Kapil first became involved in UN Youth Victoria as an Evatt delegate in 2010 and was part of the state delegation to National Conference in 2012. After completing high school in 2014, and taking two years off UN Youth, he was elected as Programs Director on the Victorian Executive.… Read more ›
Sam attended his first UN Youth event as a confused Year 9 in 2011, and UN Youth hasn’t been able to get rid of him since. As a volunteer, Sam has convened Evatt, served as Schools Director, and sat on the National Education Committee; basically, any role that allowed him to be a massive MUN nerd.… Read more ›
Daniel is one of UN Youth Victoria’s youngest ever executive members. Only now in his first year of university, his journey with UN Youth began back in Year 9.
His experiences at State Conference, National Conference and EVATT culminated in a passion for the organisation, which ultimately led to appointed Competitions Director.… Read more ›
Lova is in her second year of a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Melbourne, majoring in Politics & International Studies and Geography with a diploma in French.
Lova started volunteering for UN Youth in 2015 when she moved to Melbourne from Sweden, where she grew up.… Read more ›
Farouk is (hopefully) in the process of completing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne with a major in literature and minor in philosophy
Farouk first became involved with UN Youth in 2012 and has struggled to build a life outside the cult ever since; hence his continued involvement.… Read more ›
What did you give your speeches on?
My speeches were on ‘How can we significantly reduce homelessness in Australia?’, ‘How can we promote the rights of Indigenous people around the world?’ and ‘How can we safeguard and secure our world’s future?’ I focussed my solutions in regards to homelessness on the unification of NGOs and governmental services, as well as implementing a ‘housing first’ scheme.… Read more ›
It’s that time of year again. The 2015 Victorian State Conference is ready to roll!
With over 100 registrations and still two weeks left to go, it’s a guarantee that this year’s conference theme “Justice: The Big Picture” will be bigger and better than ever.… Read more ›
In UN Youth tradition, I would like to begin with a quote by Nelson Mandela: “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” This certainly rings true for us in Victoria as this month we will embark on a new ‘impossible’ endeavour as an organisation: the first ever year of the Voice competition.… Read more ›
GenYers who are reading this will be familiar with a battle we share. A battle we could probably fight, and win, if we could be bothered to get up off our parents’ couches and tear ourselves away from the screens we apparently love… but…well… “Meh.” Plus I’m way too much of a commitmaphobe to risk engaging in a battle.… Read more ›