New Zealand recently held an event in Auckland to recognise the efforts of 31 experts who have secured international conferences for the country. These experts include people from university academics to health sector professionals who have championed their field of expertise on the global stage to bring conferences to the country. The Minister of Tourism, Mr Davis, announced that more than 18,000 international delegates will be drawn to New Zealand bringing their knowledge and experience; as a result, innovation which will lead to sustainable growth is expected in the country.
One such conference is the World Conference of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association set to take place in Wellington in March 2019. The conference will help build capability to advance human rights issues faced by Rainbow communities in New Zealand an the Oceania region.