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Commitment

70 years after the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the more recently instituted Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), where does Indonesia stand? Is the country closer to achieving these goals by 2030? The Embassy of France in collaboration with the French Institute in Indonesia (IFI) and the United Nations Indonesia held a discussion on these issues at IFI on 10 Decemb...

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Reader Column

Indonesia has arguably the most beautiful and exciting land and seascapes in the world. Unfortunately this comes at a price. The archipelagic shape of the country is the result, over geological time, of the movement of tectonic plates, which shift as the earth spins on an elliptical path around the sun. But what can be done to better stem the impact of natural disasters and handle emergency sit...

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Commitment

70 years after the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the more recently instituted Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), where does Indonesia stand? Is the country closer to achieving these goals by 2030? The Embassy of France in collaboration with the French Institute in Indonesia (IFI) and the United Nations Indonesia held a discussion on these issues at IFI on 10 Decemb...

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Opinion

The earthquake and tsunami it triggered on 28 Sept in Palu, Central Sulawesi caused death and destruction of immense magnitude. Hundreds were reported killed in the immediately aftermath, with the number increasing to the thousands according  to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management(BNPB). Natural disasters can’t be prevented but what can be done to stem their impact? A m...

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