Indonesia shows commitment to sustainable forest management at COP21

05, Dec 2015 | Author: Embassy of Indonesia

Source  :  Antara News

Paris (ANTARA News) – Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said Indonesia has underscored its commitment to sustainable forest management and renewable energy by attending the climate change summit in Paris.

During the Conference of Parties 21, President Joko Widodo also attended “Mission Innovative” and “Leaders Event on Foreign and Climate Change,” both events on the sidelines of COP21.

“Indonesia actively participated in the two events, showing its strong commitment to manage its forests sustainably and to policies related to renewable energy,” she said.

The two events saw leaders statement on forest and climate change, explaining the role of forest in ensuring sustainable development.

Some one billion people indirectly depend their livelihood on forest and six billion others are directly tied to forest problems.

“The statement itself reflects the interests of the countries involved, including Indonesia that has remained very balanced in terms of mitigation, adaptation and implementation,” she said.

The statement showed Indonesias leadership as well as strong commitment to manage its forests sustainably, she said.

In the context of renewable energy, Retno said Indonesia has already had a clear policy in this regard.

“Regarding the forest issue, there are 17 countries involved, namely, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Congo, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Liberia, Mexico, Norway, Peru, Britain and the US,” she said.

She said the Indonesian government has decided to achieve 23 percent of renewable energy source use by 2025 and policies have also been formulated for rural electrification, likely to be achieved to the extent of 100 percent by 2019.(*)

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