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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 […]

Early Bird tix close TODAY

LAST DAY to purchase your Early Bird tickets for the UN & Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum on 20 and 21 April – Amazing rates for two days of networking, interactive conversations with UN, international and Australian leaders and a Digital SDGs showcase. Timezone tickets available too –

Forum Ticket Update

Early bird tickets for the UN & Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum close on Monday 15 March so don’t miss out on these – book here now We have also introduced a special Timezone/On Demand ticket for people who will be outside Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on 20 and 21 April or who cannot link […]

UN Deputy Secretary-General to open UNAA Forum

UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, will open the virtual UN & Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum on 20 April 2021. As Special Advisor to former Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, Ms Mohammed led the process that resulted in global agreement around the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the creation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   She […]

Why is female genital cutting practised, and what is being done to eliminate it?

Today marks International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). First observed in 2012, the United Nations General Assembly declared 6 February as a day to raise awareness of, educate the public about, and encourage local and international action to end FGM. What is female genital mutilation? Female genital mutilation (FGM) is universally […]

Virtual UN & Australia Sustainable Partnerships Forum to be Australia’s major SDGs event for 2021

The UN is urging governments, companies, communities and individuals to fund and promote solutions to get the world back on track to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Climate Agreement. On 20 and 21 April 2021, we will bring together governments of all levels, businesses, universities, start-ups, students and community organisations to […]