State Teams

Queensland

15-16 April 2020, MCG

UN Australia Sustainable
Partnerships Forum 2020

Welcome to the Queensland Division of the United Nations Association of Australia. We work to connect the QLD community, government and other stakeholders to the UN and the global network of UN Associations. We operate at a state level to achieve positive change in support of the charter, aims, and ideals of the United Nations.

Twinkle Twinkle Little War

THE ROLE OF CHILDREN IN PROLONGING VIOLENT CONFLICT By Mariel Verroya   The Covid-19 lockdown allows us to reflect on the unfortunate realities that are happening in the world. We tend to forget that armed conflicts, hunger, dictatorships, oppressed minorities, etc., kill more than the virus. Let us take the time to reflect on events […]

Covid-19 and Gender-based Violence

The global response to COVID-19 has seen varying degrees of lockdown and enforced isolation laws put in place by governments everywhere. However, while stay-at-home measures are safe for some, others could be at a higher risk of harm or, in extreme cases, being killed by a partner or family member. This article describes the heightened […]

WOMEN  PEACE AND SECURITY ACHIEVEMENTS IN COLOMBIA

  Over the past few decades, Colombian women and girls have been disproportionally affected by the ravages of war. This article describes Colombia’s main advances in the area of ​​women, peace and security after the signing of the peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People´s Army (FARC-EP). As the 20th anniversary […]

Upcoming Events

Due to government imposed restrictions on public gatherings, UNAA public events are temporarily postponed.

Regular monthly meetings continue online. Please contact qld@unaa.org.au  for information.