MEDIA & COMMUNICATION
MYAN produces a number of communication outputs to support and promote the goals and work of MYAN and its partners, creating safe, engaging and informative digital spaces for young people and those who work with them. On this page you can find our monthly eNewsletters, links to and feeds from our social networks, an archive of media releases, media features and other promotional and informational materials.
MYAN IN THE MEDIA
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Today is World Children’s Day 👶🏾👧🏿🧒🏻👦🏼 and the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). At MYAN Australia we actively engage with the reporting on Australia’s progress under this Convention, and look for opportunities to protect and strengthen child rights and what the CRC means in practice.
We're excited to share that Harvard University is launching a free open online course on Child Protection: Children’s Rights in Theory and Practice. It runs for 14 weeks and will equip you with the foundations of child protection in international human rights law⚖️, global child protection issues🌏 and strategies to strengthen the child protection system.
You can also opt-in for a verified Harvard certification for an extra fee🎓 More here: www.humanrightscareers.com/magazine/harvard-launches-free-online-course-on-childrens-human-rights/
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Ahead of 🇺🇳International Day for Tolerance🕊️ tomorrow, we're reflecting on MYAN Australia's vision as the national peak body promoting the rights and interests of young people from migrant & refugee backgrounds. Learn more about our work here: myan.org.au/ ... See MoreSee Less
3 months ago
🇺🇳 Part of a Model United Nations (MUN) conference in 2020? Passionate about making a real difference in the world? 🇺🇳
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency invites you to join the MUN Refugee challenge - a unique opportunity to debate 4 critical global issues, win awards for your resolutions and have your bright ideas💡shared with influential policymakers and UNHCR’s millions of social media followers!
Registrations for MUNs taking place January-March 2020 close 15 December. For more information and to register now, head to: www.unhcr.org/model-un-refugee-challenge.html
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4 months ago
This week, the global community came together to recognize international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma - World Mental Health day.
The day addresses an issue that young people from migrant and refugee young people have highlighted multiple times and more so at MYAN Australia's national multicultural youth summit - FUSE. Mental health was selected as one of the key topics for discussion with young people putting forward recommendations to decision-makers on how to tackle the issues around it.
Here's a short clip of FUSE delegates pitching their ideas, you can read more about the recommendations in the FUSE report: myan.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/fuse-2019-report.pdf ... See MoreSee Less