Month: June 2024

Algorithms should not control what people see, UN chief says, launching Global Principles for Information Integrity

Unsplash/Chris Yang People globally are at risk of immense harm due to misinformation and disinformation. The United Nations launched new Global Principles for Information Integrity on Monday, emphasizing the need for immediate action to address the harms caused by misinformation, disinformation and hate speech. UN Secretary-General António Guterres outlined key recommendations aimed at making information spaces safer […]

Study Tour alumnus Keegan Marsh wins Global Citizenship Award

We’re excited to congratulate 2023 Geneva Tour participant Keegan Marsh for winning the Global Citizenship Award at Deakin University. Keegan had this to say about his journey to this award (taken from his LinkedIn): “I am honoured to announce that I have been awarded the Global Citizenship Award by Deakin University earlier this year. This […]

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From AI to war zones, UN hosts largest global meeting on disability issues

Welcome to this first ever guest-edited UN News live page. We’re reporting from the opening day of the 17th session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP17) to the game-changing Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Our blogger-in-chief this morning is Nick Herd, an activist, actor and talk show host with Down syndrome whose mission […]

New Blog Post: Young Professionals – MAY

Welcome to the May edition of the UNAA Victoria Young Professionals’ Blog UN CAREERS EVENING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS VICTORIA (AIIA) UN Careers Night hosted by the AIIA On the 30th of May, we held our first collaborative and sold out event with the Australian Institute of International Relations Victoria […]

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