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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 Welcome Event for the new U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, The Honorable Sung Kim

USINDO, AmCham Indonesia and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a Virtual Welcome Event for the new U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, The Honorable Sung Kim, on November 19. Ambassador Kim was warmly welcomed by AmCham Managing Director Lin Neumann, followed with remarks by John Goyer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and David Merrill as…

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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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Special Open Forum on U.S. Presidential Election: Outlook, Issues, and Significance of Domestic and Foreign Policy

USINDO held a Special Open Forum October 1 on the U.S. Presidential Election: Outlook, Issues, and Significance for Domestic and Foreign Policy, featuring distinguished panelists Casimir A. Yost (Senior Fellow at the Institute for Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University), and Dr. Jonah Blank (Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation). Both are former senior staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Outlook:…

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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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USINDO’s 2020 Edward E. Masters Fellow Sherley Sandiori to be first to study at Harvard Law School

USINDO is pleased to announce that Ms. Sherley Mega Sandiori, a junior diplomat at the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has been selected as USINDO’s 2020/2021 Edward E. Masters Fellow. She will be our first Fellow to study at Harvard Law School, where she will pursue her LL.M. Ms. Sandiori has a special interest in…

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