UN Youth Australia aims to allow young people to explore and engage with the most important issues facing our world.

Our Young Leaders Summits are one day conferences held all across Australia that deal with these issues with the depth and nuance they deserve.

Our Summits vary from issue to issue – in the past, dealing with the politics of development, gender, even space law!

Our first Summit of 2019 is tackling one of the biggest challenges of our time, climate change.

Summit 1: Our Climate, Our Future

Climate change is the biggest challenge of our time. But it can be hard to know where to start, or to understand the reality behind the news. Are you passionate about fighting climate change or want to learn more?

Join us for a one day conference exploring the realities of climate change, and the international effort to save our planet.

The day long event will equip you with the knowledge and motivation to drive the change you want to see in the world. Through interactive workshops, you’ll learn what the world is doing to fight climate change, and the negotiations that shape this international action. We’ll tackle the way that climate change hits people across the world in different ways. Whether you’re an expert or brand new to the topic, there’ll be plenty to learn.

We’re bringing young people together across the country. The Young Leaders Summit will be running in Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney.

The Details

The Young Leaders Summit is running in these cities across Australia:

  • Adelaide – February 18, 9am-3.30pm
    Flinders University Victoria Square, 182 Victoria Square
    Questions? Contact Xavier Borgas
  • Brisbane – March 30
    Location TBA
    Questions? Contact Liam Morgan
  • Hobart – February 16, 9am – 4:30pm 
    UTas Maths & Physics Building,  Sandy Bay Campus
    Questions? Contact Gideon Daley
  • Melbourne – March 31, 9:30am – 5:30pm
    City Cite, 474 Flinders St, Melbourne CBD
    Questions? Contact Gursewak (Gus) Singh
  • Sydney – February 16, 10am – 4pm
    Western Sydney University Parramatta City Campus
    Questions? Contact Calvin Bruun Plener
  • Perth – February 22nd, 9am – 3pm
    Cottesloe Civic Centre
    Questions? Contact Harrison Auld

Still got questions? Want to get involved but the summit isn’t running in your city? Email us at info@unyouth.org.au.

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Other Young Leaders Summits

Can’t make it to this Young Leaders Summit? We’ll be running more summits later in this year, tackling new topics. Sign up to our newsletter and we’ll let you know when registrations open!

Previous summits have covered issues from space to development, from gender equality to global security.