2001, Policy Papers Development Of Tourism Policy And Strategic Planning In East Timor |

On 5 May 1999, it was announced from New York by the United Nations that ‘popular consultation’ would be held in East Timor to determine its political future as an independent nation or an autonomous state within Indonesia. After a number of delays, the newly elected Indonesian President, B. J. Habibie, announced that the referendum would occur on 30 August 1999, overseen by the United Nations.

Organisations: Unknown Authors: R. W. (Bill) Carter, Bruce Prideaux, Vicente Ximenes, Adrien V. P. Chatenay