The GCF’s Contribution to Climate Change Funding in Indonesia and Future Plans
The Fiscal Policy Agency of The Ministry of Finance as the National Designated Authority (NDA) for Indonesia’s Green Climate Fund, held a webinar with the theme of “Accessing the Green Climate Fund in Indonesia” on June 24, 2020. Representatives from Indonesia’s Environmental Fund Agency (BPDLH), PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (PT. SMI), the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) participated as panelists. Indonesia’s Country Programme Document for GCF and NDA’s website were officiated in the event.
Empathizing with the Vulnerable: Learning from Disaster Victims to Achieve Better Policies
On June 17, 2020, the National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) of the Republic of Indonesia in cooperation with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) held the fourth series of Empathetic Leadership Training (Sarasehan Kepemimpinan Berempati) which was conducted online. This time, the training topic was social inclusion in disaster management with participants from various government agencies and institutions, namely the National/Regional Disaster Management Authority (BNPB/BPBD), Environmental Agencies and Regional Development Planning Agencies, the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection, as well as many others with a total of 85 participants from across Indonesia.
Educating Green Growth: A Knowledge-Sharing Session between NIPA & GGGI
The National Institute of Public Administration (NIPA) of the Republic of Indonesia recently held an online knowledge sharing session with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). The session, conducted on the morning of June 5th, 2020 (Jakarta time) was attended by 94 NIPA officials and GGGI representatives from the Indonesia and Colombia country offices. In the knowledge sharing session, GGGI Indonesia promoted the idea of green growth, its urgencies and importance vis-à-vis the work that civil apparatus do in Indonesia.
South Kalimantan Moving Towards Sustainable Development
On June 9, 2020, the Provincial Government of South Kalimantan supported by GGGI conducted a Kick-Off Virtual Meeting on the Preparation and Implementation of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) concerning the Regional Medium-Term Development Plan (RPJMD) of South Kalimantan Province in the period of 2021-2024 as one of the stages in the series of drafting the RPJMD SEA. The purpose of the drafting of the SEA is to ensure that the principles of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) become the basis and are integrated into the regional development planning documents.
The implementation of transmigration so far has shown a lot of success in terms of regional development by realizing 1,336 definitive villages, 399 sub-district capitals, 104 district capitals and 2 provincial capitals, as well as in terms of realizing national food security. In accordance with the 2020-2024 RPJMN, the Ministry of Villages, Development of Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration is targeting to develop 52 transmigration areas.