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Video of USINDO & ASPI Special Open Forum with Dr. Marty Natalegawa

On May 31, USINDO and the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) held a Special Open Forum with Indonesian Former Foreign Minister Dr. Marty Natalegawa, in conversation with USINDO U.S. Co-Chair Ambassador Bob Blake.    The program provided valuable insights on the issues facing Indonesia in this year of its chairing the G-20, and the opportunities…

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Panelist Slides from USINDO’s Aug 23 Webinar on Climate Change Finance: How Can Private Sector Investment be Mobilized?

To view the slides of the panelists, please click on the links besides their names below. Dr. Rishikesh Bhandary: Climate Finance Policy in Practice Erin Murphy : DFC Flyer Darwin Trisna Djajawinata: Role of PTSMI in Addressing Climate Finance for Indonesia’s Infrastructure Development Dharsono Hartono: The Katingan Mentaya Project Bill Meade: Unlocking Carbon Benefits for…

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Video of USINDO’s Aug 23 Webinar on Climate Change Finance: Opportunities and Challenges to Meet Climate Goals

On August 23, USINDO hosted a special webinar on Climate Change Finance — the second event in our 2021 Three-Part Open Forum series on Climate Change issues. Our distinguished panel featured: Erin Murphy, Indo-Pacific Director at the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation Dr. Rishikesh Bhandary,  Faculty affiliate at the Climate Policy Lab, Fletcher School of…

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Opinion: Indonesia leads the world on reducing deforestation

By Robert Blake This article was originally published in the Jakarta Post with the same title here. No doubt 2021 will be a pivotal year in global efforts to combat climate change. President Joe Biden has invited the 17 members of the major economies forum, including Indonesia, to a virtual summit on April 22-23 to…

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USINDO’s Webinar on Indonesia’s Foreign Policy Positioning between China and the U.S.: Enduring Themes, Recent Issues, Outlook in the Post-U.S. Election Environment – November 12, 2020

USINDO and the Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia Forum held a joint program November 12 on Indonesia’s Foreign Policy Positioning between China and the United States: Enduring Themes, Recent Issues, Outlook in the Post-U.S. Election Environment. It featured distinguished panelists Murray Hiebert (Author, Under Beijing’s Shadow: Southeast Asia’s China Challenge and Senior Associate, Southeast Asia Program,…

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USINDO Hosted a Highly Successful Virtual Welcome Event for Indonesia’s New Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Muhammad Lutfi – September 22

USINDO hosted a highly successful Virtual Welcome Event for Indonesia’s new Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Muhammad Lutfi, on September 22. After a welcoming by USINDO, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs David R. Stilwell welcomed Ambassador Lutfi, introduced the many U.S. government agencies present, and gave policy remarks, including noting that…

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