Press releases

  • Women Play an Important Role in Ending Hostilities and Forging Reconciliation Dec 9, 2016

    Women have contributed significantly in ending hostilities and paving the way to resolutions of conflicts in many places in Indonesia. The Hidden Pearls – Heroic Stories of Women Peace Builders is a collection of lessons learned from conflict areas including Ambon, Aceh, and Poso. The book was produced by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of N-Peace, and launched today with a panel discussion at Plaza Indonesia.

  • Social Good Summit Calls On Netizens to Put Technology to Good Use Sep 28, 2016

    he Social Good Summit captivated hundreds of tech-savvy youth with inspiring messages about how to take advantage of technology to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speakers from Maritime and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti to actor and UNDP’s SDGs Mover Reza Rahadian called on young people to get involved, from supporting sustainable fishing to helping remote villages with access to renewable energy to improving the state of education in Indonesia.

  • Indonesia a key player in realizing SDGs: Helen Clark Sep 22, 2016

    Indonesia’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals took center stage at a special event at United Nations headquarters this week. The event, jointly hosted by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Indonesia, “Implementing 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: From Global Commitment to Local Action”, took place on the sidelines of the General Assembly where the world meet to discuss global development annually.

  • Young Innovators Present Ideas to Address Urban Issues Sep 20, 2016

    Jakarta, Indonesia - Twelve top Indonesian teams presented innovative ideas to Government representatives and social impact investors at the UN offices in Jakarta today. The ideas ranged from a platform to give slums access to waste collection services, to a way to buy used cooking oil from poor households and turn it into biodiesel.

  • UNDP Innovates to Meet Growing Aspirations in Asia and the Pacific Sep 8, 2016

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has leveraged low-cost innovations, knowledge exchanges between countries in the region, and emerging technologies, to provide new opportunities to some of the most marginalized communities in the Asia-Pacific region, says its 2015-16 Results Report.

  • DP-DHL and UNDP Hold Airport Disaster Preparedness Workshops in Bali and Lombok Sep 6, 2016

    Germany’s Deutsche Post DHL Group and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are once again conducting their joint preventative training, known as Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD), from September 5 to 9 at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport

  • UNDP and OJK Collaborate to Push Financial Services for Poorest Communities Aug 30, 2016

    Tangerang, Banten, August 30th, 2016 – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Indonesia and Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority (OJK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to jointly promote financial literacy and financial inclusion in support of the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Representatives Of The Kingdom Of Norway And Undp Review Carbon Emission Reduction Program In Riau Aug 29, 2016

    PEKANBARU – Representatives of the Kingdom of Norway and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) visited Bengkalis and Kampar Districts on August 23 and 24, 2016 to monitor progress of the Community Based Forest Fire Management (CBFFM) program across the two districts.

  • UNDP’s First Crowdfunding Bring Water for Life for East Sumba Meets IDR 350 Million Target May 23, 2016

    akarta, May 23, 2016 - UNDP Indonesia’s first ever crowdfunding campaign “Bring Water for Life” came to a close on Sunday May 22nd.

  • Central Sulawesi to Apply Custom Justice in Handling Minor Cases May 20, 2016

    The Government of Central Sulawesi, the Central Sulawesi Regional Policeand the Central Sulawesi Customary Justice Forum signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the office of the Governor of Central Sulawesi in Palu, Friday, May 20th, 2016.