Category: Events

NZIIA Event: Kate Crisham: Human Trafficking: An American Law Enforcement Perspective on an International Problem

Abstract: Human trafficking is a global issue that has seen increased public awareness in the past 30 years.  Depictions of human trafficking in the media and entertainment industry lead to an inaccurate understanding of the nature and extent of this problem.  This address discusses some of the myths and inaccurate perceptions that result from these

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Two hundred businesses, communities and Kiwi leaders call for climate action

The Aotearoa New Zealand Human Rights Foundation today signed an open letter along with over 200 New Zealand businesses, community organisations and leaders, which we together delivered to climate minister James Shaw. The open letter was coordinated by WWF-New Zealand and Generation Zero. The letter congratulates the government on setting “a new, bold, ambitious goal of

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HRLA: Event Announcement: Cultural Racism: Construction of a Scapegoat

The Human Rights Lawyers Association in conjunction with the Khadija Leadership Network is hosting a panel event on racism and human rights. 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,

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