Senin, 21 Desember 2009

UNESCO Supports Environmentally Friendly Schools in Jakarta

       Jakarta, Dec 15, 2009 (Antara) - UNESCO `s Jakarta Office has supported a program of environmentally friendly elementary schools and revitalization of elementary school canteens in Jakarta.
       The program has been implemented since July 2009 by involving around 50 elementary schools in Jakarta, according to Nuning Wirjoatmodjo, the program`s coordinator, here on Tuesday (15/12/2009).
State elementary schools SDN 01 in Gambir (Central Jakarta) and SDN 01 in Pasar Minggu (South Jakarta) have been appointed pilot projects for the program, which includes trainings for trainers in integrated waste management and nutrition.

Jumat, 11 Desember 2009

APA SESSION SPOTLIGHTS NUCLEAR, PALESTINE, CORRUPTION, CLIMATE CHANGE By Fardah

Jakarta, Dec 11, 2009 (ANTARA) - The fourth Plenary Session of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) in Bandung in its declaration and resolutions has spotlighted crucial issues such as nuclear, Palestine, and corruption.

All countries have the right to have nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, APA emphasized in its declaration issued at the close of its meeting held in Bandung, West Java Province, Thursday (Dec. 10).


The use of nuclear technology by several countries for peaceful purposes and for their peoples` welfare was a proposal from the Iranian delegation at the APA plenary session.

Rabu, 09 Desember 2009

PRESIDENT WANTS 4 BLN TREES PLANTED BY 2020 By Fardah



     Jakarta, Dec. 9, 2009 (ANTARA) - The hazardous impacts of the Climate Change are real in Indonesia, and therefore the nation needs to take concrete action to address its environmental problems.

        "Many Indonesian farmers are unable to set the exact time for planting new seedlings because their predictions of the rainy season often fail," Giorgio Budi, Coordinator of the Civil Society Forum (CSF) for Climate Justice said recently.

Selasa, 08 Desember 2009

News Focus: TO COPENHAGEN WITH HOPE TO SAVE PLANET EARTH By Fardah



      Jakarta, Dec. 8, 2009 (ANTARA) - "Copenhagen is our time to seize the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to launch the post-2012 climate agreement," President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono once said.

        The recorded statement of President Yudhoyono to the United Nations (UN) Summit in New York, last Sept. 22, 2009, clearly reflected Indonesia's view on the 15th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) being held in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7-18, 2009.