Public Lecture: A special panel discussion examining the impact of Public International Law on New Zealand

11 July 2018

Te Piringa – Faculty of Law is proud to present a panel of two distinguished legal scholars to discuss the impact of international law and the opportunities that this presents for New Zealand in the world economy and as a global environmental leader, and to launch the newly established Waikato Public Law & Policy Research Unit.

  • Dr Michael Hahn is Director of the Institute for European and International Economic Law at the University of Bern Law School; Director of the World Trade Institute, Bern, Switzerland; and Professor of Law at Te Piringa – Faculty of Law at the University of Waikato.

    Professor Hahn is a recognised expert in World Trade Law and will bring his expertise to discuss “The impact of Brexit on New Zealand”.

  • Professor Duncan French is Head of the Lincoln Law School, United Kingdom, and is a leading academic expert on international environmental law and the international legal implications of sustainable development.

    Professor French will bring his expertise in these fields to discuss “The Sustainable Development Goals and Sovereignty”.

This public lecture will present a unique opportunity to hear from two renowned international lawyers, and to celebrate the launch of the Waikato Public Law & Policy Research Unit – the latest development by Te Piringa – Faculty of Law in its commitment to applied research excellence consistent with the Faculty’s founding goals – and with a clear focus on where the world is going.

Date: Wednesday 15 August 2018
Time: 6:00pm – pre-Lecture drinks start at 5:30pm
Venue: Te Whare Tapere Iti, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato
Parking: Gate 2B Knighton Road, Hamilton

Please RSVP here for catering purposes by 8 August 2018