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Octavianus Mote: West Papua and Human Rights

An interactive discussion hosted by the The West Papua Project at CPACS

Venue: Education Building, Seminar Room 325
Time:  5:15 for 5:30 to 6:00 pm
Date:  Monday, 30 June 2014

Octovianus Mote will be speaking with us about contemporary human rights issues in West Papua.  He is travelling in the region to attend the Melanesian Spearhead Group meeting in Papua New Guinea.  Mr. Mote is former bureau chief of Kompas, one of the leading Indonesian daily newspapers.  He has held fellowships at Yale University and Cornell University.  As a member of the West Papua Action Team, an advocacy organization based in the United States, Mr. Mote has helped shape policy in the U.S. Government and at the United Nations on the issue of West Papua.

S. Eben Kirksey, Ph.D.
DECRA Fellow, Australian Research Council (2014-2017)
Environmental Humanities @ UNSW
Room 333, Level 3, Morven Brown Building, NSW 2052
Sydney, Australia


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