Asia ‐ Pacific Indigenous Peoples Rights

5 August 1995

The 26th Triennial Congress of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, August 1-6, 1995 in Helsinki, Finland:

The 26th International WILPF Congress supports the indigenous peoples in the struggles for their rights.
WILPF urges the United Nations to press governments to facilitate at all levels the:

a) implementation of land rights legislation;

b) recognition and achievement of self determination

c) provision of comprehensive health care and other social services WILPF supports the West Papuan people in their desire to achieve self‐ determination by the year 2000 and will make representation to the UN and the Indonesian government accordingly.

Action: WILPF sections to support and work with West Papuan solidarity groups.