UN Youth Australia runs programs across all Australian states and territories. Select your state to find out what is coming up in your area.

All of our programs are organised and run by volunteers under the age of 25. We run innovative workshops, conferences, competitions and national peak events. UN Youth Australia also runs in-school programs and workshops by request.

If you or your school is interested in having us come visit, please get in in touch with your state or territory branch.

Programs

Upcoming Events

SA: Global Citizenship Award

We are excited to continue The Global Citizenship Award (GCA) in 2024, which allows delegates to earn 10 Stage 1 SACE Credits for attending a range of UN Youth events and programs.

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National Conference

UN Youth Australia's National Conference is an opportunity for exceptional young people in years 10 to 12, from across Australia and New Zealand to come together to explore international issues, hear from experts in international relations, participate in interactive workshops, and advocate for change in their own communities and the world.

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Crisis Point

Crisis Point is a whole-day interactive problem-solving simulation that puts delegates (students) in the shoes of key diplomats and stakeholders to solve global security and humanitarian crises. Broking solutions in real-time to a crisis that evolves depending on the actions you take, delegates collaborate in their teams, utilising their teamwork, negotiation and creative-thinking skills to represent their own interests while compromising in the collaboration with other stakeholders.

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The Evatt Competition

Welcome to Australia’s most prestigious high school Model UN competition. The Evatt Trophy Competition engages high school students across Australia in world affairs and issues through debating mock Security Council resolutions from the position of an assigned country.

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Voice Competition

The UN Youth Voice brings together Australia's brightest speakers in years 7-10 to craft and deliver their own unique and nuanced solutions to pressing global issues. Over 1000 young Australians participate each year.

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NSW Junior Leadership Summit

Junior Leadership Weekend is a two day and one night residential conference for students in Years 7-8 to learn about leadership, diplomacy, advocacy and delivering meaningful change in their local communities.

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14 Apr - 16 Apr 23

Tasmanian State Conference 2023

Tasmania's premier youth summit, this conference brings together Year 9-12 students from across the state in March for a weekend of discussion, debate and inspiration on some of the globe's most pressing issues.

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18 Aug - 25 Aug 23

SA: Young Leaders Summit

Take part in series of interactive workshops intertwined with expert guest speakers from the university, government and the private sector.

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09 Feb - 11 Feb 24

Queensland State Conference

The UN Youth Queensland State Conference is our premier event, and is one of the largest leadership and diplomacy forums hosted in Queensland.

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01 Mar - 03 Mar 24

SA: State Conference 2024

Our flagship three-day conference bringing high school students together from all over the state to learn about leadership, diplomacy and advocacy.

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06 Apr

NSW Young Leaders Summit

At our Young Leaders Summit, we’ll take you through a series of fun and engaging workshops to explore how sustainability and peace connect.

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All Year

Global Issues Resources

UN Youth Australia recognises the role that young people play in shaping the world around us. We aim to keep you informed with resources on topical issues facing the world.

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All Year

School Programs

UN Youth Australia runs education sessions in schools across the country. Take advantage of a high-quality educational experience, crafted specifically for your needs! We supplement the curriculum by giving students meaningful and insightful experiences, invigorating their passion and building their capacity to engage in the most important humanitarian and environmental issues facing our world.

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All Year

The Youth Representative

The Australian Youth Representative to the UN is a role appointed annually by UN Youth Australia in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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Jul - Aug 2023

NSW Negotiations Competition

The NSW Negotiations Competition is a diplomacy and negotiation competition that immerses students in the role of state negotiators finding practicable solutions to important international disputes.

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November 2022

Queensland Voice Competition

The Voice Public Speaking Competition is for students from years 7-10. The competition allows them to deepen their understanding of global political and social issues whilst developing presentation skills in a unique way.

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Ongoing

SA: Student Ambassadors Program

The Student Ambassadors Program is a unique opportunity for students in Years 9-12 to develop key leadership, teamwork and communication skills, as well as meet new friends and mentors.

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TBD

Queensland FunMUN Event

FunMUN is a unique UN Youth Queensland event that allows delegates to participate in MUN in a more casual and fun (hence the name) environment.

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Term 2

Wellbeings Program

This FREE educational program aims to enhance delegates’ knowledge about personal, societal and ecological wellbeing.

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Programs

National Programs

National Conference

UN Youth Australia's National Conference is an opportunity for exceptional young people in years 10 to 12, from across Australia and New Zealand to come together to explore international issues, hear from experts in international relations, participate in interactive workshops, and advocate for change in their own communities and the world.

Find out more

Crisis Point

Crisis Point is a whole-day interactive problem-solving simulation that puts delegates (students) in the shoes of key diplomats and stakeholders to solve global security and humanitarian crises. Broking solutions in real-time to a crisis that evolves depending on the actions you take, delegates collaborate in their teams, utilising their teamwork, negotiation and creative-thinking skills to represent their own interests while compromising in the collaboration with other stakeholders.

Find out more

The Evatt Competition

Welcome to Australia’s most prestigious high school Model UN competition. The Evatt Trophy Competition engages high school students across Australia in world affairs and issues through debating mock Security Council resolutions from the position of an assigned country.

Find out more

Feature image

Voice Competition

The UN Youth Voice brings together Australia's brightest speakers in years 7-10 to craft and deliver their own unique and nuanced solutions to pressing global issues. Over 1000 young Australians participate each year.

Find out more

All Year

Global Issues Resources

UN Youth Australia recognises the role that young people play in shaping the world around us. We aim to keep you informed with resources on topical issues facing the world.

Find out more

All Year

School Programs

UN Youth Australia runs education sessions in schools across the country. Take advantage of a high-quality educational experience, crafted specifically for your needs! We supplement the curriculum by giving students meaningful and insightful experiences, invigorating their passion and building their capacity to engage in the most important humanitarian and environmental issues facing our world.

Find out more

All Year

The Youth Representative

The Australian Youth Representative to the UN is a role appointed annually by UN Youth Australia in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Find out more