Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994

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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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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Video of USINDO’s July 13 Webinar on Renewable Energy in Indonesia: Opportunities and Challenges to Meet Climate Goals

On July 13, USINDO hosted a special webinar on Renewable Energy in Indonesia — the first event in our 2021 Three-Part Open Forum series on Climate Change issues. Our distinguished panel featured: Satya Widya Yudha, Member of Indonesia’s National Energy Council (DEN) Dr. Dadan Kusdiana. Director General of New and Renewable Energy at the Ministry…

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USINDO’s Virtual Farewell Event in Honor of H.E. Muhammad Lutfi – March 25

USINDO hosted a virtual event on March 25 to bid farewell to Indonesia’s Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Muhammad Lutfi and congratulate him on his new position as Trade Minister. At this virtual reception attended by an audience of 130, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and concurrently, U.S.…

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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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