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Applications are now open! The United Nations is seeking young, future leaders to join new global training programme for a world free of nuclear weapons.

NEW YORK, 18 May 2023 (Office for Disarmament Affairs) – The United Nations Office forDisarmament Affairs (UNODA) and the government of Japan are calling on young people toapply for an innovative learning programme that will empower them to make theircontribution to a world free of nuclear weapons. Applications are now open for a new global […]

Join the Young Professionals Committee!

Are you interested in joining the United Nations Association of Australia Young Professionals Committee? The Young Professionals Committee meets every month to discuss and plan upcoming events and activities. The committee includes around 20 young professionals from various sectors and industries. Co-Leads Chandra Parihar and Angela Shen also sit on the board of the UNAA […]

Syria-Türkiye: Three border crossings now operational for earthquake aid delivery

© UNICEF/Khalil Ashawi | A man collects the belongings of his six-year-old son, who was a victim of the devastating earthquake that hit northern Syria. 20 February 2023 Two weeks after the devastating earthquakes, the UN and partners continue to scale-up cross-border aid delivery from Türkiye into northwest Syria, including through a new entry point, […]

Australia: Groundbreaking decision creates pathway for climate justice on Torres Strait Islands

© Karl Bouro Yessie Mosby, one of the Torres Straits Eight climate activists, speaking at the Sydney Biennale. Facebook Twitter Print Email 23 September 2022Human Rights The UN Human Rights Committee found on Friday that Australia’s failure to adequately protect indigenous Torres Islanders against climate change impacts, has violated their rights to enjoy their culture, free from “arbitrary interference” with […]