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  • 20 Dec 2012
    UNDP and Ministry of Agriculture launch Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (SPO) Initiative

    Jakarta – 20 December 2012, In order to facilitate sustainable palm oil production in Indonesia, the Ministry of Agriculture, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and several multinational corporations have partnered to develop the Sustainable Palm Oil (SPO) Initiative. This initiative will help Indonesia break new ground in terms of building a greener economy that promotes growth, equity and livelihood. Indonesia is one of the world’s largest producers of palm oil.

  • 12 Dec 2012
    Indonesian Democracy Index (IDI) 2010

    Jakarta, 12 December 2012 – The much-anticipated Indonesian Democracy Index (IDI) 2010 has finally been launched in Jakarta, with the presence of Home Affairs Minister and the Head of Central Statistics Agency.

  • 10 Dec 2012
    Winners of Journalism Award – Access to Justice

    Jakarta, 10 December 2012 , To mark ‘International Human Rights Day’ and to raise awareness about access to justice issues, the National Planning and Development Agency (BAPPENAS) and UNDP, through its ‘Strengthening Access to Justice in Indonesia’ (SAJI) project, will host the ‘Access to Justice Journalism Award (2012)’. The central theme of this year’s award is, ‘Fulfilling, Protecting and Honouring the Basic Rights of the Poor - Justice for All’.

  • 28 Nov 2012
    UNDP and DHL launch disaster prevention training in Indonesian airports

    Singapore, 28 November 2012: The Indonesian government, Deutsche Post DHL and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on 21 November launched a four-day “Get Airports Ready for Disaster” (GARD) training programme at Polonia Airport in Medan and Sultan Iskandar Muda Airport in Banda Aceh.

  • 16 Oct 2012
    Journalists head to Ternate to see access of justice

    UNDP recently travelled with Tempo English and Jakarta Post to meet beneficiaries of UNDP’s Legal Access fo Disadvantages (LEAD) Project in Ternate. During the trip, the journalists met victims of violence and local housewifes who act as paralegals. The housewives were trained by a local NGO which has been UNDP’s working partner since 2008.

  • 02 Oct 2012
    The Social Good Summit 2012

    UNDP Indonesia recently hosted the Social Good Summit, part of UNDP-led global gathering of social media enthusiasts, to discuss how social media can help solving development problems. Attended by some of Indonesia’s most influential bloggers, the gathering looked at how social media could raise public awareness on climate change issues.