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  • 21 Oct 2014
    BLOG | Providing Real-Time Data on Disaster Aftermath in Indonesia

    We are talking about over 230 million people across three time zones and out of those users; around 61 million are connected to the Internet via their phones. This impressively high number presents an opportunity to enhance disaster risk management in Indonesia, already a world leader in producing evidence based information systems, planning and monitoring tools.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 24 Feb 2014
    UNDP's Year in Review 2013

    From crisis response in the Philippines to successful elections in Madagascar and Pakistan, from South-South Cooperation to Citizen Security, UNDP had a tremendous year in 2013.

  • 30 Jan 2014
    EQUATOR PRIZE 2014 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

    The Equator Initiative is pleased to announce its call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2014, which will recognize twenty-five (25) local sustainable development solutions for people, nature and resilient communities.

  • 06 Nov 2013
    GREEN COMMODITIES PROGRAMME

    Palm oil and its derivatives are part of thousands of products across the globe today. One can find it in biodiesel, cosmetics, food, as well as candles, to mention only a few. Since 1990, palm oil consumption has quintupled worldwide. The demand in Asia, where palm oil is used as cooking oil, accounts for a $44 billion industry. Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of crude palm oil, with a forecasted annual growth in production of 10 per cent. Early 2013, exports from Indonesia hit a five-year high.

  • 31 Jul 2013
    Introducing eight N-Peace Awardees 2013

    It is our great pleasure to share with you today that eight peace advocates have been named N-Peace Awardees 2013. Role Models for Peace Awardees include six women who have made dramatic changes towards peace and reconciliation in their respective countries:

  • 24 Jun 2013
    The closing date for N-Peace Awards 2013 vote is extended to 3 July

    As part of our efforts to monitor voting for Role Models for Peace and validate genuine votes received for the N-Peace Awards, technical experts will be running a routine verification process. As of 4pm (ICT) 19 June, 2013, we have temporarily suspended voting for Role Models For Peace so to implement this process.Voting will be live again at 11am (ICT) 20 June, 2013 and will remain open until 3 July 2013. The verification process will allow us to check the system and ensure votes have not been manipulated. If any errors are found, vote tallies will be corrected. We will be in touch again tomorrow when voting is live! If you have any questions please email us at info@n-peace.net Thank you for your patience!

  • 20 May 2013
    Give Your Vote for the Ninety Nominees, N-Peace Awards 2013

    Vote now for Role Models for Peace, to support the untiring efforts of women who have shown leadership in the areas of conflict prevention, resolution, and peace building. You can vote for multiple candidates from all of the network countries, but you can only vote for the same person once.

  • 22 Apr 2013
    The closing date for N-Peace Awards 2013 nominations is extended to 24 April

    The closing date for N-Peace Awards 2013 nominations is extended to 24 April! Have you nominated your peace hero? Support the search for women leaders and peace advocates from Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Indonesia and the Philippines http://awards.n-peace.net/