You’re Invited: 19th WYA Birthday Ball, 2018 ISF on Human Dignity and Bioethics | October Newsletter


October is here! WYA is inviting all WYA members, alumni, and friends to the 19th WYA Birthday Ball on March 10, 2018 at Midtown Loft and Terrace in New York City. Purchase your tickets here.

This month, we officially launch online applications for the 15th International Solidarity Forum on Human Dignity and Bioethics on March 5-8, 2018 in New York. All certified members are invited to apply.

Meet our final batch of interns in New York City for 2017: Taylor from Canada, Marta from Spain, and Helene from Switzerland. We’re now accepting applications for the 2018 Internship Program.

Get involved with WYA today by becoming an intern, certified member or giving us a gift.

Join WYA’s 19th Birthday in New York

The celebration will bring WYA members, alumni and friends and honor Caroline de Dordolot with the Kathryn Hoomkwap Award for her work in the defense of human dignity.

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2018 ISF: Applications Now Open

WYA officially launched online applications for the 15th International Solidarity Forum to be held on March 5-8, 2018 at the WYA and United Nations Headquarters in New York City.

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Meet the WYA Interns in New York

After a busy summer full of fun activities, fall is coming with the beginning of a new academic year and lots of hope for this new start. Three freshly graduated students chose to start their academic year with World Youth Alliance.

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Upcoming Events


WYA North America Emerging Leaders Conference

Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas


WYA North America Emerging Leaders Conference

University of Mary, Bismarck, North Dakota


WYA Asia Pacific Emerging Leaders Conference

Hive Hotel and Convention Center, Quezon City, Philippines


WYA North America Emerging Leaders Conference

University of Prince Edward Island, PEI, Canada


WYA Europe Emerging Leaders Conference

European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium


15th International Solidarity Forum

WYA and UN Headquarters, New York


WYA 19th Birthday Ball

Midtown Loft and Terrace


WYA International Summer Camp

New Hampshire, USA

The World Youth Alliance Internship Program provides opportunities for young people who are inspired by the ideas and work of the World Youth Alliance (WYA) to gain professional skills working on WYA’s projects and a substantive learning experience on WYA’s core ideas.

Region Application Deadline  
Africa November 3 Apply Now
Asia Pacific December 1 Apply Now
Europe December 1 Apply Now
Latin America January 7 Apply Now
Middle East December 1 Apply Now
North America November 7 Apply Now

WYA’s Certified Training Program (CTP), formerly known as Track A, is the collection of texts that provide the philosophical underpinnings for the mission of WYA.

Region Application Deadline  
Africa December 8 Apply Now
Asia Pacific November 26 Apply Now
Europe January 5 Apply Now
Latin America December 15 Apply Now
Middle East January 6 Apply Now
North America January 15 Apply Now


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About WYA

The World Youth Alliance is a global coalition of young people committed to promoting the dignity of the person in policy and culture. WYA embraces members from over 160 countries. To join us, click here.

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