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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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USINDO U.S. Graduate School 101 Series

Want to go to the United States for your next degree but not sure where to start?  USINDO has partnered with top U.S. universities to host interactive Zoom sessions for potential Indonesian graduate school students. During the series of these events, potential students are given the rare opportunity to interact directly with departments from a…

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Remembering Stanley Weiss

Stanley Weiss, 1926-2021 USINDO regrets to announce the passing of Stanley Weiss on August 26. Mr. Weiss was larger than life –  engaging, witty, and uplifting. His sense of purpose, deep interest in Indonesia, keen opinions and Op-Ed articles, and range of contacts all helped Indonesia be better understood in the U.S., our mission.  We…

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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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Virtual Farewell Reception and Discussion In Honor of H.E. Muhammad Lutfi

Cordially invites you to aVirtual Farewell Reception and DiscussionIn Honor of His Excellency Muhammad LutfiIndonesia’s Ambassador to the United StatesandMinister of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia Remarks by:Ambassador Sung KimActing Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian And Pacific Affairsand U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Please join us for this important virtual event to bid farewell to…

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Luncheon Discussion with the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross

USINDO in collaboration with AmCham Indonesia proudly hosted a luncheon discussion with the US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on November 6, 2019 in Jakarta. Speaking at the luncheon, Secretary Ross reiterated the US’ commitment to strengthen relations with Indonesia under the Open and Free Indo Pacific Strategy.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ He highlighted the potential for US…

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