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About the Weekend

2021 Junior Leadership Weekend has unfortunately been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent restrictions on indoor gatherings.

We are very disappointed that Junior Leadership Weekend will not be going ahead in 2021 and apologise to those that would have otherwise attended. UN Youth NSW hopes to run Junior Leadership Weekend again in 2022.

Looking for something sooner? Registrations are NOW OPEN for our 2021 NSW Spy Conference, ‘Spies, Lies & the Art of Disguise’ – check out the details and register HERE!                                                                                                              

If you are interested in Junior Leadership Weekend 2022, please complete the Expression of Interest Form.

Are you in Years 7 – 8 and passionate about making change in your community? Come to Junior Leadership Weekend 2022!

In September 2022, more than 100 students from across NSW will come together to take part in Junior Leadership Weekend. You will learn about leadership, diplomacy and advocacy in the context of a yet to be revealed theme of international importance. You will form connections and friendships with a diverse array of students and work with them to deliver change in your local communities, and beyond.

What’s Involved?
Junior Leadership Weekend is a two day and one night residential conference. Delegates will participate in thematic workshops based around a set theme, and will enhance their communication, advocacy and leadership skills through structured skills workshops. Assisting the development of these skills will be influential and inspiring guest speakers, who will share their wisdom with you. By the end of the weekend, delegates will come home with an insightful understanding into the pre-set topic and will be more confident in their ability to create meaingful social change in their local communities, and eventually in the broader world. Delegates will also have a whole lot of fun with activities such as trivia and a disco, and will make lots of new friends.

Join us at JLW 2022, so that you can better understand the social and political debates going on around you locally, nationally and internationally. We would love to have you along to actively participate in contributing your own informed beliefs and ideas!

For more information you can view one of our previous Info Packs.

Event Details
When: A Weekend TBD in September 2022
Where: Sydney Academy of Sports and Recreation, Narrabeen
Who: Students in Years 7 & 8
Cost: To Be Determined

What next?

If you have any questions about the conference feel free to contact the NSW Director of Operations, Julia Tran, at nswops@unyouth.org.au.

We can’t wait to see you at Junior Leadership Weekend 2022!

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