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Collaborating to Protect Indonesia’s Tropical Forests & Biodiversity

The United States government and the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry today launched a new rainforest standard for carbon credits in West Bali National Park. Based on long-standing collaboration between the University of Indonesia and Columbia University in the U.S., the Rainforest Standard is the world’s first carbon credit standard to fully integrate requirements for carbon ...
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Collaborating to Protect Indonesia’s Tropical Forests & Biodiversity

The United States government and the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry today launched a new rainforest standard for carbon credits in West Bali National Park. Based on long-standing collaboration between the University of Indonesia and Columbia University in the U.S., the Rainforest Standard is the world’s first carbon credit standard to fully integrate requirements for carbon ...
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Transatlantic Interests in Asia

Transcript: Q & A Daniel R. Russel Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Chair: Xenia Dormandy Project Director, US; Acting Dean, Academy for Leadership in International Affairs, Chatham House Catham House, London January 13, 2014 Xenia Dormandy: I’m going to open it up to the floor, but as you’re all thinking about ...
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Women’s Issues in Indonesia: Discussion with Indonesian NGO Representatives

On January 13, the Embassy hosted a coffee to hear from NGOs their perspectives on women’s priorities where the U.S. should focus its support. Topics of discussion included low levels of education, challenges in gender prioritization for higher education opportunities, low levels of political participation, and barriers to economic independence. Participants agreed that capacity building ...
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American Film Showcase, Indonesia Tour 2014

Overview The American Film Showcase (AFS) is a U.S. Department of State cultural diplomacy initiative. The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs supports the showcase through a competitive grant award to the renowned University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts (SCA). AFS gives U.S. embassies the opportunity to bring award-winning American documentaries, feature films, ...
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