Links on MIFEE project in West Papua

14 Feb 2012
Forest Peoples Programme, Down to Earth, TAPOL, and Survival International

1. MIFEE project in West Papua

July 31 2011: Request for Consideration of the Situation of Indigenous Peoples in Merauke, Papua Province, Indonesia, under the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination’s Urgent Action and Early Warning Procedures.
Cover letter:
http://www.forestpeoples.org/sites/fpp/files/news/2011/08/CVR%20LTR%20EW...
Submission:
http://www.forestpeoples.org/sites/fpp/files/news/2011/08/EW_UA%20Indige...

September 2 2011: UN CERD formal communication to the Permanent Mission of Indonesia regarding allegations of threatening and imminent irreparable harm for indigenous peoples in Merauke District related to the MIFEE project.
http://www.forestpeoples.org/sites/fpp/files/publication/2011/09/cerduai...

February 6 2012: Request for Further Consideration of the Situation of the Indigenous Peoples of Merauke, Papua Province, Indonesia, and Indigenous Peoples in Indonesia in General, under UN CERD’s Urgent Action and Early Warning Procedures.
http://www.forestpeoples.org/sites/fpp/files/publication/2012/02/2012-ce...

November 29 2011: DTE Update – “NGOs urge Indonesia to heed MIFEE moratorium call”. Joint submission to the UN's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of human rights by 10 national and international CSOs.
http://www.downtoearth-indonesia.org/story/ngos-urge-indonesia-heed-mife...

November 2011: The Land of Papua: a continuing struggle for land and livelihoods. DTE Special Edition Newsletter, No. 89-90.
http://www.downtoearth-indonesia.org/sites/downtoearth-indonesia.org/fil...

2. Regional approaches to human rights and business in Southeast Asia

November 28 2011: Press release – “Agribusiness and Human Rights in Southeast Asia Workshop brings together Human Rights Commissioners, indigenous peoples’ representatives, academics and NGOs from across the world.”
http://www.forestpeoples.org/sites/fpp/files/news/2011/11/Press%20releas...

December 1 2011: Press release – “Bali Declaration acclaimed at Agribusiness and Human Rights in Southeast Asia Workshop”.
http://www.forestpeoples.org/sites/fpp/files/news/2011/12/PRESS%20INFORM...

December 1 2011: Bali Declaration on Human Rights and Agribusiness in Southeast Asia.
http://www.forestpeoples.org/sites/fpp/files/publication/2011/12/final-b...