Category: News

2018 Yolande Frank Art Awards

 For almost a decade, UNAA WA has conducted the Yolande Frank Art Awards, where school students can use any art medium to convey the meaning of a selected Human Right. This year, the awards were extended to include senior secondary students (years 10 to 12) for the first time. The awards are named in honour […]

UNAA SA Young Professionals Launch – Event Report

The launch of the UNAA SA Young Professionals Network (UNAA SA YPN) was held at the Adelaide Town Hall on September 5th, 2018. Paul Vasileff, South Australian-based founder and head designer of Paolo Sebastian, and international renowned atelier was the keynote speaker for the night. Special guests attending included Chief Justice, Chris Kourakis; Member of […]

December UNity report – UNAA Northern Territory Division

The UNAA Northern Territory (UNAA NT) Board is a small team of volunteers that have managed to celebrate some of the important international UN days and their directly-related SDGs throughout 2018.  UNAA NT accomplished this mostly through partnerships with other local organisations, truly living the ideal of SDG 17.  March 3 – On International Women’s Day, […]

WIPC 2018 – SBS Video recap

Did you attend WIPC 2018 Sydney? 🕊️ Watch now 🎥: WIPC 2018 on Scoop News Report from SBS Australia, featuring UNAA President Michael G Smith and UNAA NSW President, Patricia Jenkings [Thai Audio Version].  

World Inner Peace Celebration in Australia 2018

  Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect at the World Inner Peace Celebration in Australia 2018! 🌏🕊️ This a free event! Come along and celebrate the International Day of Peace, promoting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and introducing Inner Peace Education and Practice. When: 22 September 2018 Where: International Convention Centre, Darling […]

Kofi Annan’s Achievement

Read now: The Project Syndicate article by UNAA Goodwill Ambassador for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, Professor Ramesh Thakur: “Great chief executives need a guiding vision for the exercise of authority, and all the more so when that authority is international civil authority. As United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan had such a vision – and the […]