Save the date: Human Rights Day Seminar on 8 Dec
UNA New Zealand is commemorating the 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a seminar 'The SDGs, sustainable tourism and human rights' from 12.30 to 5.30pm Friday 8th December, Rutherford House Lecture Theatre 2 (RHLT2), in Wellington.
Tourism's now a major contributor to the economy of both Aotearoa New Zealand & the entire world. Tourism's impacts on the environment sustainable? Remote & ecologically sensitive areas - how are they getting on with tourism? Are the human rights of people in those areas fully respected? People who work in the tourism sector - are their human rights being fully respected? Following seminar opening by UNA New Zealand VP Peter Nichols & welcoming remarks from Iona Pannett, Chair of Wellington City Council Sustainability Committee, Marjan Van Den Belt, Asst Vice-Chancellor Sustainability of VUW & other talented speakers will address these issues. Attendance free. The full programme will be out by mid-November. Feel free to forward any enquiries to John Morgan at [email protected].