Indigenous Rights, Globalization and Federalism in Vancouver, Can ada
- Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 14:10:28 +0200
From: "Soenke Zehle" <soenke.zehle@...>
Subject: Coming Up: Indigenous Rights, Globalization and Federalism
Indigenous Rights, Globalization and Federalism
Theme: During Day I of the conference on Indigenous Rights,
Globalization and Federalism, participants will explore Indigenous rights in
both the international and the domestic context. Discussions will focus on
how Indigenous rights initiatives in international forums have implications
for domestic law and how domestic law is linked international standards.
Particular attention will be paid to protecting Indigenous cultural
nowledge, and the impact of globalization on Indigenous cultural knowledge.
On Day II, participants will explore the exercise of Indigenous Rights
within a federal context, with particular attention to recent Supreme Court
of Canada decisions and decisions related to the duty to consult.
Participants will also explore federalism, and the need to make greater
space for Indigenous rights.
Date: 16/10/2003 to 17/10/2003
Location: Crown Plaza Georgia Hotel, Vancouver, Canada
Contact: Germaine Langan, Conference Co-ordinator, ph
(604) 951-8807, email: germainelangan@...