Indonesia launches national blueprint to protect its biodiversityJan 21, 2016JAKARTA (January 21, 2016) – Indonesia, home to some of the world’s richest biodiversity, on Thursday launched a national action plan to protect and sustainably use its abundant natural resources for the improvement of its 250 million people.
UNDP enters into a new partnership with Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources on Sustainable DevelopmentJan 19, 2016JAKARTA (January 18, 2016) – UNDP Indonesia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources to better support the development of clean and renewable energy for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
EU renews support to the Indonesian Supreme Court to enhance judicial reformNov 24, 2015Jakarta, 24 November 2015 – The Supreme Court of the Republic of Indonesia welcomes the support from the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to contribute to its ongoing reform to achieve an exemplary judiciary.
Key conference on peatland management kicks off in Jakarta in the aftermath of haze crisis.Nov 13, 2015Jakarta, November 13 2015 – Ahead of the the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP 21), the Government of Indonesia and UNDP on Friday held an international conference on sustainable peatland management. At least 27 international forestry experts attended the two-day conference which will also discuss long term solution to Indonesia's fire and haze crisis.
Indonesia Launches National Module on Peace Building for Civil ServantsNov 10, 2015Jakarta, November 10 – Indonesia, which once experienced a series of sectarian and communal conflicts, on Tuesday launched a national module on peace building for its millions of civil servants.
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.
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