Promoting South-South for a more peaceful world
Norway and Indonesia call for more South-South and Triangular Cooperation during the UN General Assembly in New York. An op-ed by our two Foreign Ministers in Jakarta Post explain why this is the way forward.
We welcome our new Ambassador, HE Mr Vegard Kaale
As of September 12th 2017, HE Mr Vegard Kaale is the new Ambassador to Indonesia. Mr Kaale looks forward to continuing to strengthen the good relations between Norway and Indonesia in many fields.
One step closer to large-scale peat restoration
An important milestone in Indonesia’s efforts to restore large areas of degraded peatland was marked in Jakarta last week when the Peat Restoration Agency handed over large-scale and detailed peat maps to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry.
Fund for deforestation-free agriculture is now operational
The andgreen.fund, announced during the 2017 World Economic Forum, is now operational.
Norway's first dedicated ASEAN Ambassador
On Friday 21 July, Ambassador Morten Høglund presented his letter of credence to ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh, and thus made history as the first separately designated Norwegian ASEAN ambassador.
Interfaith Rainforest Initiative statement
This statement is addressed to Leaders in Government and Business, to Leaders and Followers of our Spiritual and Religious Traditions, and to the wider Human Family. It emerges from a meeting in Oslo between 19-21 June, 2017.
Interfaith Rainforest Initiative
In the presence of His Majesty King Harald V, the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative was launched in Oslo this June, gathering religious leaders and leaders of Indigenous Peoples committed to protecting the rainforest.
How to raise the ambitions for forest landscape restoration in Asia?
That was the question to the participants when Indonesia invited to the first Bonn Challenge Asia Regional High-Level Roundtable.
Our Planet: President Jokowi and Minister Helgesen on environmental crime
Did you know that environmental crime is one of the fastest growing «sectors» in the global economy?
– Law enforcement key to reducing emissions
That was the message of Pak Rasio Ridho Sani, Director General for Law Enforcement of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, when he spoke to civil society organizations in Jakarta in March.