Influential voices in Indonesia lend their support to Global GoalsSep 28, 2015Jakarta, 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.
150 mayors gather for 2ndASEAN Mayors Forum in Makassar to discuss pressing urban issues. Sep 9, 2015Makassar, 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.
Regional talks on climate change finance and sustainable development, in JakartaSep 1, 2015Jakarta, 01 September 2015 – The Regional Forum on Climate Change Finance and Sustainable Development kicked off Tuesday in Jakarta with speeches from Indonesia’s Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Haoliang Xu, as well as HE Johanna Brismar Skoog, Ambassador of Sweden for Indonesia and the United Kingdom Ambassador for Indonesia ASEAN, and Timor Leste HE Moazzam Malik.
UNDP supports signing of major deals to develop Wind PowerAug 19, 2015Multi-million dollar deals between the Government of Indonesia and two foreign investors to develop wind power projects worth US$657 million was signed on Tuesday, and UNDP’s support was instrumental in the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
Helen Clark Welcomes Pope Francis Encyclical On The Poor And Climate ChangeJun 19, 2015I welcome Pope Francis' very important contribution to the climate change debate through his encyclical on the environment and the poor.
Pole to Paris cyclist in Indonesia en route to UN Climate Change ConferenceMay 26, 2015British scientist Daniel Price has kicked off the Indonesian leg of his bicycle tour to raise global awareness of climate change. His Pole to Paris campaign takes him from the Antarctic to Paris, the site of the United Nations Climate Change Conference later this year.
UNDP LAUNCHES FOREST GOVERNANCE INDEX 2014 IN INDONESIA May 21, 2015JAKARTA – May 21 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Indonesia on Thursday launched a comprehensive forest governance index for Indonesia that analyses the strengths and weaknesses of forest governance in the country.
UNDP Associate Administrator concludes visit to Indonesia, says country’s forests are critical ‘for the whole world’Apr 29, 2015UNDP 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.
Indonesia addresses deforestation challenges in its aim to double palm oil production by 2020Mar 12, 2015Samantha Newport, Global Communications Advisor, Green Commodities Programme, UNDP; firstname.lastname@example.org Tomi Soetjipto, UNDP Communication Specialist; email@example.com; +62811888814
Indonesia kicks off scheme for palm oil farmers to meet new sustainability standardsFeb 24, 2015Jakarta – 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.
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