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Indonesian Coffee Festival, Bali, 17-19 October 2014

• Indonesian Coffee Festival is an annual event intended to introduce Indonesia’s special coffee, which is widely known as one of the world’s best. • It all started with ‘The Road To The Indonesian Coffee Festival’ in Bandung on December 23rd, 2011, followed by the First Indonesian Coffee Festival in Ubud, Bali in 2012 and last year in Yogyakarta. • ... Read More »

Norwegia Bantu Jatim Go Global

Jawa Pos (26/9). Kunjungan Wakil Gubernur (Wagub) Jawa Timur Saifullah Yusuf ke Norwegia mendapatkan hasil positif. Dalam waktu dekat pemerintah Jawa Timur akan bekerja sama dengan lembaga pemerintah dan swasta dari negeri tersebut. Lembaga pemerintah yang digandeng untuk kerja sama itu bernama Innovation Norway. Selain itu, ada tiga perusahaan yang berfokus pada pengembangan teknologi bersih. Yakni, Athene Prosjektledelse, Norwegian Forestry ... Read More »

APP signs UN Forest Declaration

Jakarta Post (25/9). Indonesia’s largest pulp and paper maker, Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP), joined governments and NGOs on Tuesday in signing the New York Declaration on Forests during the UN Climate Summit 2014, which is an unprecedented international, multi-sector commitment to safeguard the world’s forests and tackle climate change. All signatories of the Declaration have committed to slowing, ... Read More »

SBY highlights policies on forest protection

Antara/Jakarta Post (25/9). President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono presented four national forest protection policies to preserve nature and the climate during his speech at the UN Climate Summit on forests at the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) chamber at the UN Headquarters in New York City on Tuesday. “Based on our experience, we have four policies on forest preservation in Indonesia,” ... Read More »

Indonesian Palm Oil Players Sign Sustainability Pledge Amid Boycott Calls

Jakarta Globe (25/09) Jakarta. Four major Indonesian palm oil companies signed a pledge on Wednesday in New York to abide by sustainability commitments. Wilmar, Golden Agri Resources, Asian Agri and Cargill signed the agreement alongside the Indonesia Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Kadin), which was witnessed by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. The signing ceremony took place at the “Indonesia Sustainable ... Read More »

Policy Dialogue and Discussion, Kerjasama Ekonomi, Pendidikan dan Penelitian Harus Menjadi Prioritas Hubungan Kerjasama RI-Norwegia

“Hubungan bilateral RI-Norwegia harus ditingkatkan lagi khususnya dalam kerjasama di bidang ekonomi, pendidikan dan penelitian” demikian disampaikan Prof. Ulf Svedrup, Direktur Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) dalam Policy Dialogue and Discussion (PDD) dengan wakil tim P3K2 Amerop, Dr. Sulthon Sjahril dan Sdr. Radityo J. A. Panjaitan bersama staf perwakilan dari KBRI Oslo. Pihak NUPI menyampaikan bahwa saat ini kerjasama ... Read More »

RI-Norwegia Bidik Peningkatan Kemitraan dan Investasi Energi

Indonesia dan Norwegia berkepentingan untuk lebih meningkatkan kemitraan di bidang energi. Tekad pengembangan kemitraan saling menguntungkan ini mengemuka dalam Pertemuan ke-7 Konsultasi Bilateral Energi Indonesia-Norwegia di Oslo, Norwegia, 17-18 Maret 2014. Duta Besar RI untuk Kerajaan Norwegia, Yuwono A. Putranto, menjelaskan pertemuan ini merupakan forum dialog yang digelar tiap 2 tahun guna membahas kerja sama konkrit di sektor migas, energi ... Read More »

Indonesia-Norway Work To Develop Fish Farming Industry In Yapen Islands

Indonesia and Norway will work together to develop fish farming industry in Yapen Islands of Papua Province. This cooperation set forth in the Business to Business (B to B) agreement between PT Yapen Hatchery & Fishfarming and one of the largest fishing industry in Norway, AquaOptima AS, signed in Bergen, Norway (03/10/2014). Indonesian Ambassador to Norway, Yuwono A. Putranto, previously ... Read More »

Indonesia – Dutch Universities Agree to Strengthen Cooperation

Leiden University and its two Indonesian counterparts, the University of Indonesia (UI) in Jakarta and the University of Gadjah Mada (UGM) in Yogyakarta, signed new agreements during the recent visit of a delegation from the oldest university in Netherlands to Indonesia. Under the agreement, Leiden and UI will facilitate student exchange in the field of humanities. Schools of medicines from ... Read More »

More Students Become Bidikmisi Scholarship Target By 2014

The Government of Indonesia plans to provide more students with Bidikmisi scholarships in 2014 as part of its effort to create good leaders of the nation in the future. Directed to helping outstanding students of economically disadvantaged families, the scholarships aim to motivate them to study harder and achieve to become future leaders of the nation. Besides that, the program ... Read More »