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  • 20 May 2013
    Give Your Vote for the Ninety Nominees, N-Peace Awards 2013

    Vote now for Role Models for Peace, to support the untiring efforts of women who have shown leadership in the areas of conflict prevention, resolution, and peace building. You can vote for multiple candidates from all of the network countries, but you can only vote for the same person once.

  • 06 May 2013
    UNDP launches Index of Forestry Protection in Indonesia

    JAKARTA – May 6 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Indonesia on Monday launched the first comprehensive forest governance index for Indonesia. The index analyses the country's current state of forest governance and the implications for the Reduction of Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+).

  • 22 Apr 2013
    The closing date for N-Peace Awards 2013 nominations is extended to 24 April

    The closing date for N-Peace Awards 2013 nominations is extended to 24 April! Have you nominated your peace hero? Support the search for women leaders and peace advocates from Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste, Indonesia and the Philippines http://awards.n-peace.net/

  • 25 Mar 2013
    Ministry of Environment and East Nusa Tenggara Province Join Forces to Fight Climate Change

    Kupang, 25 March 2013 – The Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Indonesia and the Governor of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) province have joined forces to fight the adverse impact of climate change in East Nusa Tenggara province The cooperation is marked by the establishment of a memorandum of cooperation between The Ministry of Environment and the Government of East Nusa Tenggara province together with the three district of Manggarai, East Sumba and Sabu Raijua.

  • 18 Mar 2013
    Asia-Pacific to comprise two-thirds of global middle class by 2030, Report says

    Jakarta, 18 March 2013— The rapid human development progress of Indonesia, China, Thailand and many other nations of East Asia and the Pacific is helping drive a historic shift in global dynamics, with hundreds of millions of people lifted from poverty and billions more poised to join the South’s fast-growing middle class, according to the 2013 Human Development Report, which is being launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) here today.

  • 14 Mar 2013
    UNDP chief launches 2013 Human Development Report

    UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark today launched UNDP’s 2013 Human Development Report, which charts the unprecedented rise of developing countries to create a new “global middle class.”

  • 14 Mar 2013
    Human Development Index in 2013 Report shows major gains since 2000 in most countries of South

    Norway, Australia and the United States lead the rankings of 187 countries and territories in the latest Human Development Index (HDI), while conflict-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo and drought-stricken Niger have the lowest scores in the HDI’s measurement of national achievement in health, education and income, published today in the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) 2013 Human Development Report.

  • 19 Feb 2013
    Disaster management on Global Development Agenda Post 2015

    As the frequency, severity and economic losses of disasters continue to increase across the globe, the United Nations’ first-ever global champion for disaster risk reduction, Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, kicked-off a two-day global meeting in Jakarta on Tuesday by backing calls for hardwiring disaster management into the global development agenda.

  • 07 Feb 2013
    An unlikely source of peace from the deep waters of Indonesia

    Against an idyllic backdrop of crystal clear waters, a group of fishermen gather on a recent morning to collect seaweed in Halmahera Island, once the scene of severe sectarian violence.

  • 20 Dec 2012
    UNDP and Ministry of Agriculture launch Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (SPO) Initiative

    Jakarta – 20 December 2012, In order to facilitate sustainable palm oil production in Indonesia, the Ministry of Agriculture, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and several multinational corporations have partnered to develop the Sustainable Palm Oil (SPO) Initiative. This initiative will help Indonesia break new ground in terms of building a greener economy that promotes growth, equity and livelihood. Indonesia is one of the world’s largest producers of palm oil.

  • 12 Dec 2012
    Indonesian Democracy Index (IDI) 2010

    Jakarta, 12 December 2012 – The much-anticipated Indonesian Democracy Index (IDI) 2010 has finally been launched in Jakarta, with the presence of Home Affairs Minister and the Head of Central Statistics Agency.

  • 10 Dec 2012
    Winners of Journalism Award – Access to Justice

    Jakarta, 10 December 2012 , To mark ‘International Human Rights Day’ and to raise awareness about access to justice issues, the National Planning and Development Agency (BAPPENAS) and UNDP, through its ‘Strengthening Access to Justice in Indonesia’ (SAJI) project, will host the ‘Access to Justice Journalism Award (2012)’. The central theme of this year’s award is, ‘Fulfilling, Protecting and Honouring the Basic Rights of the Poor - Justice for All’.

  • 28 Nov 2012
    UNDP and DHL launch disaster prevention training in Indonesian airports

    Singapore, 28 November 2012: The Indonesian government, Deutsche Post DHL and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on 21 November launched a four-day “Get Airports Ready for Disaster” (GARD) training programme at Polonia Airport in Medan and Sultan Iskandar Muda Airport in Banda Aceh.

  • 16 Oct 2012
    Journalists head to Ternate to see access of justice

    UNDP recently travelled with Tempo English and Jakarta Post to meet beneficiaries of UNDP’s Legal Access fo Disadvantages (LEAD) Project in Ternate. During the trip, the journalists met victims of violence and local housewifes who act as paralegals. The housewives were trained by a local NGO which has been UNDP’s working partner since 2008.

  • 02 Oct 2012
    The Social Good Summit 2012

    UNDP Indonesia recently hosted the Social Good Summit, part of UNDP-led global gathering of social media enthusiasts, to discuss how social media can help solving development problems. Attended by some of Indonesia’s most influential bloggers, the gathering looked at how social media could raise public awareness on climate change issues.