The UNANZ 2015 National Conference, taking place in Wellington on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th June will explore New Zealand’s role as a “global citizen” in three areas: Peace and Security, Human Rights, and Sustainability.
Speakers include: Paul Foster-Bell, (M.P, Dr Graham Hassall), (UNANZ National President), Dr Kennedy Graham, (M.P), Colonel Martin Dransfield, (NZ Defence Force), Dr Negar Partow, (Massey University, Jan Logie, (M.P), Jean-Paul Bizoza, (UNANZ Special Officer for Humanitarian Affairs), Izolda Kazemzadeh (UNANZ National Treasurer), Amanda Brydon, (Amnesty International), John Morgan, (UNANZ Special Officer for Human Rights), Tamilla Dauletbayeva (Central European University), Dr John Peet (Sustainable Aotearoa New Zealand), Maria Jose Trogolo (Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand), and Simon Joxe, (University of Maine).
The conference also features the UNANZ Secondary Schools Speech Contest.
The Full Conference fee is $50 (Student / unwaged $30), or a daily fee of $20.
Register by emailing Peter Cowley.
The full Programme is available HERE.
Welcome to the United Nations Association of New Zealand
The United Nations Association of New Zealand (UNANZ) is the people's movement for the United Nations in New Zealand.
The UN brings virtually all peoples together to address global issues and is becoming increasingly important in determining our future. It promotes world peace and justice, and works to eradicate poverty and hunger. The UN still has far to go to achieve its objectives, and we are committed to its improvement.
UNANZ promotes and supports the aims and objectives of the United Nations, and are committed to the ideals embodied in the UN Charter, and Universal Declaration of Human Rights We are a means by which the principles of the UN Charter can be shared widely and its vision realised. Read more