2000 young world leaders march with a message for the United Nations

Photo opportunity 1pm Friday 22 March: 2000 students from 80 countries will wear their flags in a march along the Yarra from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre to Queensbridge Square.

They’ve got a message for the United Nations – they’re demanding a seat at the table for young people as world leaders debate future plans for international aid and development.

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UN global health talk continues: summit begins in NY today

Bulletin to UN conference accredited media

Thank you for your interest in the 63rd UN DPI NGO global health conference held in Melbourne recently. We appreciate the efforts of all the accredited journalists.

I’m writing to report back on the media coverage, and to alert you to the Secretary General’s summit starting in New York later today. Several Australians are in New York for the summit. [continue reading…]