January 13, 2021 in News – The Netherlands has become the 83rd international state calling for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to be allowed into West Papua. Following questions posed by parliamentarians from seven Dutch political parties, the Dutch Foreign…

The chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, Tuvalu Prime Minister Kausea Natano, says it’s vital there is open and constructive dialogue on the human rights situation in West Papua. He has written to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human…

Pacific Island Forum leaders have urged the United Nations Secretary General to persuade the world’s industrial powers to take urgent action to reduce their carbon emissions. Forum leaders met with António Guterres on Saturday ahead of the UN supremo’s special…

Indonesia’s government says it’s working with the office of the UN Human Rights Commissioner to arrange access to West Papua. The Commissioner, Michelle Bachelet, last week indicated her office had been unable to secure permission from Jakarta to visit Papua…