Forum recognizes constructive engagement on West Papua issue

One of the regionalism priorities mentioned in the Final Communique of the Pacific Islands Forum Summit in Nauru this week was the engagement by Forum countries on issues affecting West Papua. Item 33 on the Forum Communique states, “Leaders recognised the…
Consul suggests West Papua to be examined from all angles

The Netherlands Honorary Consul to Vanuatu, Elisabeth van Vliet who has been in the country for the last three weeks suggests that the West Papua Issue should be examined from all angles available to get their demands through. She says…

New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister, Winston Peters says his country recognizes West Papua as a part of Indonesia. New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister, Winston Peters says his country recognizes West Papua as a part of Indonesia. He made this comment…

The Fiji opposition leader, Ro Teimumu Kepa, says the government has to stop its betrayal of the people of West Papua. She is urging the government to strongly support the inclusion of the territory on the United Nations’ decolonisation list.…
PM PNG dorong masalah Papua dibawa ke komite dekolonisasi PBB

Jayapura, Jubi – Perdana Menteri Papua Nugini (PNG), Peter ONeill dalam dalam kuliah umum tentang “Regionalisme Pasifik” di University of South Pacific, Fiji, Senin (9/7/2018) menyampaikan bahwa isu West Papua adalah isu yang sensitif untuk  PNG. Namun ia mendorong isu West…
MSG Secretariat Invited to UN Decolonisation Comittee Meeting in Grenada

MSG Secretariat invited to attend the United Nations (UN) Pacific Regional Seminar on the ‘implementation of the 3rd International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism: towards the achievement of the sustainable development goals in the Non-Self-Governing Territories: Social, economic and…
States-in-Waiting: Introducing Your Future Pacific Neighbors

The world’s newest states are likely to emerge from the Pacific Islands. Why is no one paying attention? https://thediplomat.com/, By Sally Andrews April 05, 2016 Within a few years, the Pacific Islands region will likely become home to the newest states…
NZ parliamentary committee gets West Papua briefing

A New Zealand parliament select committee has heard there is currently no pathway for West Papua to be put on the UN decolonisation list. The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee was today briefed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…