On the 24th May, UNIC Canberra NIO, Julia Dean traveled with the Community Organiser from Amnesty International Australia, Bede Carmody to Billabong High School in southern New South Wales. The students from the school had invited both the UN and Amnesty to talk to year nine on LGBTI rights. Continue reading
The Free & Equal Global Film Series is a collection of documentaries and narrative films that explore the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in different parts of the world. Continue reading
This Human Rights Day, 10 December UNIC Canberra went to the streets of the country’s capital to discuss what human rights mean to Australians.
Holding an information stall in the centre of the city, UNIC Canberra discussed local human rights issues and how international law relates to Australian citizens. Continue reading
This Human Rights Day marks the 65th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN General Assembly in 1948. Watch this short infographic video to see how it all came to be and what has happened in LGBT rights since. Continue reading