NZ Diversity Forum 2009

NZ Diversity Forum 2009

From 22-24th August 2009, Wellington will host the 2009 NZ Diversity Forum. The forum unites flaxroots community representatives, volunteers, central and local government officials, media, academics, health professionals, language advocates, sports people, librarians, teachers, artists, museum staff, faith groups, employers, worker and young people to talk about practical ways cultural diversity can be fostered and all New Zealanders can enjoy equal opportunities and live in harmony.  Events are hosted by organisations that are part of the NZ Diversity Action Programme, an initiative sponsored by the Human Rights Commission/Te Kahui Tika Tangata.  The main venue is Te Papa, however events are taking place at locations around Wellington city.  The NZ National Commission for UNESCO is hosting a forum on  Pacific Languages in New Zealand 2: the future of Pacific languages.  Contact person: susan.isaacs@minedu.govt.nz

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