Aotearoa – Taiwan Human Rights Dialogue: An Opportunity to Talk
Hosted by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, Waipapa Marae (University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa)
16 Wynyard Street, University of Auckland Auckland Central.
Human Rights Dialogue with Taiwanese Delegation
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga is pleased to welcome to Waipapa and the University of Auckland a delegation of academics and office holders from Taiwan curious to share and learn about Māori and New Zealand’s pursuit of excellent human rights outcomes.
The delegation includes the President of the Taiwanese Foundation for Democracy, Professor Ford Fu-Te Liao, and also Advisor of the Presidential Office’s Historical and Transitional Justice Committee and Convener of the Subcommittee on Reconciliation - Professor Jolan Hsieh / Bavaragh Dagalomai.
On Monday, 1pm, 10th February, the delegation will join with Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga researchers and associates to discuss human rights topics and will survey colonial histories, resistance and resolution pathways, rights to Indigenous languages, rights to health, rights to water, sanitation and hygiene, and the rights of people’s of the Pacific.
Running until 4.45pm, the dialogue is purposefully structured to encourage discussion and contribution by and between those who attend.
Hosted by NPM Co-Director, Professor Linda Waimarie Nikora and co-facilitated with Ruānuku Emeritus Professor Ngahuia Te Awekotuku, and NPM Board member and PVC Māori Advancement (AUT) Professor Pare Keiha, the dialogue will survey a broad range of issues relevant to Indigenous peoples of the Pacific, Aotearoa and Taiwan.