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  • Indonesia Launches Nation-Wide Program to Turn Palm Oil into ‘Green’ Commodity Oct 3, 2014

    Indonesia, the world’s largest producer of palm oil, on Friday launched a nation-wide program to improve the livelihoods of smallholder producers while improving the environment related to palm oil expansion.

  • Asian Civil Society Stands Up For Itself Sep 10, 2014

    Representatives of 78 civil society organizations (CSOs) from 21 countries across Asia concluded a three day summit in Jakarta today by releasing a statement to President Obama and the leaders of the United Nations. The Jakarta Civil Society Statement calls on Mr. Obama to further empower civil society and enable CSOs to fulfill their vital role in sustaining democratic and peaceful societies, protection of rights, and provision of services.

  • Indonesia launches innovative tools to support Green Economy transition Sep 3, 2014

    The United Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Indonesia this week launched key tools developed under the Low Emission Capacity Programme (LECB) to support the country’s reduction target on green house gas (GHG) emissions.

  • Indonesia launches new budget-tracking system to better target climate finance Jul 24, 2014

    Jakarta, 24 July 2014 – Indonesia has taken further action to better target climate finance in supporting the country’s reduction goals in green house gas emissions. Indonesia has previously set a target to cut its emission by 26 % on ‘business as usual’ projections by 2020.

  • Indonesia, Timor-Leste and Australia commit to protect and manage a globally significant ocean region May 16, 2014

    15 May, Manado, Indonesia – An important tropical region that plays a vital role in the circulation of the world’s oceans stands to benefit from a Ministerial Declaration that was signed here today. Ministers from Timor-Leste, Indonesia and the Australian Ambassador to Indonesia endorsed a regional Strategic Action Programme that will promote the restoration, conservation and management of marine and coastal ecosystems for the Arafura and Timor Seas – known as the ATS region.

  • NEW PARTNERSHIP ON NEGLECTED DISEASES IN INDONESIA Mar 17, 2014

    On 27 February 2014, Indonesia launched a new initiative to increase access and delivery of health technologies for tuberculosis (TB), malaria and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The initiative, known as the “Access and Delivery Partnership”, was launched by Prof. Agus Purwadianto, Senior Adviser to the Minister of Health Indonesia, in the presence of over 20 policy makers from government agencies in Indonesia.

  • LAUNCHING OF THE WORLD’S FIRST DISASTER RECOVERY INDEX Nov 27, 2013

    Jakarta, 27 November 2013–The Government of Indonesia on Wednesday launched the world’s first Disaster Recovery Index (DRI), which measures the progressof recovery in communities affected by the Mount Merapi eruption in 2010 and lahar floodsin 2011.

  • ISPO AND RSPO ENTER INTO STRATEGIC CO-OPERATION Nov 1, 2013
  • UNDP leads multilateral organizations in global aid transparency Oct 23, 2013
  • President SBY established REDD+ Agency Sep 7, 2013

    President Yudhoyono signed a Presidential decree No 62/2013 to establish a new agency that will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from deforestation, forest degradation and peatland conversion, to be known as “the REDD+ Agency”.

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