2017 WYA Europe Newsletter Issue II | WYA Europe organizes successful European Arts Forum

APR-JUN 2017

News Highlights from WYA Europe

WYA Europe organizes successful third edition European Arts Forum


The 3rd European Arts Forum was held from the 24th to the 26th of June in Brussels. This beautiful and inspiring event gathered more than 50 artists, art lovers, academics and European policy makers under the theme “Unity in Diversity: Connecting Europe through Culture”.

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World Youth Alliance Europe and Areté Foundation Start a Partnership in the University of Navarra


WYA Europe and Areté Foundation started a partnership to offer more opportunities to the students in the University of Navarra. As a part of the partnership, Areté Foundation will offer the WYA internship in the Brussels office to its best and most committed members, and WYA Europe will offer it Certified Training Program to Navarra students.

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WYA Europe Hosts Introductory Session, Launches Chapter in Rome

News Article

On Sunday, May 28, 2017, the World Youth Alliance Europe hosted an introductory session to present WYA in Rome. The purpose was to invite the interested youth and WYA friends, in order to launch a Chapter and present the first activities in Rome.

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Spring of the Human Dignity Curriculum in Croatia

News Article

The Human Dignity Curriculum (HDC) is blooming in Croatia. After the pilot version of HDC that was held in Zagreb in 2016, World Youth Alliance (WYA) Croatia got the official approval of the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education to carry out HDC workshops in Croatian elementary schools. After the official approval by the Croatian ministry, Croatian HDC girls had their first elementary school HDC workshops.

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World Youth Alliance Spain holds a concert in Madrid

News Article

On Friday, June 16th, World Youth Alliance Spain held a pop concert in Madrid with two purposes: first, to introduce WYA Spain to more people, and second, to celebrate WYA’s values with a night of music and dance.

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Other News


Advocacy Highlights from WYA Europe

The European Parliament approves the Audio-Visual Media Service Directive with weak protection for children

The European Parliament just voted during a plenary session in favor of entering into inter-institutional negotiations on the Audio-Visual Media Service Directive based on the report approved by the Culture Committee on the 25th of April.

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“Debating Death” series


“Debating Death” is a series of four articles written by WYA Europe Regional Director Hrvoje Vargić which thematize ethical, political, medical, legal, social and cultural aspects of legalizing euthanasia.

“Human Dignity and End of Life” series


“Human Dignity and End of Life” is a series of three articles written by Head of WYA Croatia Bioethics Team, Luka Poslon which address the care which respect human dignity in the end of life.

Other Advocacy articles

Upcoming Events and Programs


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