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.

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 […]

WEST PAPUA: THE STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE

By: Mariel Verroya The West Papuan struggle for independence has taken the lives of over 500,000 indigenous West Papuans (Evans, 2019). Forty more casualties were added to this list as of October 2019. However, obtaining accurate information is challenging due to the government restrictions on international journalists access in the region and their intentional slowing […]

Australia and the United Nations in a Changing World Order

INAUGURAL DR DOUG EVERINGHAM LECTURE GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY SOUTHBANK CAMPUS, BRISBANE 27 OCTOBER 2019 Major General Michael G Smith AO (Retd)   Let me start by acknowledging our traditional owners of this land and their leaders past, present and future. Our first Australians have demonstrated remarkable traits of compassion and forgiveness and we have much to […]

Upcoming Events

March 6-15: Queensland women’s week 2020 

March 9-20: Comission on the Status of Women (CSW 64) (25th anniversary Beijing Declaration)

March 10- Water Pecha ucha – at the GOMA

March 11: UNYP Modern Slavery Panel session

March 19: SDG games at State Library

March 28: Monthly UNAAQ meeting, Griffith Eco Centre

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