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  • FORMER PRESIDENT HABIBIE IS IN UNDP’S PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT ON WOMEN POLITICIANS Apr 7, 2014

    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.

  • Sustainable Palm Oil Initiative (SPO) Mar 27, 2014

    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.

  • A SNAPHOT OF INDONESIAN WOMEN’S POLITICS Mar 8, 2014

    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.

  • UNDP's Year in Review 2013 Feb 24, 2014

    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.

  • EQUATOR PRIZE 2014 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Jan 30, 2014

    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.

  • GREEN COMMODITIES PROGRAMME Nov 6, 2013

    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.

  • Introducing eight N-Peace Awardees 2013 Jul 31, 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:

  • Bureaucracy Road Map Launched in Aceh Jul 16, 2013

    The province of Aceh became the third in the country to formulate a road map.

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

    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!

  • Give Your Vote for the ninety nominees, N-Peace Awards 2013 May 20, 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.

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