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 ›
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 Gideon Daley
So some of you might have heard of a little thing called climate change? You’ve probably watched on the news how climate change will cause more frequent crazy weather events like bushfires and floods, or how it’s causing sea waters to rise so much that small islands in the Pacific like Kiribati are under threat of sinking entirely.… Read more ›
The following is the statement from the 2018 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations, Amos Washington. This speech was delivered on the 3rd of October, 2018, at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
I am proud to be here representing Australian young people, a diverse and multicultural generation of our vibrant nation.… Read more ›
Each year, the Youth Representative to the United Nations conducts a nation-wide consultation to hear the voices of our young people.
Our 2018 Youth Representative, Amos, has just landed in New York City, and is starting his period working with the Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations.… Read more ›
This article does not represent teachers or UN Youth Australia as a whole – this is simply an interpretation by one of our fantastic facilitators in hope to create ideas and increased dialogue surrounding this topic.
For those of you who know me, you might also know that I’m currently studying to be a high school mathematics teacher; perhaps a nontraditional career path for your local UN Youth Facilitator.… Read more ›
This article does not represent UN Youth Australia as a whole – this is simply an interpretation by one of our fantastic facilitators in hope to create ideas and increase dialogue surrounding this topic.
Current developments along the Gaza strip can be traced back to decades of hostilities between Israelis and Palestinians.… Read more ›