UNIC Canberra joined the United Nations Association of Australia to recognise innovative environmental initiatives and the work of Australian environmental leaders in the 2014 World Environment Day Awards on the 13 June. Continue reading
In celebration of World Oceans Day, UNIC Canberra took part in an educational webinar on Wednesday 11 June that was organised by Earthwatch Institute’s Teach Wild program. Continue reading
A series of events in Australia have marked the International Day of UN Peacekeepers and the 50th anniversary of Australian Police participation in United Nations Peacekeeping.
The ringing of Australia’s World Peace Bell marked the official opening of the Cowra Festival of International Understanding on the 8th of March in rural New South Wales. Continue reading
On the 19th of February nine young people from Cowra, a country town in regional NSW, traveled interstate to visit UNIC Canberra to learn about the work of the United Nations and how they can get their community involved. Continue reading
In celebration of the International Year of Crystallography, UNIC Canberra grew crystals with the National Science and Technology Centre Questacon on Thursday the 23rd of January. Continue reading
In commemoration of the memory of the victims of the Holocaust, 200 people gathered in historic St Kilda Town Hall, Melbourne to mark the United Nations International Day. Continue reading
Former prime ministers, the diplomatic corps, South African and Australian community members paid tribute to the late former South African President at a service in ANU’s Llewellyn Hall. Continue reading