Victoria

Kapil Bhargava

05 May, 2017

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 ›

Victoria

Sam Proietto

05 May, 2017

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 ›

Victoria

Daniel Rabbat

05 May, 2017

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 ›

Victoria

Lova Jansson

05 May, 2017

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 ›

Victoria

Farouk Al-Salihi

05 May, 2017

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 ›

Victoria

Voice 2016 – an interview with National Finalist Mirella Wong

19 September, 2016 We asked one of last year's National Finalists for Voice Victoria 2015, Mirella Wong, about her experiences with the competition and what she's learned since competing at Voice.

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 ›

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