We run events for our members, for lawyers, and for the public. We also promote our partners' events.
Who is the other? In a world where nation-states are no longer sheltered, where mass migration, mass telecommunication, and mass liberalisation have punctured our once sacrosanct borders, who belongs, who does not, and, perhaps more importantly, who decides?
The SGM and AGM will be held at Akarana Chambers, Level 11, Southern Cross Bldg, 59-67 High Street, Auckland from 5:30 pm on 27 March 2018. If you wish to attend from outside Auckland, you are welcome to join via Skype.
The HRLA will be hosting its AGM to elect a new executive board on 27 March 2018. This will be hosted in Auckland. This will be immediately preceded by an SGM.
The Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Law Society's Women in Law Committee is hosting Wellington lawyer, Sarah Cates, who will share her professional and personal insights and reflections following her sabbatical working in human rights in Colombia in the framework of the armed conflict. When? Wednesday, 7 June 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Russell McVeagh, Level 24, Vodafone Building, 157 Lambton Quay, Wellington CBD. RSVP your attendance ASAP by 5 June 2017 as seats are limited: WLCsarahcates@gmail.com
Our partners in the New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy & Practice is co-hosting a panel of international experts who will explore what role New Zealand can play to support regional protection for refugee children across Asia-Pacific.
Professor Clément Clément asks is human rights transformative? Are we more equal today? Clément explores the historical origins of human rights law, politics and activism in Canada. He focuses on sex discrimination and recent controversial cases that have contributed to a backlash that has led to several regressive legal reforms.