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Young Diplomats Society is a not-for-profit, volunteer-run organisation whose aim is to strengthen the community of young people (18 - 28 years old) passionate about global affairs.

 

Getting involved with YDS will bring you opportunities to get your writing featured in one of the largest youth-led Internation Relations publications in Australia, attend events featuring academics and experts, access career resources, and overall earn a deeper understanding of global affairs (hello Global Questions podcast!)

 

Publications

We publish articles on international affairs that showcase the expertise and perspectives of young people across the world. Want to get your writing featured or contribute to our Special Editions? Find out how to do so here!

Special Editions

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2021 In Review

IWD 2021 Anthology

2020 In Review

 

Events

We host events featuring eminent professionals, academics and experts on global affairs. Previous guests have included Gareth Evans QC AC, Alexander Downer AC, Julian Burnside QC and representatives from organisations such as The Guardian, The Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, DT Global and more!

What's happening?
Events on International Relations

 

Global Questions - The YDS Podcast

Listen to our podcast 'Global Questions' which breaks down politics and global affairs for young people who want to know more. Previous guests have included Kevin Rudd, Professor Rory Medcalf, and youth advocate Yasmin Poole. Check out the latest episode below!

Wrap- Up Episodes: Highlighting the latest news around the world. 

In-Depth Episodes: Analysis with leading experts on topics such as climate change, democracy, and technology.

Trailblazer Episodes: Getting your foot in the door of a global career, featuring interviews with young professionals making headways in International Relations.