The Center for Endangered Languages Documentation aims at

  1. working with speech communities in Indonesian Papua to document their languages and their culture
  2. training local linguists, students, and experts in state of the art documentation techniques
  3. supporting teachers, government agencies, artists, and activists in developing and using materials in local languages
  4. is committed to establishing sustainable structures to access linguistic and anthropological data from all over the world at the State University of Papua (UNIPA)