia Pacific Summer Camp. Following this, she completed the Certified Training Program and […]