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WYA gives an Opportunity for Young People to Initiate Dialogue

Earlier this month, I had the excellent opportunity to participate in the Coordination of Youth Workers of Tomorrow (CYWT) event in the beautiful cold

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An Opportunity to Gain Competences for Youth Leadership

Maria del Mar and I, Núria, have had the opportunity to attend the “Coordination of Youth Workers for Tomorrow” (CYWT) project as Spanish

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European Identity and Human Dignity?

A Croat, an Italian and an Austrian walk in to a bar… Or should I put it like this - a group of 45 young people who seemingly having nothing in common but curiosity about human dignity walk into

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Finding Comfort in the Unpredictable

During my internship at the WYA Headquarters, we had a White Paper discussion on Surrogacy. I asked our Director of Advocacy if Egg Freezing falls into the category of surrogacy as well. I recall her

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In The Middle of Nowhere, but WYAAP

People are challenged by their own daily routines. Some work hard, while some are just busy finding a way to ensure that their life goes on and on. This is what we call “life”. In fact, I was part

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The Value of the “Self” in Leadership

It was truly memorable being able to immerse ourselves in the rich culture and life of our Filipino friends during the 8th WYAAP ELC. Being the only two foreign delegates there, we honestly did

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Why Intercultural Education Matters

It is said that language contains the soul of a people--their culture, their heritage, their values. And, just as how languages differ from each other completely, so do the cultures of every nation.

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Commuting: Not More Fun in the Philippines

Time and time again I see on the news how horrible our transportation system is in the Philippines. You read about trains that break down in the middle of the track, buses overflowing with people

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Where is WYA: Nairobi Summit Edition

Where is WYA: Nairobi Summit Edition WYA staff and members attended the ICPD25 Nairobi Summit last November 12-14. The conference was held to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Programme of

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Finding Purpose in Struggle

What is purpose? Many people can give a certain answer right away but for me, it took me time to understand the purpose of my life. Many people may confuse one’s purpose with passion but they have

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