News & Events

Raden Saleh Mansion, Jakarta

Remarks by Ambassador Blake at the Raden Saleh Mansion, Jakarta Selamat pagi. It is with great pleasure that I’m able to be here this morning with all of you, especially: Mr. Hari Widianto, Ministry of Education and Culture Dr. Alexander Ginting, Cikini Hospital Mr. Catur Laswanto, Head of Tourism and Culture Agency, Jakarta Provincial Government ...
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Embassy and Consulates Join Together to Promote Girls’ Empowerment, Health, and Leadership

On April 24, nearly 1,000 girls in four cities across Indonesia participated in 5K “fun runs” in a culmination of 6 months of training delivered by  three different implementing partners. Part an effort to increase girls’ participation in sports via the easily accessible sport of running in all four cities, in Surabaya U.S. Consul General ...
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Ambassador Blake’s Travel to East Kalimantan

From April 23-25, Ambassador Blake traveled to East Kalimantan to visit Balikpapan and Samarinda. Over the course of his two day visit he met with members of civil society, local businesses, municipal government representatives, U.S. alumni, and high school and university students. On April 24 in Balikpapan, Ambassador Blake joined a running event with approximately ...
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IPMI International Business School’s American Culture Month in Jakarta

Remarks by Ambassador Blake at the IPMI International Business School’s American Culture Month, Jakarta Good morning.  It is my great pleasure to be back here at IPMI International Business School’s American Culture Month.  Thank you to IPMI, especially Jimmy Gani and Dana Afriza, for all of your efforts in putting the American culture month together. ...
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Rescuing Trafficked Fishermen: Discussion with Pulitzer-Prize Winning AP Journalist

Ambassador Blake hosted an April 20 @america event that highlighted last year’s rescue of over 1,500 fishermen trafficked onto foreign fishing vessels and forced to work as slave labor in Indonesian waters.  Associated Press (AP) journalist Margie Mason described the investigation that led her to break the Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Mason explained how she located ...
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