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UNAAV Young Professionals Network

The UNAAV Young Professionals Network (UNAAV YP) provides opportunities for young professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 to interact with like-minded people and learn more about international issues, the United Nations and the work of UN associations in Australia and Victoria.

The UNAAV YP regularly runs social, networking events and undertakes advocacy and engagement activities. In 2018, the Young Professionals are co-hosting the SDGs event series, 17 SDGs in 2018, with the Victorian Division.

The UNAAV YP has also led the UNAA’s advocacy on human trafficking, with the publication of an Issues Paper on Australia’s Human Trafficking Visa Framework, UNCover. This paper was turned into a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade’s Inquiry into a Modern Slavery Act.

Many of the changes recommended by the Joint Standing Committee in its final report, Hidden in Plain Sight, were in line with the Advocacy Committee’s recommended actions.

 Click here to read UnCover

 Click here to read the submissionGGA June

 

 

UNAAV YP membership costs $25 annually. Click here to join (choose the Concession option) and receive discounts to attend future events.

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The Victorian Young Professionals Network is managed by a committee of volunteers, which includes around 20 young professionals from various sectors and industries and meets every second month.

View our committee members’ profiles here.

To express interest in volunteering with us and joining the committee, please email yp@unaavictoria.org.au.