What are the repercussions of West Papua achieving self-determination? Join us for a panel discussion for secondary students and teachers.
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About this Event
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has called for a “Re-set” to help our Pacific family to be independent and self sufficient (29 June 2017).
This special forum, with a number of special guests, will consider the repercussions of this call for Indonesian-controlled West Papua.
Canterbury secondary school teachers & senior students are invited to attend. Each school will be invited to ask one prepared question to the Panel.
Chair: Dr Jeremy Moses, Senior lecturer in international relations at the University of Canterbury.
Poto Williams, is MP for Christchurch East, of Pacific heritage and Parliamentary Advocate for the Independent free vote for indigenous West Papuans.
Raf Manji, is a Christchurch City Councillor, who studied the legal case for West Papuan Self-Determination as part of his Masters in International Law and Politics.
Celeste Donovan is a member of West Papua Action Canterbury who wrote her MA thesis on NZ’s training of Indonesians for community policing in West Papua.
This event is jointly hosted by:
• United Nations Assn NZ Canterbury
• New Zealand Institute of International Affairs
• West Papua Action Canterbury
REGISTER for FREE at: http://uneducation.nz/savewestpapua