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  • 16 Oct 2014
    Indonesia Launches First Ever MDGs Data Collection for All of Its Districts

    The Government of Indonesia, with support from the United Development Programme (UNDP), on Thursday launched the first ever Millennium Development Goal (MDGs) data collection for all of the country’s 497 districts. The data set was launched simultaneously with the release of the 2013 national MDG report.

  • 15 Oct 2014
    Reducing Inequalities Should be a Priority for Indonesia to Sustain Human Progress

    Reducing income inequalities across Indonesia should be placed as a top priority for the country to sustain human development progress, UNDP Indonesia Country Director, Beate Trankmann said during a recent seminar on human development.

  • 03 Oct 2014
    Indonesia Launches Nation-Wide Program to Turn Palm Oil into ‘Green’ Commodity

    Indonesia, the world’s largest producer of palm oil, on Friday launched a nation-wide program to improve the livelihoods of smallholder producers while improving the environment related to palm oil expansion.

  • 10 Sep 2014
    Asian Civil Society Stands Up For Itself

    Representatives of 78 civil society organizations (CSOs) from 21 countries across Asia concluded a three day summit in Jakarta today by releasing a statement to President Obama and the leaders of the United Nations. The Jakarta Civil Society Statement calls on Mr. Obama to further empower civil society and enable CSOs to fulfill their vital role in sustaining democratic and peaceful societies, protection of rights, and provision of services.

  • 03 Sep 2014
    Indonesia launches innovative tools to support Green Economy transition

    The United Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Indonesia this week launched key tools developed under the Low Emission Capacity Programme (LECB) to support the country’s reduction target on green house gas (GHG) emissions.

  • 27 Aug 2014
    Indonesia praised for transparency of its election results

    Indonesia, the world’s third-largest democracy, has become more transparent in reporting of election results, analysts said during a UNDP-sponsored public discussion. Organized by UNDP Elections Multi Donor Programme (EMDP), the discussion featured noted speakers such as Nur Hidayat Sardini from the Election Organizers Ethics Council (DKPP), and Ramlan Subakti, political lecturer from Airlangga University.

  • 18 Aug 2014
    Opinion: Crucial times for Indonesia as it stands at development crossroad

    When the new Indonesian President moves into office in October, he will inherit a burgeoning middle-income country that stands at a critical development crossroad. Indeed, the next five years under his term will be crucial times for Indonesia, a country that has made encouraging progress in reducing poverty but which faces persistent equity challenges.

  • 24 Jul 2014
    Indonesia Launches New Budget-Tracking System to Better Target Climate Finance

    Jakarta, 24 July 2014 – Indonesia has taken further action to better target climate finance in supporting the country’s reduction goals in green house gas emissions. Indonesia has previously set a target to cut its emission by 26 % on ‘business as usual’ projections by 2020.

  • 16 Jul 2014
    GOI and UNDP Discussed Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil Project

    MINISTRY of National Development Planning / Bappenas facilitated a meeting between Ministry of Agriculture and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday (10/07) at SG 4 room, Bappenas. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) project.

  • 09 Jul 2014
    World’s third biggest democracy goes to polls to elect new leader

  • 27 Jun 2014
    A Sole Woman at the Negotiating Table for Peace

    Dialogue, mediation and negotiation are elegant words to describe ways to resolve conflicts. I was part of such a peace process that produced an agreement to end a 30 year bloody conflict between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Free Aceh Movement (GAM). That was almost ten years ago.

  • 17 Jun 2014
    UNDP, USAID launch first comprehensive report on the state of LGBT rights in Indonesia

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in partnership with The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Tuesday launched the first ever-comprehensive report on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Indonesia.

  • 10 Jun 2014
    ASEAN Forum Meeting on South-South Cooperation

    It is my great pleasure to welcome you on behalf of UNDP Indonesia to the ASEAN Forum Meeting on South-South Cooperation. I want to welcome in particular, the participants who have come from other parts of Indonesia, as well from the other countries in the region. A special welcome to our colleagues from Thailand, we are very happy that you could make it in spite of the challenging situation in your home country.

  • 16 May 2014
    Indonesia, Timor-Leste and Australia commit to protect and manage a globally significant ocean region

    15 May, Manado, Indonesia – An important tropical region that plays a vital role in the circulation of the world’s oceans stands to benefit from a Ministerial Declaration that was signed here today. Ministers from Timor-Leste, Indonesia and the Australian Ambassador to Indonesia endorsed a regional Strategic Action Programme that will promote the restoration, conservation and management of marine and coastal ecosystems for the Arafura and Timor Seas – known as the ATS region.

  • 13 May 2014
    The deadline for the N-Peace Awards nominations has been extended to 23 May

    Great news! You now have 2 EXTRA WEEKS. The deadline for the N-Peace Awards nominations has been extended to 23 May.

  • 09 May 2014
    'UNDP a relevant and trustworthy development partner’ – Indonesian Development Minister

    Indonesia’s National Development Planning Minister, ArmidaAlisjahbana, has commended UNDP for its work in the country and reaffirmed the government’s commitment to strengthening its strategic partnership with the UN body to achieve sustainable growth and equity.

  • 07 Apr 2014
    FORMER PRESIDENT HABIBIE IS IN UNDP’S PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT TO WOMEN POLITICIANS

    Indonesian former President B.J. Habibie has taken part in UNDP’s sponsored public service announcement (PSA) on women politicians. The 30-second PSA features Habibie calling voters to choose for qualified female candidates in the April 9 election. UNDP’s Strengthening Women’s participation in Governance (SWARGA) supported the production of the psa.

  • 27 Mar 2014
    Sustainable Palm Oil Initiative (SPO)

    In 2012, the total plantation area for palm oil production in Indonesia was estimated to account for approximately 7.65 million hectares generating 22 million tons of palm oil. Indonesia aims to double its current palm oil production to 40 million tons by 2020. Estimates vary how much land this will require vary widely, ranging from 5-20 million additional hectares. This expansion threatens remaining tropical forest and peat land.

  • 17 Mar 2014
    NEW PARTNERSHIP ON NEGLECTED DISEASES IN INDONESIA

    On 27 February 2014, Indonesia launched a new initiative to increase access and delivery of health technologies for tuberculosis (TB), malaria and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The initiative, known as the “Access and Delivery Partnership”, was launched by Prof. Agus Purwadianto, Senior Adviser to the Minister of Health Indonesia, in the presence of over 20 policy makers from government agencies in Indonesia.

  • 08 Mar 2014
    A SNAPHOT OF INDONESIAN WOMEN IN POLITICS

    Indonesia has a long and illustrious history of women’s participation in politics, dating back to pre-independence period. From independence heroes to warriors of women’s rights, the country has a list of notable women making impact to country’s progress. Watch this short video made by UNDP’s SWARGA (Women’s Participation and Representation in Governance in Indonesia ) project, highlighting the critical role of Indonesian women in the country’s political landscape.