Thank YOU for 20 (and beyond!)

In celebration of our 20th year last March, WYA was able to close out our 20k Matching Campaign by raising over $64,000! This would not be possible without the outpouring generosity of our members, alumni, and friends who continue to believe and support WYA’s mission.

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WYA Releases New Declaration on Good Governance and Human Flourishing

WYA recently concluded its 16th International Solidarity Forum on Good Governance and Human Flourishing at the World Youth Alliance and United Nations Headquarters. The Declaration on Good Governance and Human Flourishing will soon be officially published on the WYA website.

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WYA Recognizes MIFF winners from the USA, the Philippines, and the Netherlands

WYA is happy to announce the winners of the 7th Manhattan International Film Festival with Year Zero by David Siev (USA) bagging first place and The Mirror of the Artist by Tamino Parren (the Netherlands) coming in second. Daniela Magsaysay (the Philippines) and Will Garofalo (USA) were awarded third and fourth place, respectively.

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Disagreement with Agreement: UN Commission ends with mixed results

The 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) concluded late Friday evening, March 22nd, with the adoption of agreed conclusions on the theme of “social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.”

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Upcoming Events

July 4: WYA Africa Youth Summit | Kabarak Law School, Kenya

July 8 – 10: WYA Europe Emerging Leaders Conference | European Parliament, Belgium

July 14 – 21: International Summer Camp | WYA Headquarters, New York

August 9: WYA Asia Pacific Internship Batch 3 | Manila, Philippines

October 3: WYA Dinner | The Union Club, New York


WYA Around the World

Asia Pacific

WYAAP Opens Applications for New Regional Director

WYAAP Concludes 7th Emerging Leaders Conference



WYAE Celebrates 21st World Down Syndrome Day at European Parliament

WYA SEE and WYA Albania hold joint CTP and Training of Trainers in Kosovo

WYAE Holds European Youth United Event

WYA SEE Holds Training of Trainers in Albania


North America

WYA NA holds ELC at Harvard


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