Sustainable Development Goals, Sustainable Tourism and Human Rights - 2017 Human Rights Day Seminar


This year, 2017, 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' 

When: 12.30 to 4.10pm Friday 8th December
Where: Rutherford House Lecture Theatre 2 (RHLT2), in Wellington. 

The full programme is now available via this link
Registrations are now open via our eventbrite page.
Attendance is free

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? 

Introductory remarks by UNA New Zealand VP Peter Nichols will be followed by brief opening remarks from Iona Pannett, Chair of Wellington City Council Sustainability Committee. Following this, Marjan Van Den Belt (Asst Vice-Chancellor Sustainability of VUW), Valentina Dinica (Senior Lecturer VUW School of Government), Loren Rutherford (Master international development studies student, Massey University) and Eliza Raymond, Director of Good Travel will be our speaker on the day. 

Feel free to forward any enquiries to John Morgan at [email protected]


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