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Our Press, Your Freedom

17 November, 2020

How does the freedom of the press impact political and social empowerment? How does it change democracy? And finally, how does it affect you? Join UN Youth Queensland for their final Summit of 2020 – Our Press, Our Freedom- and voice your solutions to shape our future!  Within its Constitution, UNESCO advocates for the basic […]


Know Your Recycling

12 November, 2020

National Recycling Week 2020  I never thought too much about recycling in Australia until I learnt about China’s ban against foreign waste in 2018. At the time, China was the largest purchaser of plastic waste and instituted its ban against foreign waste in response to the threat to their environment posed by the large amounts […]


Retaining Remembrance

11 November, 2020

Remembrance Day 2020 I have always shied away from blind patriotism; I cast no blanket statements that Australia is the “greatest nation on earth”, quite honestly it makes me cringe. As a history major at university, the World Wars have always been an interest of mine (and many others) for the sheer volume of geo-political […]

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UN Youth Australia

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  1. Voice Competition

    The UN Youth Voice brings together Australia's brightest speakers in years 7-10 to craft and… See details ›

  2. Evatt SA

    Evatt SA is the South Australian round of the UN Youth Australia Evatt Competition, Australia’s… See details ›

  3. Voice SA

    How would you solve the problems of today’s world? In UN Youth's Voice, choose an issue that… See details ›

  4. The Evatt Competition

    Welcome to Australia’s most prestigious high school Model UN competition. The Evatt Trophy… See details ›

  5. 26 Sep 20 - 27 Sep

    NSW Junior Leadership Weekend

    Junior Leadership Weekend is a two day and one night residential conference for students in Years… See details ›

  6. 12 Nov 20

    SA: Corporate Social Responsibility Summit

    A one-day conference exploring corporate social responsibility through interactive workshops and… See details ›

  7. 28 Nov 20

    NSW: Corporate Social Responsibility

    This November, Young Leaders Summit in NSW will be focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility and… See details ›

  8. 28 Nov 20

    QLD: Our Press, Our Freedom

    The press plays an important role in the distribution of information for people around the world.… See details ›

  9. 29 Nov 20

    TAS Negotiations Competition 2020

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  10. All Year

    Queensland Schools Ambassadors Program

    Schools Ambassadors Program is an initiative of UN Youth Queensland dedicated to three things:… See details ›

  11. All Year

    The Youth Representative

    The Australian Youth Representative to the UN is a role appointed annually by UN Youth Australia in… See details ›

  12. All Year

    New South Wales Global Advocate Magazine

    The Global Advocate is the Official UN Youth NSW Magazine, being launched for the first time in… See details ›

  13. October 2020

    Western Australian Voice Competition

    Voice asks students to present pitches of their innovative solutions to real-world problems.… See details ›

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