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Youth engagement drives global change #InternationalYouthDay

12 August, 2020

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. “I remember feeling very lonely in New York as the first Youth Rep,” Andrew told UN Youth in an interview in […]


Dr Hannah McGlade on the UN Indigenous Rights Declaration and the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

09 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 UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People. UN Youth spoke […]


2020 – A series of events

02 August, 2020

At this point in time, you either live under a rock, do not engage in any social media platform or you are busy preparing for the next dystopian fantasy the world will undoubtedly eject itself into. We’ve had a World War 3 scare, a global pandemic, devastating bushfires, destructive uprisings and hornet swarms. Has the […]

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  1. Evatt Competition

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  2. Voice Queensland

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  3. Voice

    The UN Youth Voice brings together Australia's brightest speakers in years 7-10 to craft and… See details ›

  4. Junior Leadership Weekend Tasmania

    Junior Leadership Weekend is a 3 day residential conference held in Dysart, Tasmania. It is aimed… See details ›

  5. The Youth Representative

    The Australian Youth Representative to the UN is a role appointed annually by UN Youth Australia in… See details ›

  6. Global Issues Resources

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  7. 24 Aug 19 - 01 Sep

    NT – Evatt Competition

    Evatt NT is the Territory round of Australia’s largest and premier debating and diplomacy… See details ›

  8. 14 Aug 20

    The Evatt Competition

    Welcome to Australia’s most prestigious high school Model UN competition. The Evatt Trophy… See details ›

  9. 28 Feb 20 - 01 Mar

    Queensland State Conference

    The UN Youth Queensland State Conference is our premier event, and is one of the largest leadership… See details ›

  10. 06 Mar 20 - 08 Mar

    NSW State Conference

    State Conference is UN Youth NSW's flagship event. A weekend overnight residential event, State… See details ›

  11. 13 Mar 20 - 16 Mar

    Tasmanian State Conference 2020

    Tasmania's premier youth summit, this conference brings together Year 9-12 students from across the… See details ›

  12. 09 May 20

    Crisis Point

    Crisis Point is a one day summit structured around an Interactive Problem Solving Activity.… See details ›

  13. 05 Jul 20

    Our Press, Our Freedom Summit (Victoria)

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  14. 25 Jul 20

    Crisis Point

    Crisis Point is a unique opportunity for students in Years 9-12 to develop their diplomacy and… See details ›

  15. 31 Jul 20 - 09 Aug

    WA – Evatt Competition

    The Evatt Competition is a Model United Nations Security Council diplomacy competition for students… See details ›

  16. 22 Aug 20

    NSW Crisis Point: United States Divided Politics

    Crisis Point is a unique opportunity for students in Years 9-12 to develop their diplomacy and… See details ›

  17. 25 Sep 20

    Voice SA 2020

    How would you solve the problems of today’s world? In UN Youth's Voice, choose an issue that… See details ›

  18. 26 Sep 20 - 27 Sep

    NSW Junior Leadership Weekend

    Junior Leadership Weekend is a two day and one night residential conference for students in Years… See details ›

  19. All Year

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    UN Youth Victoria runs education sessions in schools across the state. Take advantage of a… See details ›

  20. All Year

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    UN Youth ACT can come to your school! We run several activities which aim to engage students and… See details ›

  21. Ongoing

    Student Ambassadors Program

    The Student Ambassadors Program is a unique opportunity for students in Years 9-12 to develop key… See details ›

  22. Term 3 2020

    Voice Victoria Competition

    Tell us how you'd change the world. Offer solutions to local and global problems. Open to students… See details ›

  23. Term 3 2020

    Wellbeings Program

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