Indonesia a Key Player in Realizing SDGs: Helen Clark

Indonesia’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals took center stage at a special event at United Nations headquarters this week. The event, jointly hosted by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Indonesia, “Implementing 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: From Global Commitment to Local Action”, took place on the sidelines of the General Assembly where the world meet to discuss global development annually.

Young Innovators Present Ideas to Address Urban Issues

Jakarta, Indonesia - Twelve top Indonesian teams presented innovative ideas to Government representatives and social impact investors at the UN offices in Jakarta today. The ideas ranged from a platform to give slums access to waste collection services, to a way to buy used cooking oil from poor households and turn it into biodiesel.

[Blog] The Road to Opportunity in Papua

The Indonesian Papua and West Papua provinces are endowed with abundant natural resources and biodiversity. Yet they are unable to convert this into public wealth and have the highest poverty rates in the country—almost three times the national average.

UNDP Innovates to Meet Growing Aspirations in Asia and the Pacific

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has leveraged low-cost innovations, knowledge exchanges between countries in the region, and emerging technologies, to provide new opportunities to some of the most marginalized communities in the Asia-Pacific region, says its 2015-16 Results Report.

DP-DHL and UNDP Hold Airport Disaster Preparedness Workshops in Bali and Lombok

Germany’s Deutsche Post DHL Group and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are once again conducting their joint preventative training, known as Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD), from September 5 to 9 at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport

Work of The Indonesia Peatland Restoration Agency Gains Momentum

Jakarta, 29 August 2016 – United Nations Development Programme’s bi-monthly Climate Dialogue this week confirmed that progress has been made towards peatland restoration in Indonesia...

UNDP and OJK Collaborate to Push Financial Services for Poorest Communities

Tangerang, Banten, August 30th, 2016 – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Indonesia and Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority (OJK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to jointly promote financial literacy and financial inclusion in support of the Sustainable Development Goals.

UNDP Review Carbon Emission Reduction Program In Riau

PEKANBARU – Representatives of the Kingdom of Norway and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) visited Bengkalis and Kampar Districts on August 23 and 24, 2016 to monitor progress of the Community Based Forest Fire Management (CBFFM) program across the two districts.

Partnership with OJK Creates Pathways for Financial Inclusion

A milestone agreement between UNDP and the Financial Services Authority (OJK) marks the first step towards harnessing the potential of financial inclusion and unlocking the potential of banking and financial services to reach the Sustainable Development Goals throughout Indonesia.

Sister Villages: Linking Communities for Disaster Preparedness

Surrounded by two rivers, Sumber is one of 200 villages perched high on the fertile slopes of Mt Merapi, 8 kilometers from its crater, in Magelang, Central Java. The volcano is Indonesia’s most active, erupting every 2-3 years with larger ones every 10 to 15 years.

Entrepreneur and Publisher Ronald Liem Appointed as SDGs Mover

UNDP is proud to announce its newest SDGs Mover, magazine publisher and entrepreneur Mr Ronald Liem. Mr Liem is UNDP’s third SDGs Mover, joining actor Reza Rahadian and jazz singer Eva Celia Lesmana to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

[Blog] Life-Changing Water Pumps in East Sumba

Water is critical for life. It is a cliché but in Palanggai village, the newly-installed solar-powered water well has transformed the lives of people living there. Palanggai is a small village set on arid, hilly land overlooking the sea, in East Sumba.

UNDP Indonesia and University of Indonesia Hold Joint-Discussion on Justice Reforms

Jakarta, 9 June 2016 – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Indonesia and the Post-Graduate Programme at University of Indonesia’s (UI) Faculty of Law held a joint discussion on justice reforms at the university’s Salemba campus.

UNDP CLIMATE DIALOGUE: Putting the Paris Agreement into Action

Six months after the pivotal Paris Agreement, Indonesian ministry officials on the United Nations Development Programme’s Climate Dialogue agree: more action is needed.

UNDP Indonesia Country Director’s Opening Remarks at ASEAN Regional Meeting on SDGs, Access to Justice and Legal Aid

On behalf of UNDP, It is my honor and distinct pleasure to welcome you this morning to ASEAN Regional Consultation on Sustainable Development Goals, Access to justice and Legal Aid.

Protecting children: Improved treatment of child offenders

Kupang, 25 May 2016 - All children have the right to protection, particularly child victims, offenders and witnesses experiencing the juvenile justice system.

UNDP’s First Crowdfunding Bring Water for Life for East Sumba Meets IDR 350 Million Target

Jakarta, May 23, 2016 - UNDP Indonesia’s first ever crowdfunding campaign “Bring Water for Life” came to a close on Sunday May 22nd.