UN Youth Australia is excited to announce Imogen Kane (she/her) as the Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations for 2023. Imogen, 23 years old from Melbourne, Victoria, is responsible for engaging with young people across Australia to understand their experiences and concerns with today’s local, domestic, and international issues.… Read more ›
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 ›
UN Youth Australia and BBM Youth Support (BBM) are proud to announce the launch of a new partnership assisting BBM Scholars to learn and grow aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
BBM Scholarships support young people in agriculture, trades and horticulture to become practical, holistic leaders of the future who are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.… Read more ›
Alumni Series #1: Jonty Katz
Meet Jonty Katz, a management consultant in McKinsey & Company’s Sydney office and former UN Youth National President. UN Youth Australia has shaped a large part of both Jonty’s personal and professional life.
From being encouraged by his debating coach to attend a NSW Evatt Round in Year 10, to being appointed as National President in 2017, Jonty is now part of our extensive alumni network and has taken the time to share his experiences with us!… 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 ›