20th Anniversary of the Referendum: Joint Declaration
Twenty years ago the people of Timor-Leste voted overwhelmingly to achieve independence.
In 2009, La’o Hamutuk and other civil society organisations organized an international conference, exhibition and other events to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the independence referendum.
August 30, 2019 marked 20 years since the liberation of Timor-Leste. A three-day conference was held in Dili.
Three-day conference in Timor-Leste
Participants and organisations of the international solidarity network joint a three-day conference on 28-30 of August in Dili, Timor-Leste, under the main theme "Strengthen solidarity for self-determination and social justice.” Monika Schlicher of Stiftung Asienhaus joined the conference.
The participants of the conference, inlcuding Stiftung Asienhaus, signed a Joint Declaration.