As National Reconciliation Week begins, we are very excited to announce that UN Youth Australia is establishing our inaugural Reconciliation Working Group. The goal of this Working Group is to create a roadmap for UN Youth Australia’s reconciliation journey in partnership and solidarity with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.… Read more ›
Hey everyone, my name is Allegra Kavanagh and I am one of the Northern Territory’s facilitators. Today I am going to teach you some basics about Indonesian numbers & colours. I have also provided some exercises for you to do if you are suffering from quarenborderm.… Read more ›
Our 2018 Youth Representative to the United Nations Amos Washington has had his consultation report referenced in the South Australian Government’s Youth Action Plan.
The SA Government’s plan outlines the state’s vision for “A South Australia that is safe, inclusive and sustainable for all young people, now and into the future” and outlines a number of goals for the state to take action on.… Read more ›
UN Youth Australia are committed to acting with urgency and purpose to support the community of young people across the nation during COVID-19.
At UN Youth Australia, we educate over 15,000 young Australians each year about international issues and the role of the UN.… Read more ›
By Kupakwashe Matangira
Never-ending wars, religious tension, poverty and corruption- is this the Middle East’s cursed fate? During his presidency, George W Bush asked “are the people of the Middle East somehow beyond the reach of liberty? Are millions of men and women and children condemned by history or culture to live in despotism?” Whilst on the Middle East Experience delegation (MEE), myself and 15 of the most incredible people from around Australia spent the start of 2020 trying to answer these very questions. … Read more ›
The time has come for Kareem El-Ansary to say goodbye as your Youth Representative to the UN.
“When I started in this role, I couldn’t have imaged the extraordinary journey that awaited me. Being Youth Rep is a singular privilege that is hard to describe.… Read more ›
By Cassie Sneikus
During a procrastination-fuelled clean, I found my old Nintendo DS Lite sitting in a forgotten drawer. I tried to kickstart it about 25 times, fondly remembering that I had to carefully insert the Animal Crossing game chip into the device on a certain angle so it would work.… Read more ›
UN Youth Australia is a national youth-led non-profit organisation that aims to educate and empower young Australians on global issues. We educate over 7,000 young Australians each year across every state and territory, with a focus on conferences, competitions and international tours for secondary school students.… Read more ›
It’s quite the understatement to say that we don’t currently live in very uncertain and challenging times. The COVID-19 Pandemic has affected every element of life all around the world, and here in Australia.
For me, a first-year university student, the pandemic has undoubtedly had an impact.… Read more ›