The itinerary for Pacific Project 2014 by Alexandra Fuller
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The itinerary for Pacific Project 2014 by Alexandra Fuller

13 July, 2014

After completing orientation activities in Darwin, delegates have flown to Dili, the nation’s capital city in the north of the country.

Staying here for one night, we will be given a tour of some of the capital’s historic sites, including a moving visit to the Santa Cruz cemetery, the site of the massacre of over 250 Timorese involved in a peaceful memorial procession in November 1991 by Indonesian soldiers.… Read more ›

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Pacific Project 2014 Delegate Profiles

13 July, 2014

Pacific Project is a unique collaboration between UN Youth Australia and Destination Dreaming, partnering to help young people to understand and contribute to the world around them.

It is a year-long project for years 10 -12 students and culminates in a two week exploration of East Timor.… Read more ›

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An Interview with our Youth Rep, Laura John

05 February, 2014

You’d have probably heard by now that this years Australian Youth Rep to the UN is the well-deserving Laura John.  The 24-year-old Melbournite has an impressive history of leadership roles and initiatives with the likes of the Oaktree Foundation, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and most recently Human Rights First in New York City, all the while completing her Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Law at Monash University.… Read more ›

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Introducing your 2014 Youth Representative

23 January, 2014

Today UN Youth Australia are thrilled to announce that Laura John is the Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations in 2014.

Hailing from Melbourne, Laura has a resume full of experience working with young people. Her past roles have seen her work with the National Youth Week, Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, among many others.… Read more ›

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UN Hears Australian Youth

08 October, 2013

Australian youth had their concerns heard by the United Nations overnight.

Adam Pulford, the Australian Youth Representative to the UN, spoke in New York on Monday at the UN General Assembly on behalf of Australian young people.

Mr Pulford raised ending discrimination and achieving equality for all as the priority of young Australians.… Read more ›

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