Posts tagged with: un youth

Roe V Wade Explained

02 July, 2022 An explanation of the legal systems in the US and Australia, a history of abortion in America and the consequences of the Roe V Wade case being overturned.

In May of this year, the Supreme Court of the United States made their decision pertaining to Dobbs v.… Read more ›

Tasmania

Registrations for Tasmanian State Conference 2020 have now open!

17 October, 2019

“State Conference 2019 was one of the most influential, educational, and positive experiences I’ve ever had the privilege to be a part of” – Tess, 16.

Registrations for UN Youth Tasmania’s State Conference 2020 are now open.

State Conference brings together young Tasmanians between grades 9-12 from across the state to meet other like-minded, passionate Tasmanians, learn from educational content, and have their voices heard in discussions on issues most important to them.… Read more ›

National

Alumni Spotlight: Ben Playle

13 April, 2019

Ben Playle was the National President of UN Youth Australia from 1997-98 and was involved in the drafting of our first National Constitution. Since then he has held various positions working in international relations, including as as the Deputy High Commissioner at the Australian High Commission in South Africa.Read more ›

National

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 ›