eNews@East Asia and the Pacific

Issue 12 | September 8 2011
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UNODC Talk Series: Poverty, corruption and special autonomy in Papua

Jayapura (Indonesia), 1 September 2011
FWith protestors at Papua autonomy demonstrations earlier this month questioning the Indonesian Government's commitment to fight corruption and develop Papua, participants at the United Nations on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Talk Series recently held a lively debate on the question of "special autonomy" for Papua -- the country's poorest and easternmost province -- and whether this had increased corruption and poverty there.



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  • Seoul, Republic of Korea - 21-23 September: Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Fighting Cybercrime
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