IAWJ’s 15th International Biennial Conference: “Celebrating Diversity”
The International Association of Women Judges biennial conference brings together the judiciary and others working in law to cultivate a global network, create opportunities for judicial exchange, pioneer judicial education programmes and eliminate gender bias from judicial systems. In 2021, the NZ Association of Women Judges is hosting the biennial conference.
About the conference
The New Zealand Association of Women Judges (NZAWJ) is hosting the 15th Biennial International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) conference in May 2021. The theme for the conference is “Celebrating Diversity” and covers a range of issues including refugees and human trafficking, COVID-19, judicial leadership, indigenous issues, innovative court models and climate change.
The Borrin Foundation is one of many organisations contributing support to conference.
$10,000 in 2021
About IAWJ and NZAWJ
The IAWJ is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose members represent all levels of the judiciary worldwide and share a commitment to equal justice for women and the rule of law. Created in 1991, the IAWJ has grown to a membership of over 6000 in 100 countries.
Te Kāhui Kaiwhakawā Wāhine o Aotearoa/New Zealand Association of Women Judges (NZAWJ) is the Aotearoa New Zealand affiliate of the IAWJ.
See the 2021 IAWJ Conference website for more information.