Angelica Ojinnaka is Australia’s Youth Representative to the United Nations for 2022. Informed by the diversity of experiences, opinions, and perspectives of young people in Australia through UN Youth Australia’s Listening Tour, Angelica represented young people globally in an address to the United Nations Third Committee of the General Assembly (77th Session).… Read more ›
In May of this year, the Supreme Court of the United States made their decision pertaining to Dobbs v.… Read more ›
Alumni Series #2: Jethro Cohen
Meet Jethro Cohen, currently working at :Different in operations and customer strategy, and former executive member of the NSW Division and convenor of both domesitc and international activities!
What do you currently do?
I work in a VC-backed Australian prop-tech startup called :Different, where I lead the Central Operations and Customer Strategy team.… Read more ›
Happy New Year and welcome to 2021!
To our delegates, volunteers, schools and educators, partners and community, we thank you for joining us in 2020. We are excited to continue our journey with you in 2021! 2020 was nothing less than an unprecedented year, but here at UN Youth, it is certainly an exciting moment to enter into the new year. … Read more ›
December 14th- just a week and a half away from Christmas- is World Energy Conservation Day. It’s a day which aims to raise awareness about energy efficiency and conservation and encourages world leaders to prioritise accessible and sustainable energy generation.
The United Nation’s 7th Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) is Affordable and Clean Energy.… Read more ›
The 10th of December is internationally recognised as Human Rights Day, a day commemorating the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR enshrines fundamental human rights and freedoms for all, regardless of race, creed, gender, sexuality, religion or any other difference. … Read more ›
These volunteers were nominated by their divisions for their hard work, dedication and enthusiasm during an extraordinary year.… Read more ›
How does the freedom of the press impact political and social empowerment? How does it change democracy? And finally, how does it affect you?
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 of contaminated waste.… Read more ›