Minisheet, 1995, in perfect condition. Stamped. Made for the 40th. Bandung Conference. The first large scale Asian African or Afro Asian Conference, also known as the Bandung Conference, was a meeting of Asian and African states, most of which were newly independent, which took place on 18–24 April 1955 in Bandung, Indonesia.
The twenty nine countries that participated represented a total population of 1.5 billion people, 54% of the world’s population.
The conference was organised by Indonesia, Burma (Myanmar), Pakistan, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), and India.
The conference’s stated aims were to promote Afro-Asian economic and cultural cooperation and to oppose colonialism or neocolonialism by any nation. The conference was an important step towards the eventual creation of the Non-Aligned Movement.