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News Highlights from WYA Europe

WYA Europe hosts successful Emerging Leaders Conference 
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The 4th Emerging Leaders Conference was held from 27th to 30th November in Brussels. It gathered more than 60 participants all over Europe to meet decision-makers, intellectuals and activists under the theme “Population and Environment: Building a Sustainable World”.

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WYA Croatia hosts successful 4th WYA Week in Croatia
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The WYA Croatia Chapter has lately been doing a lot to expand WYA’s mission. In the last two months, the Chapter developed strategies and projects aimed at national pro-birth policy and creating a supportive environment for young families in Croatia.

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WYA Europe launches European Program for Cultural Excellence in Spain
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WYA Europe Director of Advocacy Antonio Mellado represented WYA Europe during the opening of the sculptural exhibition Triste Figura, honoring the 400th anniversary of El Quijote. All European Program for Cultural Excellence participants will also be invited to participate or exhibit their works in Brussels during the third edition of the European Arts Forum.

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Advocacy Highlights from WYA Europe

Advocacy Victory: Council of Europe Rejects Surrogacy Report
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The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has rejected a report that aimed to support and promote the regulation of “altruistic” surrogacy among European countries. WYA was actively working with the members of the Council and other experts to prevent approval of this practice in Europe.

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Celebrating 2016 European Day of Safe Birth & Motherhood
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World Youth Alliance Europe contributed to the celebration of the European Day of Safe Birth and Motherhood with the presence of Antoine Mellado, WYA Europe’s director of advocacy as one of the panelists at the Conference on Safe Birth and Maternal Health in the European Parliament.

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Upcoming Events and Programs


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WYA’s Certified Training Program (CTP), also known as Track A, is the collection of texts that provide the philosophical underpinnings for the mission of WYA. It presents a summary of philosophical, historical, and modern day texts that focus on the dignity of the person and human rights. Those who complete CTP are equipped to articulate and defend the principles of the dignity of the person within the public square. This training is done online.

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The World Youth Alliance Internship Program provides opportunities for young people who are inspired by the ideas and work of WYA to gain professional skills working on WYA’s projects and a substantive learning experience on WYA’s core ideas. Projects are designed to enhance each student’s specific academic background and interests. Interns receive mentorship and training from WYA staff members.

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europeinternship2017_web-banner-batch-02WYA Europe and national European Chapters are preparing the campaign aimed at raising awareness about Down syndrome in the European institutions and across Europe. The campaign will start on March 1 on social media, and will culminate with the event in the European Parliament on March 21, the International World Down Syndromme Day. You can read more here about how it looked like previously, and follow our Facebook page to learn more when the campaign starts.

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The ISF is an annual training event hosted by WYA at the United Nations in New York City. The forum brings together WYA members from around the world and subject matter experts to participate in discussions and workshops on topics relevant to ongoing international policy debates.

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Blog Highlights


Winter is Coming, Build an Ark! (Ways the Bold and Brave can Give Back to WYA Europe this Holiday)

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WYA Europe Regional Director Hrvoje Vargić shares the mission and goals of WYA Europe in the following year, and invites you to contribute to the Mission.

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Series of Interviews with WYA Europe Interns

Wanna Change the World? Strive Out of Your Comfort Zone and Commit On a Daily Basis, Interview with Fernando Alvarez

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In Search of Freedom for Excellence (And Why an Internship Can Help Here), Interview with Adit Barbullushi

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Making Introverted Leaders: Why The Future Looks Bright?, Interview with Ines Lobo Lozano

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