Today, We’ll Be Brave


“The difficulties of these times are your privilege to engage in. They are our chance to become heroes.” – MMag. Dr. Gudrun Kugler, former WYA Europe Regional Director and current Austrian parliament member (ÖVP)

These words rang true in March as selected WYA members drafted this year’s Declaration on Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia. Held virtually for the first time, the 18th International Solidarity Forum gathered its biggest delegation yet with over 38 countries represented. Check out what took place in this year’s ISF by clicking below. The Declaration is also available for viewing here

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By Popular Demand: More Advocacy Academy Slots Opened!
We’re releasing more opportunities for WYA members to undergo the Advocacy Academy this 2021. If you have a knack for learning about current global policy debates and looking for person-centered responses, then this one’s for you! Learn how to apply in your region’s upcoming classes below. 
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Ready for the Highlight of your Summer?
No pandemic can dampen our summer plans! Will this be the year you’ll finally try out the #BestInternship ever? Applications are open for our online internships in regions around the world! Get a head start on your application today.

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22 Years of Excellence with the Viktor Frankl Awardees

Last March 25, WYA celebrated its 22nd year of defending the dignity of the person through honoring the people who make our best work possible. Hailing from the Philippines, Kenya, Croatia, Trinidad and Tobago, Palestine, and the United States of America, this year’s Viktor Frankl Awardees are indeed beacons of excellence to a world that needs it the most. Get the chance to meet them by watching the recording of the stream.
Watch the Awarding Ceremony


WYA Around the World

Apply for the Minerva Scholarship for WYA Members by April 1st

WYA Africa Conducts a Successful Chapter and National Committee Get-together

Asia Pacific
Asia Pacific Volunteers Launch Intro Sessions
WYAAP Launches Two Intensive CTP Dates

Middle East & North Africa
WYAMENA Selects its Member of the Quarter

Latin America
WYALA and Nueva Democracia Forms a New Alliance

North America
WYA North America Launches the Pink Flyer Giving Society


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