May 15, 2019

UK: APPG on West Papua Meeting Re-scheduled to June 4

Please note that the All-Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua has re-scheduled its meeting on May 28 to June 4.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on West Papua (APPG) will be holding a meeting in Parliament on Tuesday June 4 at 5 – 6.30PM in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House, Bridge Street, London, SW1A 2LW, United Kingdom.

Speakers at the APPG meeting include:

  • Alex Sobel MP, Chair of the APPG on West Papua;
  • Benny Wenda, Chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua;
  • Jennifer Robinson, Co-Founder of the International Lawyers for West Papua;
  • Peter Prove, Director of International Affairs at the World Council of Churches;
  • Dreli Solomon, First Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Vanuatu, Brussels.

The APPG meeting comes off the back of the historic first-ever House of Commons debate on West Papua, held on May 8. West Papua has been the subject of a stream of debate interventions, written questions and motions in the UK Parliament this year

If you are UK-based and would like to attend, RSPV to [email protected]

The IPWP hopes to work on similar activity and progress in parliaments around the world in the coming year. 

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