Category: YP

AusNZPac Youth left behind but not forgotten: Launch of ‘Towards an SDG Youth Index’ report

Join Monash University’s webinar launch event to introduce the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) AusNZPac’s Youth SDG Index report: Towards an SDG Youth Index. This report uses the sustainable development goals (SDGs) to measure youth progress towards the global 2030 agenda but highlights that Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Regional Network (AusNZPac) youth are […]


One spot has opened for the previously sold out United Nations Study Tour to Geneva! There is only one final spot available so don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity again. Our small group tour to Geneva gives participants unique access to the United Nations, spending a week meeting with high-level UN officials and agencies. […]

UN HQ Virtual Tour 2023

Our upcoming virtual tour of the UN HQ gives individuals a chance to peak inside the UN premises. This is a rare opportunity as UN tours are often in-person only. If you are interested in a career with the UN, this might be a great chance to see where your future office may be, or […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Australia’s First Nations incarceration epidemic: origins of overrepresentation and a path forward

In 2020, a wave of Black Lives Matter movements unfolded across the globe. These movements re-focused a spotlight on Australia’s fraught relationship with its First Peoples. In particular, the movements increased community awareness of the disturbing reality that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (which I will refer to as First Nations peoples) are the […]