Leveraging Innovative Financing to fund the SDGs
Nov 17, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hosted an international conference on innovative financing for development on 16-17 November in Jakarta. The conference was supported by the Government of Canada and aimed to capture the current trends in innovative financing and social impact and exploring new ways to harness the potential of innovative financing to assist countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Funding match made in heaven
Nov 17, 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Indonesia supported by the Government of Canada, Amazon Web Services and Angel Investor Network (ANGIN) launched Connector.ID, an online matchmaking fund intended to connect entrepreneurs in the country with possible investors. UNDP supports the Connector.ID as a contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by fostering entrepreneurship and providing small and medium-sized companies’ access to financial services. Together with UNDP, this platform aims to also discover and support enterprises that incorporate SDGs into their business.
Report on Women’s Entrepreneurship and Access to Finance Launched
Nov 17, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will launch today its new report funded by the Government of Canada entitled Women’s Entrepreneurship and Access to Finance: Challenges and Opportunities of Women-led Social Enterprises in Indonesia. UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia-Pacific, Mr. Haoliang Xu, together with the Ambassador of Canada to Indonesia, H.E. Peter MacArthur, will unveil the new report at the Borobudur Hotel, where UNDP is organizing a Conference on Innovative Finance for Development.
Think global, act local: Localizing the global goals in Lampung
Oct 31, 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Indonesia together with the provincial government of Lampung reiterated its commitment in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by localizing these global goals.
UNDP Partners with the first SDGs Center in Indonesia
Oct 19, 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) joins forces with one of Indonesia’s leading universities, Universitas Padjadjaran (UNPAD) to foster progress towards the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Indonesia.
Marine Biodiversity Conservation for a Lasting Prosperity for the People
Oct 4, 2017
For the third time in three consecutive years, Indonesia initiated the Social Good Summit (SGS) which is a yearly event of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The SGS was started in New York in 2015 and since then has spread to more than 80 UNDP offices in the world, including Indonesia.
Light the way: UNDP Indonesia supports Jambi to provide wider access to electricity
Sep 11, 2017
From policy to reality, after the support from the National Zakat Agency (BAZNAS) and Bank Jambi was given to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), today, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Indonesia marked its official partnership with the local government of Jambi province by signing a Letter of Intent (LoI) to cooperate in implementing the SDGs in Jambi Province.
Around 500 Indonesian school children taking part in tsunami drill in Bali
Aug 15, 2017
More than 500 Indonesian elementary school children in the tourist island of Bali on took part in a major tsunami drill conducted by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), Tuesday, with financial support from the Government of Japan.
Sovereign wealth fund for SDGs financing in Indonesia post oil and gas era
Aug 10, 2017
To reduce its dependence on oil and gas resources, Musi Banyuasin district on Thursday signed an agreement with the UNDP to work on the establishment of sovereign wealth fund to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and address inequality.
Indonesia’s National Zakat Body extends first contribution to support SDGs
Jul 19, 2017
JAMBI, Indonesia ( July 19, 2017) – The National Board of Zakat (BAZNAS), responsible for the disbursement of the Islamic mandatory contribution to the poor in Indonesia, on Wednesday agreed to extend its first contribution to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country.