New Indonesia report highlights critical role of ending child poverty and violence to achieving sustainable development
NEW YORK/JAKARTA, 18 July 2017 –The Government of Indonesia and UNICEF today launched a new report showcasing the progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals that the country has made for children, acknowledging challenges and highlighting the crucial role of preventing violence against children in reducing poverty.
WONOGIRI, Indonesia, 3 December 2015 –Thirty-five cities and districts in one of the world’s most disaster-exposed countries, Indonesia, have come together to declare their commitment to reduce disaster risk following months of devastating forest fires which have released huge quantities of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
As global leaders meet in Paris for the COP21 climate change summit, the enterprising Governor of Central Java, Mr. Ganjar Pranowo, organized a mass signing-up to UNISDR’s Making Cities Resilient Campaign.
Jakarta, 2 August 2012
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EU launches 2012 Report on Development Cooperation with Indonesia
Indonesia is a key strategic partner for the European Union (EU). The EU and its Member States, together, provided more than € 500 million(1) to strengthen Indonesia and support the country in its efforts to achieve its development objectives, according to a 2012 report, launched by the EU today (2/8) in Jakarta.
By Kathryn McConnell | Staff Writer | 10 February 2012
Washington — The U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the government of Indonesia are putting in place a structure to implement the five-year, $600 million compact signed in November 2011.
KEFAMENANU, 29 August 2011 (IRIN) - Erratic weather has exacerbated food insecurity in one of Indonesia's driest regions, leaving farmers and families hoping for the best as October's planting season approaches.
"I have a feeling this year we will be OK," Maria Talan, 63, an elder in the remote village of Noenoni, in the district of West Timor (TTS), told IRIN, already looking forward to next April's harvest.
By Evan A. Laksmana
There has been a constant need for the Government of Indonesia to improve geographical targeting of more vulnerable areas for food and nutrition security related interventions. Recognizing World Food Programme (WFP) expertise in food security analysis and mapping, in 2003 the Food Security Council (FSC), chaired by the President of Indonesia, whose Secretariat is the Food Security Agency (FSA), collaborated with WFP to develop the national Food Insecurity Atlas (FIA) for Indonesia. The first FIA was developed and launched in 2005 and covered 265 rural districts in 30 provinces.