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Angelica’s Youth Rep Statement to the United Nations

02 October, 2022

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 ›

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“Young People Have the Capacity To Do Important And Meaningful Things”

19 January, 2021

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 ›

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Know Your Recycling

12 November, 2020

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 ›

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Retaining Remembrance

11 November, 2020

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 ›

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