Posts tagged with: United Nations

Angelica’s Youth Rep Statement to the United Nations

02 October, 2022

Angelica Ojinnaka is Australia’s Youth Representative to the United Nations for 2022. Informed by the diversity of experiences, opinions, and perspectives of young people in Australia through UN Youth Australia’s Listening Tour, Angelica represented young people globally in an address to the United Nations Third Committee of the General Assembly (77th Session).… 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 ›

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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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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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Youth Rep Wrap Up by Laura John

09 December, 2014

It was a surreal experience standing in front of a crowd of supporters, friends and family at the Monash Conference Centre on Thursday night (4 December) to celebrate and reflect on my past year as the 2014 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations.… Read more ›

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