The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is honoured to host the second First Nations Policing Forum on April 6, 2022 and the Restorative Justice Forum on April 7, 2022. Both forums will be held virtually over two days to align with the different regional time zones.
The First Nations Policing Forum and Restorative Justice Forum will host plenary and dialogue sessions to discuss the evolution of First Nations policing and reforming Canada’s police services and the restorative justice system. These forums are an opportunity for interested parties to participate in the discussion on First Nations policing as an essential service and restorative justice.
First Nations Policing Forum Objective:
The virtual forum will bring together invited panelists and participants to discuss First Nations policing as an essential service and provide an opportunity for First Nations peoples, First Nations leaders, First Nations police officers, experts, among others to consider options in the development of a legislative framework for First Nations policing as an essential service in advancing AFN Resolution #07/2021, “Creation and Implementation of Legislation for First Nations Policing as an Essential Service”.
Restorative Justice Forum Objective:
The virtual forum will bring together invited panelists and participants to discuss First Nations customary laws and legal traditions, First Nations courts and creating effective restorative justice programs
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