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Posts tagged with: UN General Assembly
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Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Hudson

31 January, 2019

Andrew Hudson was the 1998 President of UN Youth Australia and the inaugural Youth Representative to the United Nations in 1999.

In the 20 years since he’s had a diverse career in the fields of international law and human rights. Andrew currently lives in New York and is the CEO of the NGO, Crisis Action.… Read more ›

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World Interfaith Harmony Week 2016: an interview with Nivy Balachandran

03 February, 2016

UN Youth: What’s the main message of World Interfaith Harmony Week?

NB: First a very brief history of World Interfaith Harmony Week – it began when the UN General Assembly passed a resolution – proposed by the King of Jordan – back in 2010 that essentially recognized the imperative need for dialogue amongst the different faiths and religions of the world to enhance mutual understanding, harmony and cooperation amongst people.… Read more ›

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Delivery of the National Youth Statement to the United Nations by Shea Spierings

16 November, 2015

On October 7, the Australian Youth Delegate to the United Nations (UN), Mr Shea Spierings, delivered the Australian Statement on Youth Issues to the UN General Assembly. The National statement, which was drafted by Mr Spierings himself along with support from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, as well as other relevant Government Departments, outlined the important role that education plays in ensuring Australian society continues to remain peaceful, tolerant, and inclusive.… Read more ›

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Laura John in New York City: Week One

19 September, 2014

UN Youth Rep Laura John has just spent her first week in New York City spreading the hopes, dreams and ideas of young Australians at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Laura will spend the coming weeks in NYC working alongside the Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations to further the work of the Third Committee.… Read more ›