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  • 29 Apr 2015
    UNDP Associate Administrator concludes visit to Indonesia, says country’s forests are critical ‘for the whole world’

    UNDP Associate Administrator Ms. Gina Casar has concluded her three-day visit to Indonesia where she stressed the country’s pivotal role in addressing the global development agenda and climate change challenges.

  • 28 Apr 2015
    N-Peace Awards 2015: Nominations Open

    UNDP Indonesia became a member of the N-Peace Network in 2010. N-Peace is a multi-country network of peace advocates in Asia working on the advancement of women and peace issues. The network is coordinated by UNDP’s Regional Hub and supports women's leadership for conflict prevention, recovery, peacebuilding and more. Other countries that are part of the network include Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Myanmar and the Philippines.

  • 27 Apr 2015
    [Speech] Tropical Landscapes Summit: A Global Investment Opportunity

    Ms. Gina Casar, UN Under-Secretary General and UNDP Associate Administrator Speech at the Inaugural Session of “Tropical Landscapes Summit: A Global Investment Opportunity” 27 April 2015 Jakarta, Indonesia

  • 27 Apr 2015
    UN partnership begins global search for local climate change solutions

    New York, 20 April 2015 – A call for nominations opened today for the Equator Prize 2015, marking the beginning of a worldwide outreach effort designed to identify exceptional local efforts to reduce poverty, protect biodiversity, and address climate change.

  • 23 Apr 2015
    UNDP’s commitment to provide tailored high-quality and timely development services to Indonesia & Myanmar

    Representatives of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and UNDP met in Jakarta, Indonesia on 22 April 2015, during the sidelines of the Asia-Africa Conference.

  • 21 Apr 2015
    UNDP Indonesia support the South-South and Triangular Cooperation under the Partnership Framework Agreement (PFA)

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Retno Marsudi, alongside the Minister of National Development Planning Mr. Andrinof Chaniago, Minister of State Secretariat Mr. Praktino, and Vice Minister of Finance Mr. Mardiasmo officially opened an exhibition about Indonesia’s South-South and Trilateral Cooperation at the Asia-Africa Conference.

  • 13 Apr 2015
    Indonesia launches a platform for philanthropic partnerships to combat poverty and promote sustainable development

    Jakarta, Indonesia, 13 April 2015 – The top players of the philanthropic world in Indonesia gathered on Monday to discuss actions to combat poverty and promote sustainable development goals with the United Nations and the Government of Indonesia. Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture, Puan Maharani opened the “Post-2015 Partnership Platform for Philanthropy” gathering in Jakarta.

  • 12 Mar 2015
    Poverty reduction and forest protection in Indonesia are two sides of the same coin

    To prosper and to reduce poverty and inequality Indonesia must continue to curb deforestation and protect its threatened forests. Since President Joko Widodo came to power last October, he has adopted important policies designed to further bring down poverty and reduce inequality.

  • 12 Mar 2015
    Indonesia addresses deforestation challenges in its aim to double palm oil production by 2020

    Samantha Newport, Global Communications Advisor, Green Commodities Programme, UNDP; samantha.newport@undp.org Tomi Soetjipto, UNDP Communication Specialist; suryo.tomi@undp.org; +62811888814

  • 04 Mar 2015
    Central Kalimantan Marks a Milestone Towards a Green Economy Transformation

    On Tuesday, Central Kalimantan became the first province in Indonesia to have officially initiated the application of a Green Economy Model - a key tool that can support the country’s ambitious reduction target on green house gas (GHG) emissions.

  • 24 Feb 2015
    Indonesia kicks off scheme for palm oil farmers to meet new sustainability standards

    Jakarta – Indonesia, the world’s top palm oil producer, has kicked off a UNDP-supported nationwide certification process to help palm oil smallholder farmers – who produce about 40% of the country’s palm oil - increase their productivity in a sustainable, environmentally responsible and legal manner.

  • 10 Feb 2015
    UNDP Chief wraps up two day visit to Indonesia

    10 February, Jakarta -- UNDP Administrator Helen Clark has wrapped up a two-day visit to Indonesia, where she met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, ministers, and Parliament Speaker Setya Novanto and senior Members of Parliament. She also launched a disaster recovery toolkit in co-operation with the Tsunami Global Lessons Learned Project Steering Committee (TGLLP-SC) and the UN Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia (UNORCID)

  • 05 Feb 2015
    Fishing for More than Just the Catch of the Day

    MANOKWARI, West Papua, Indonesia – Dorsila Wanma is a West Papuan fisherwoman in her 60s. Her whitish, frizzy hair crowns a face free of lines. Like those belonging to a strong swimmer, her muscled arms and legs tell of a discipline which she admits to having followed every single day of her adult life. Dorsila is awake by 4am every day. She gets out and pushes her thin, rickety boat across a white sand beach in the village of Menyumfoka, and into the seawaters, before getting into it.

  • 03 Feb 2015
    [Video] Sustainable Development Financing (SDF) project

    Poverty-Environment Initiative in Indonesia, which is implemented under Sustainable Development Financing (SDF) project with the Ministry of Finance as implementing partner.

  • 21 Dec 2014
    Jambi launches first ever provincial-level forestry governance index in Indonesia

    JAKARTA (22 December, 2014) – Jambi, one of Indonesia’s most forested provinces, on Monday launched the country’s first-ever district level forest governance index. The Report analyses the Province’s current state of forest governance and the implications for the Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+).

  • 21 Dec 2014
    Tsunami-Hit Farmers Enter a New Chapter in Indonesia’s Aceh

    Peukan Bada, Indonesia – Squatted before a sea of maroon-colored shallots, Indonesian tsunami survivor, Faisal Amin chuckled as he showed a handful of the best picks to a photographer.

  • 15 Dec 2014
    Tsunami 10 years on – Aceh builds back better

    Ten years after the devastating earthquakes and a tsunami, a sense of normalcy has returned to the Indonesia’s province of Aceh.

  • 08 Dec 2014
    UNDP report highlights potential pitfalls of anti-corruption strategies

    Many countries in Asia-Pacific have undertaken the challenging task of developing an anti-corruption strategies. This is laudable effort, which shows that corruption is not seen as a taboo anymore. More importantly, it is a signal that governments are reaching out to different sectors of society to join forces against the evil of corruption.

  • 24 Nov 2014
    4,200 Households Stand to Benefit From A New Partnership With Bank of NTT

    JAKARTA (November 24, 2014) – Around 4,200 households in Indonesia’s province of Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) are expected to benefit from a new agreement between UNDP with state-owned Bank NTT, to strengthen livelihoods of communities prone to climate change effects.

  • 03 Nov 2014
    World-First REDD+ Academy Launched in Indonesia

    Yogyakarta, Indonesia 31 October 2014 | The world's first REDD+ Academy designed to energise efforts to combat deforestation by creating financial value for carbon stored in forests, was launched in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, bringing together 83 representatives from Asia-Pacific governments, Indonesian parliamentarians and members of the media.