National Conference

Our annual National Conference provides a platform for promoting dialogue and thought-provoking discussion: Do NGOs in Aotearoa influence government? Can New Zealanders influence global politics? Will Global Summitry help us achieve the SDGs?

In 2018, the topic of our National Conference was Global Summitry – download our conference report below.

2018 National Conference Report

The world’s nations have participated in major summits at important points throughout history — whether to discuss war and peace or various aspects of international cooperation and development. In the twentieth and twenty-first centuries such summits have become increasingly global in scope, and the United Nations Organization has played a leading role in cultivating the “global summitry.”


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