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The Price of Water

06 November, 2018

This article does not represent teachers or UN Youth Australia as a whole – this is simply an interpretation by one of our fantastic facilitators in hope to create ideas and increased dialogue surrounding this topic.

Water is vital for survival, however, inequalities in its availability and access are a constant source of conflict on community, state and international scales.… Read more ›

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What’s to Fear?

06 November, 2018

This article does not represent teachers or UN Youth Australia as a whole – this is simply an interpretation by one of our fantastic facilitators in hope to create ideas and increased dialogue surrounding this topic.

Fearmongering: ‘The deliberate construction and spreading of fear by institutionalised groups to achieve specific goals or cultural impacts.’

In my university endeavours, I needed to search the phrase ‘Sudanese’.… Read more ›

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2017 Youth Representative Report

13 September, 2018

Each year, the Youth Representative to the United Nations conducts a nation-wide consultation to hear the voices of our young people.

Our 2018 Youth Representative, Amos, has just landed in New York City, and is starting his period working with the Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations.… Read more ›

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Looking at Maths from Acute(r) angle

29 August, 2018

This article does not represent teachers or UN Youth Australia as a whole – this is simply an interpretation by one of our fantastic facilitators in hope to create ideas and increased dialogue surrounding this topic.

For those of you who know me, you might also know that I’m currently studying to be a high school mathematics teacher; perhaps a nontraditional career path for your local UN Youth Facilitator.… Read more ›

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Updates on the Gaza Strip

29 August, 2018

This article does not represent UN Youth Australia as a whole – this is simply an interpretation by one of our fantastic facilitators in hope to create ideas and increase dialogue surrounding this topic.

Current developments along the Gaza strip can be traced back to decades of hostilities between Israelis and Palestinians.… Read more ›