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Kupakwashe’s Insights – Middle East Experience 2019

20 April, 2020

By Kupakwashe Matangira

Never-ending wars, religious tension, poverty and corruption- is this the Middle East’s cursed fate? During his presidency, George W Bush asked “are the people of the Middle East somehow beyond the reach of liberty? Are millions of men and women and children condemned by history or culture to live in despotism?” Whilst on the Middle East Experience delegation (MEE), myself and 15 of the most incredible people from around Australia spent the start of 2020 trying to answer these very questions. … Read more ›

National

Procrastination – a story of weeds

17 April, 2020

By Cassie Sneikus

During a procrastination-fuelled clean, I found my old Nintendo DS Lite sitting in a forgotten drawer. I tried to kickstart it about 25 times, fondly remembering that I had to carefully insert the Animal Crossing game chip into the device on a certain angle so it would work.… Read more ›

National

Read our 2018-19 Annual Report

06 April, 2020

UN Youth Australia is a national youth-led non-profit organisation that aims to educate and empower young Australians on global issues. We educate over 7,000 young Australians each year across every state and territory, with a focus on conferences, competitions and international tours for secondary school students.… Read more ›

Tasmania

Registrations for Tasmanian State Conference 2020 have now open!

17 October, 2019

“State Conference 2019 was one of the most influential, educational, and positive experiences I’ve ever had the privilege to be a part of” – Tess, 16.

Registrations for UN Youth Tasmania’s State Conference 2020 are now open.

State Conference brings together young Tasmanians between grades 9-12 from across the state to meet other like-minded, passionate Tasmanians, learn from educational content, and have their voices heard in discussions on issues most important to them.… Read more ›

National

Gideon’s Hot Take: How GMOs Can Feed The World

03 October, 2019

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 ›

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