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Calling all Members: Help North America win the Track A Training Challenge!

The new condensed Training Set "Track A" is hot off the presses, and WYA International has issued us a challenge:Which region can have the most members complete this

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CAMPAIGN of 1000 - It's your turn!

We are happy to announce the beginning of The Campaign of 1000: a new WYA Initiative part of the Growth and Development Fund that will aim to find 1000 new donors giving US $250 annually for the

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Mexican Youth participate at the United Nations

Commission on Sustainable Development From May 1st to 12th 22 young Mexicans represented the WYA Latin America in the 14th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development in the United

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Why do we support adult stem cell research instead of embryonic stem cell research?

Seventh Research Framework Program – Why do we support adult stem cell research instead of embryonic stem cell research? The question of stem cells is currently the dominant subject in the

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Touring the Walled City of Intramuros!

Anna Halpine, President and Founder of the World Youth Alliance, visited Manila last May. Finding time in their busy training schedules, Anna and other members of WYA toured the Walled City of

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Building Homes, Bridges and Hope

The WYA attracts young people who are in search for something – in search for the truth, themselves, and their place in the world. We work hard to understand and defend the dignity of the

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Viviamo! preparation at World Urban Forum in Vancouver

Director of North America Cole Siemion will travel with intern Simon Fung to the World Urban Forum III in Vancouver, B.C. to prepare for our November conference on urban planning. At the Forum, we

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WYA NA bids goodbye, welcomes new staff

Regional Director Cole Siemion will be leaving us in June to attend law school at Georgetown. Current D.O. Megan Furman will take his place as Director of North America. We will welcome Jeff Nichols

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Report from UN Commission on Sustainable Development

WYA North America hosted 10 university students from the US and Canada and 18 high school students from Querétaro, México at the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)in May. In

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2006 UN High Level Meeting on AIDS

Staff and interns, including Hezbon Mogambi of Africa, will join WYA NA at the 2006 High Level Meeting on AIDSat the United Nations from 31May - 2 June in preparation for our visit to the

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