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March 2019

Save the Date: March for Life with KCPF

March 23 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

On Saturday, March 23, 2019 the World Youth Alliance Africa members, partners and friends will be joining the Kenya Christian Professionals Forum (KCPF) and other stakeholders at the Annual March for Life Walk in Nairobi, Kenya in solidarity to the cause for protecting human life from conception to natural death. The theme for the 2019 walk in Kenya is 'Drawing the Line for Life'. The walk aims to highlight  the different threats to the value and definition of life emerging…

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International Solidarity Forum 2019

March 25 - March 28

The International Solidarity Forum (ISF) is an annual training event hosted at the United Nations and World Youth Alliance headquarters in New York City. The forum brings together WYA members from around the world and subject matter experts to participate in lectures and discussions on topics relevant to ongoing international policy debates. Previous themes include Sustainable Development, Maternal Health, HIV/AIDs and Good Governance. The 16th edition will examine theme of Good Governance and Human Flourishing. Application Requirements To apply to the…

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Save the Date! | Manhattan International Film Festival

March 25

This year, young filmmakers from Mexico, the Philippines, the United States, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom were selected based on the following criteria: Content and Relevance to WYA’s Mission, Technical Excellence, and Overall Quality. The roster of finalists for 2019 tackled the topic of human dignity through exploring themes like migration, war, death, sickness, and more. Aside from their differing countries of representation, finalists’ age and experience range from as young as 16 years old to multi-awarded veterans in…

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WYA 20 | Ball

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Lotos Club, 5 E 66th St.
New York, NY, 10065 United States

Don’t miss the event of two decades. WYA 20 Ball Lotos Club   March 30th 7pm Black Tie TICKETS SOLD OUT March 29 | 6-10 pm | WYA Townhouse (invite only) WYA20 Cocktails and Film Screening March 30 | 7-11 pm | The Lotos Club WYA20 Ball March 30 | 11 pm | WYA Townhouse WYA20 Ball After Party March 31 | 11 am - 3 pm | WYA Townhouse (invite only) WYA20 Brunch *All tickets will include access to the after party.

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June 2019

Vanessa Cherese Scholarship Fund 2019 Crowdfunding Campaign

June 1 - July 14
World Youth Alliance Africa, 1st Floor, Cara House, Karen Road
Nairobi, Kenya
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USD1,500

This is one of the amazing initiatives WYA Africa is undertaking this 2019 called the Vanessa Cherese Scholarship Fund, in honour of our staff Vanessa Cherese Oyugi who passed away in September 2016, at 26 years. She was our Regional Director of Operations at the time of her passing, and was passionate to see youth in Africa afforded opportunities to grow and have experiences that will enable them to be the positive change makers in the defense of human dignity…

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July 2019

WYA Africa Youth Summit 2019

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kabarak University – Main Campus Kenya + Google Map

The Youth Summit is an annual program activity that World Youth Alliance Africa hosts in collaboration with youth centered organizations and student associations as a way of congregating young people who are committed to impacting society through creating person-centered initiatives. These initiatives are pivoted from the acknowledgment of the inalienability and inviolability of human dignity.  This year's Youth Summit will be held on Thursday July 4, 2019 at Kabarak University in collaboration with Kabarak Law School. The theme ''Good Governance in…

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International Summer Camp

July 14 - July 21

The World Youth Alliance International Summer Camp (ISC) is an exciting and personally enriching experience for young people ages 13-18. During this intensive one-week program, young people from all over the world come together to learn about the dignity of the human person and how this concept is the foundation for policy, culture, development, and  change. Participants learn to articulate and defend a vision of the human person that is both positive and critically engaged with global issues. The 2018 ISC will take place July 14-July…

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August 2019

Africa Arts Forum 2019

August 10
Safaricom Michael Joseph Centre, Nairobi, p.o. box 2021 - 00100
Nairobi, 254 Kenya
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WYA strongly believes in culture and through our cultural events, we give an expression of the inherent dignity of each individual person. We will host the 6th annual Africa Arts Forum (AAF) themed “Beauty of Art in Diversity” at The Michael Joseph Centre, Safaricom in Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday, August 10, 2019. The prices are Kes 1,000 for registration.   Application for Participants  Application for Artists      

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October 2019

WYA Dinner 2019

October 3

The 20th Anniversary Dinner honoring Elizabeth Budnik Thursday, 3 October 2019 Cocktails at 6:30, Dinner following at 7:30 in the evening The Union Club 101 East 69th Street at Park Avenue New York City Tickets to benefit the global work of the World Youth Alliance $350 per person   Register for the WYA Dinner    

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November 2019

WYA Delegation to ICPD+25

November 12 - November 14

W>hile observing the 1999 Conference on Population and Development(ICPD+5), Anna Halpine witnessed a group of thirty-two young people make a statement. Claiming to represent all three billion of the world’s youth, they demanded that the following policies be put into place: abortion as a human right, sexual rights for children; and the deletion of parental rights. The group of young people characterized these as necessary for development but ignored basic needs such as clean water, education, and employment. This spurred Anna to action. With…

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