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  • Key conference on peatland management kicks off in Jakarta in the aftermath of haze crisis. Nov 13, 2015

    Jakarta, November 13 2015 – Ahead of the the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP 21), the Government of Indonesia and UNDP on Friday held an international conference on sustainable peatland management. At least 27 international forestry experts attended the two-day conference which will also discuss long term solution to Indonesia's fire and haze crisis.


    “Women can’t work at night but as a politician it’s quiet impossible,“ said Mrs.Hana Ruby Cervenka, First Secretary of the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Indonesia in her remarks to a mostly Indonesian female politicians..

  • Indonesia Launches National Module on Peace Building for Civil Servants Nov 10, 2015

    Jakarta, November 10 – Indonesia, which once experienced a series of sectarian and communal conflicts, on Tuesday launched a national module on peace building for its millions of civil servants.

  • Working with Myanmar, South-South cooperation with Indonesia continues Oct 27, 2015

    Jakarta, October 27 - Men in longyis (sarongs) and women in traditional Myanmarese dresses lightened up the atmosphere at the start of a week-long workshop on planning and budgeting in the capital city of Indonesia.

  • [Blog] Harnessing Survey Data to Determine the Impact of Climate Change Using Technology Oct 15, 2015

    Imagine the time consuming practice of turning datasets for hundreds of data points regarding complex crops and planting seasons into data-driven maps and infographics, to visualize data growth or change over time and space. And now imagine these same results, only a few clicks away. In its final phase of the rapid prototyping of the Do-It-Yourself Survey Application for Monitoring (DIY-SAM), UNDP Indonesia, together with Akvo Foundation, excitingly plays around with creative technology for data analysis and smart data visualization. Following the completion of the data collection through the ADAPT ASIA Survey in Malang, East Java Province, we have been able to efficiently turn raw data into visualized findings for improved communication to the project team, donors, and partners.

  • Central Sulawesi formally backs customary court system Oct 13, 2015

    Palu, Indonesia, July 12 - Thronged with people in dresses made out of wood sheets and traditional red shirts with bullhead patterns, the scene inside the Central Sulawesi governor’s assembly hall resembles more of a carnival than a gathering of law enforcement.

  • Opening Remark Social Good Summit Jakarta Sep 29, 2015

    Gelas air dan telpon cuma dua contoh karena akses air minum yang bersih dan pengembangan industri inovasi dan telekomunikasi adalah bagian dari 17 Tujuan Pembangunan Berkelanjutan atau S-D-G.

  • Influential voices in Indonesia lend their support to Global Goals Sep 28, 2015

    Jakarta, September 28 – From one of Indonesia’s most powerful men to the whiz kids of mobile apps, a group of influential voices and inspiring youths gathered on Monday to show their support for the newly launched Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or Global Goals.

  • The rise of women in the customary Adat justice system in Aceh BANDA ACEH Sep 17, 2015

    “We need to start with the women at the village level ... local coordination is what is important,” the feisty-looking elderly woman said, standing up and speaking to the mostly women group in a conference room in the provincial city of Banda Aceh.

  • 150 mayors gather for 2ndASEAN Mayors Forum in Makassar to discuss pressing urban issues. Sep 9, 2015

    Makassar, Indonesia, 8 September 2015– At least 150 mayors from cities in South East Asia region on Tuesday gathered for the 2nd ASEAN Mayors Forum (AMF) 2015 in Indonesia’s eastern city of Makassar, to discuss urban management and ways to improve capacity of their bureaucrats.

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