Events

Youth Diversity Forum Ōtautahi Christchurch

Nearly a hundred youth leaders from Christchurch and around the country came together in Ōtautahi Christchurch over the weekend of 4-6 October.  The NZ National Commission for UNESCO, in collaboration with the Human Rights Commission (HRC) and mana whenua Ngāi Tūāhuriri and Ngāi Tahu, held the Youth Diversity Forum to support a cross-ethnic discussion, addressing… Read more »

Discussing peace in the Middle East

To celebrate International Peace Day, the United Nations Association of New Zealand and Wellington City Council held a panel discussion to talk about what can be done to bring communities together once the conflict ends in the Middle East. Professor Paul Morris, who holds a UNESCO Chair, was among the speakers. He provides an overview… Read more »

UN Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016

The Chair of the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO, Ian McKinnon, read the UNESCO Director General’s message on the occasion of UN Holocaust Remembrance Day at an event at Parliament on 27 January 2016. The event was organised by the New Zealand Holocaust Centre and hosted by Hon. Chris Finalyson QC. The Director General’s… Read more »