Each year, UN Youth Australia in consultation with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade select the Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations. Kareem El-Ansary is the 2019 Youth Representative. He sat down for a chat with UN Youth Australia’s Chief Youth Representation Officer, Nick Mezo, about the role.… Read more ›
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The following is the statement from the 2018 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations, Amos Washington. This speech was delivered on the 3rd of October, 2018, at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.
I am proud to be here representing Australian young people, a diverse and multicultural generation of our vibrant nation.… Read more ›
Each year, UN Youth Australia in consultation with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade select the Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations. Paige Burton was recently announced as the 2017 Youth Rep, so UN Youth’s CEO Brianna Bell sat down with Paige to chat about what the next year holds.… Read more ›
UN Youth: Why did you apply to be Australian Youth Rep?
CE: The UN Youth Rep role is an unparalleled opportunity to consult with young Australians from all walks of life, on issues that are of international significance. The global landscape of business, politics and development is undergoing radical change as a result of new (and arguably democratising) technologies – however this change isn’t occurring evenly, even within a country such as Australia.… Read more ›
One of my favourite things about UN Youth Australia is that it gives young people the confidence and skills to turn their wildest dreams into reality. Eighteen months ago, I was in the living room of National President Tim Matthews, making him a cup of tea while he recovered from a full knee reconstruction.… Read more ›
UN Youth Queensland is running a Model United Nations debate for their members on Friday 25 July.
MUN in the Sun is a chance to spend a day hanging out with old friends, and making new ones. With members ranging from IR nerds who have years of tertiary debating experience under their belts to first time debaters whose international relations knowledge extends to the fact that Barack Obama is the President of the USA, this MUN is really open to everyone.… Read more ›