WYA Europe opens Chapters in Kosovo and Romania, announces conference in Vienna



News Highlights from WYA Europe

WYA Europe opens new chapter in Romania

In February WYA Europe Director and Director of Advocacy were invited to Iași, Romania to train members in WYA’s Certified Training Program (CTP). After their certification 10 members banded together to start the new Romanian chapter.

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WYA Europe opens new chapter in Kosovo

From February 19 to 21, WYA Europe staff came to in Prishtina, Kosovo to train members in WYA’s Certified Training Program. 15 very motivated youth from different cities in Kosovo participated in an intense three-day training and have now formed a chapter WYA Kosovo.

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Impressions from HDC workshops in Osijek, Croatia


Members of the Human Dignity Curriculum (HDC) team from Croatia held the HDC workshops in an Elementary School in Osijek, Croatia.

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WYA UK Leader Diana Doat Pinto da Costa wins Victor Frankl Award

Meet Diana Doat Pinto da Costa, the head of our WYA UK chapter who just recently received the 2018 Viktor Frankl Award for most active WYA members.


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Advocacy Highlights

Victims Rights on debate in the European Parliament


On Thursday, 11 January the Committees on Women’s Rights (FEMM) and on Civil Liberties (LIBE) brought together a series of experts on victim challenges to address the report on the Victims’ Rights Directive (2012/29/EU), which establishes enhanced standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime within EU Member States.

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Youth, Work-Life Balance and Solidarity in Europe

On Tuesday, 23rd January the European Parliament held a seminar on The Future of the generations to come: Youth, work-life balance and solidarity in Europe to discuss “Work-life balance for parents and carers.” The three main topics were the transition to adulthood, the fragility and complexity of families, and later life.

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Upcoming Events and Programs

WYA Austria hosts event on Youth Involvement in Politics

Join us in Vienna for the international conference Why YOUth?- European Youth for EU Youth Strategy. Learn how YOU can get involved in national politics and how to make a difference even on the international level! Apply for three days of intensive training and workshops and meet young people from all across Europe and Lebanon.

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WYA Europe Online Training Program 2018: Batch 2

Apply for CTP online training starting this May!

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WYA European Arts Forum 2018: Arts and Common Values

Join us for the fourth European Arts Forum held in Brussels. This year’s theme is ‘Arts and Common Values’ and will take place in Brussels from the 23rd to the 27th of June 2018. The Forum will simultaneously exhibit the diverse work of young artists from across Europe and equip the youth with the tools necessary to fully accept and support common European values of human dignity, freedom, tolerance and respect for human rights. The exhibition can range from musical and dancing performances, sculpture, painting, to jewelry making, and coffee bean mosaics.

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