In May of this year, the Supreme Court of the United States made their decision pertaining to Dobbs v.… Read more ›
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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 ›
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 ›
Remembrance Day 2020
I have always shied away from blind patriotism; I cast no blanket statements that Australia is the “greatest nation on earth”, quite honestly it makes me cringe.
As a history major at university, the World Wars have always been an interest of mine (and many others) for the sheer volume of geo-political shifts that rippled from these monolithic conflicts.… Read more ›
From skateparks to pubs and coffee shops, the spaces being afforded to young people are changing and growing more commercial. Is this to our benefit?
Learning to be a teacher is a tough gig. My whole university “career” I’ve been asked why I didn’t aspire to more because I’m “so smart”. The truth is, I sound smart because I’m good at explaining concepts; because of my education degree.… Read more ›