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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 ›

Roe V Wade Explained

02 July, 2022 An explanation of the legal systems in the US and Australia, a history of abortion in America and the consequences of the Roe V Wade case being overturned.

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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“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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The power of Gender Equality and how it can empower Women and humanity

11 October, 2020

Gender Equality is the 5th United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) to transform our world and a fundamental Human Right in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Getting to equal: in Australia.

While women make up 50.7% of the Australian population, the truth is that women continue to face inequality: The national gender “pay gap” is 15.3% and it has remained between 15% and 19% for the past two decades; these differences mean women often receive less in wages and remuneration than men.… Read more ›

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