Locked away in our homes, surrounded by four walls and feeling consumed by our own thoughts. This year is definitely not turning out to be the year that any of us were expecting. First came the bushfires, and now the coronavirus is keeping us indoors.… Read more ›
UN Youth Australia is pleased to announce that Lucy Stronach is the Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations for 2021.
The Youth Representative program is run by UN Youth Australia in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. … Read more ›
Today, September 5th, is International Day of Charity. Sweeney Preston writes about how we can create a culture of giving in Australia.
A little over a week ago my friends and I were playing the new card game ‘Read more ›
Applications to be an Independent Board Director at UN Youth Australia are now open! To provide insight to the benefits on being on Board at UN Youth Australia, Independant Director, Monika Antoszewska, has provided insights on how she appreciated the position during her term.… Read more ›
In past years, this occasion has taken place at the Sydney Opera House with children from remote communities, local schools, ILF ambassadors and supporters.… Read more ›
Young people are powerful and create impact in their lives, communities and on wider society. These four young people from across Australia share how they have been driving change before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Miranda, 19, Tas
Miranda has founded a Read more ›
“Young people are the generation that are on the threshold of leadership.” Keeping youth mental health in the spotlight23 August, 2020
Sometimes, opening up can be difficult – especially in the midst of a global pandemic.
Approaching the subject with a positive, empowerment stance can make all the difference.
“I think that young people are already resilient,” says Professor Patrick McGorry, Executive Director of Read more ›
So I’m 3 years into my humanities degree, and I’ve thought a lot about what my degree has taught me. Critical analysis, creativity, curiosity, empathy, persuasion, negotiation, communication. I’ve interned in places, volunteered and been employed in a variety of fields.… Read more ›
In 1999 the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 54/120, which declared 12 August International Youth Day. At the General Assembly that year was Australia’s inaugural Youth Representative to the United Nations, Andrew Husdon.
Dr Hannah McGlade on the UN Indigenous Rights Declaration and the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues09 August, 2020
August 9 commemorates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The day aims to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous population.
It’s also a day to recognise the work of the Read more ›