Perfecting the Treaty partnership?
- Date: Tuesday, 30 May, 2017
5.30pm to 6.45pm
Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets
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Applying the Treaty of Waitangi to 21st century law and policy
In this presentation we will examine the application of the Treaty of Waitangi and its principles to current legal and policy issues. In particular, we will discuss the way in which the Waitangi Tribunal’s role is changing as the inquiries into historical claims are completed and how the Tribunal has applied Treaty principles to contemporary issues such as the protections provided for traditional knowledge and the negotiation of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement.
About the speakers
Carwyn Jones is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law Victoria University of Wellington. Susy Frankel holds the Chair in Intellectual Property and International Trade School of Law.