Bank NTT the First State-Owned Bank to Finance Projects with UNDP
Mar 31, 2016
Jakarta – Bank Nusa Tenggara Timur (Bank NTT) becomes the first government enterprise to finance development projects in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in an agreement worth US$150,000 signed on 31st March 2016.
Ministry of Agriculture, UNDP & Asian Agri Partnership to Pave Way in Wide-Scale ISPO Certification of Independent Palm Oil Farmers
Mar 29, 2016
Jakarta, March 29th, 2016 — A cooperative of 500 oil palm farmers from the Sumatran province of Riau are on track to becoming the first independent farmers certified under the government of Indonesia’s sustainable palm oil standard (ISPO) thanks to a multistakeholder training initiative, which began on Tuesday, March 29th 2016.
Jazz singer and actress Eva Celia appointed as UNDP Indonesia’s SDGs Movers
Mar 25, 2016
Jakarta, 24 March 2016 — UNDP Indonesia has appointed young actress and jazz singer, Eva Celia as its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Mover in the country. Her role will be to raise public awareness on the importance of SDGs as a global agenda to eradicate poverty and improve the well being of Indonesia’s 250 million people.
Indonesia launches national blueprint to protect its biodiversity
Jan 21, 2016
JAKARTA (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 Development
Jan 19, 2016
JAKARTA (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).
Women in parliament project closes on a high note in Indonesia
Dec 14, 2015
Jakarta, 14 December 2015 – Indonesian Minister of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection for the Republic of Indonesia Yohanna Susanna Yembise expresses her appreciation to the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Jakarta and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) following the closure of a joint project that aims to improve women’s participation in parliament.
EU renews support to the Indonesian Supreme Court to enhance judicial reform
Nov 24, 2015
Jakarta, 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, 2015
Jakarta, 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 Servants
Nov 10, 2015
Jakarta, 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 Goals
Sep 28, 2015
Jakarta, 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.