Month: June 2016

FEDERAL ELECTION COMPARISON SURVEY

        Dear members and friends,   With the Australian federal election only a week away, the UNAA has surveyed the three largest political parties on their policy positions towards United Nations and international affairs to help inform the electorate. The Australian Labor Party , the Australian Greens and the Coalition responded to our call […]

Making the United Nations Fit for Purpose in the 21st Century

The New South Wales Division of the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) invites you to be part of its 2016 Conference! The UN is the only truly international organisation dedicated to addressing ‘Problems without Passports.’ Recently the UN has won some notable victories with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on […]

Opinion – Cause and Effect: Considering World Environment Day in 2016

– Matthew Kronborg, UNAA Executive Director     Without a healthy environment, our global societies and economies will come under increased pressure and potentially eventually falter. We have seen a growing number of localized examples of this in recent years; for instance the Mexico ‘Tortilla Riots’ of 2007 or the 2008 Tunisian ‘Arab Spring’ uprising. […]