Day Symposium & Public Lecture: Contemporary issues for children's rights: international and national contexts
~~~~19-20 AUG 2019, RUTHERFORD HOUSE, VUW
This two-day symposium will examine contemporary issues affecting children’s rights across 4 broad areas: (1) the care system (2) the criminal jurisdiction (3) the Family Court (4) the voice of the child in matters affecting them.
The symposium is by invitation only and is now at capacity so has closed, however there is a public event being held with the four international speakers from the symposium and New Zealand’s Children’s Commissioner, Judge Andrew Becroft:
Public event “Children’s Rights – National and International Contexts” – panel discussion, 20th August 2019
NZ Law Foundation in conjunction with the Borrin Foundation has awarded up to $28,260 towards the costs of bringing four keynote speakers to this symposium, publications costs of material from the symposium, and three post graduate student scholarships to cover attendance.