World Youth Alliance (WYA) is
an international non-government organization composed of young people committed
to promoting the dignity of the human person and building solidarity among
youth from all nations. Founded in 1999, it is a United Nations
ECOSOC-accredited organization that trains young people to work at the regional
and international levels to impact policy and culture.
The WYA mission begins with the fundamental notion that the human person possesses inherent and inviolable dignity--an idea that can be understood and acknowledged by individuals of all cultural and ideological backgrounds. WYA envisions a world in which human dignity is the foundation for policy and program implementation. This world understands that progress entails a commitment to person-centered solutions, and sees the human person not as an object to be discarded at will, but a being with infinite potential for excellence.