We run events for our members, for lawyers, and for the public. We also promote our partners' events.
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.
With our Annual General Meeting approaching on 25 February 2016, HRLA has today published its 2014-2015 Annual Report, and the Agenda and other AGM documents.
The Association's AGM is one month away.
- Date: 25 February 2014
- Time: 7:00 pm
- Location: The University of Auckland
There will be time to mix and mingle from 7:00 pm, then HRLA Co-Chair David Tong will briefly discuss the human rights implications of the new Paris Climate Agreement, and then a brief annual general meeting.
Our friends in New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice have a Continuing Legal Education event coming up:
It has been five years since the Immigration Act was passed by the New Zealand Parliament. This symposium provides an opportunity for legal practitioners, decision and policy-makers, civil society organisations and community members to review how it operates in practice, whether it meets the needs of claimants and New Zealand’s obligations under the 1951 Refugee Convention