EU supports Papua`s community-based economy

Jayapura (ANTARA News) – The Embassy of the European Union (EU) is supporting competitive and environmentally friendly community-based economic growth by providing adequate infrastructure in Jayapura. EU Ambassador Vincent Guerend stated in Jayapura on Monday that the activities undertaken by the Participatory Monitoring by civil society of Land-use planning for Emission Development strategies (ParciMon) program…

United Nations General Assembly Resolution 2504 (XXIV)

2504 (XXIV). Agreement between the Republic of Indonesia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands concerning West New Guinea (West Irian) The General Assembly, Recalling its resolution 1752 (XVII) of 21 September 1962, in which it took note of the Agreement of 15 August 1962 between the Republic of Indonesia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands…

UNSF and UNTEA in West Papua

United Nations Security Force (UNSF) and United Nations Temporary Executive Authority (UNTEA) in West New Guinea (West Irian/West Papua) Historical background The territory of West New Guinea (West Irian) had been in the possession of the Netherlands since 1828. When the Netherlands formally recognized the sovereign independence of Indonesia in 1949, the status of West…

The European Commission statement on West Papua issue

Thursday, 5 September 2002 – Strasbourg The Commission, together with the diplomatic missions of the Member States, continues to closely follow developments in Papua. Following the Indonesian Parliament’s approval in November last of a regional autonomy law for Irian Jaya (to be called thereafter ‘Papua’), full implementation of this law should make a significant contribution…