Global Affairs

UNYA National Youth Summit

Over the past week I had the privilege of attending the United Nations Youth Association’s (UNYA) first National Youth Summit. The Summit in Sydney brought together about 200 delegates from around the country for four days, where we engaged and interacted with various issues and problem solving activities. The Summit focused on producing a document […]

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World Cup’s Over – What Now?

It’s been over a month since Spain was crowned victorious at the FIFA World Cup, and South Africa was applauded for their outstanding efforts hosting such a large-scale event, yet whilst we might slowly be forgetting the deafening sounds of the vuvuzela, let’s not forget how far South Africa is yet to come and let […]

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3 Things in Ghana

Drawing on the popular ‘3 Things’ concept, I thought I’d write my conclusion blog about Ghana by drawing on different categories of ‘3 Things’. On Friday it was a month since I returned home from Ghana, so I’ve certainly had a lot of time to reflect and reminisce on my wonderful experiences there. I’ve also […]

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FAMINE WRAP UP!

My voice is well and truly back (and doesn’t everyone around me know it!) but it’s been a weird transition between being completely voiceless and my usual talkative self. I’ve found I am still prone to sit their silently as people talk to me, forgetting that I can talk, and I still have the tendency […]

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52 hours later…

The 40 Hour Famine is over for 2010 – and I successfully didn’t eat, use furniture (except the one time at the dentist!) or Facebook for 40 whole hours! Surprisingly none of these sacrafices felt particularly challenging this year (except maybe my sore back/restless sleeps!) so I am definitely glad that I added the challenge […]

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