PASCH Meeting in Jakarta
The Sustainable Business Dialogue is a conference hosted by KADIN Indonesia, GIZ Indonesia and Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development (IBCSD) to reconcile corporate success with the responsibility for future generations.
Sustainable Business Dialogue
From 1 till 3 November 2013 the „Bergedorf Round Table“ discussed about „peace and security in the Asia-Pacific“. Organised by the Körber Foundation from Germany, the renowned discussion forum with more than 50 years of history in its 154th edition took place in Indonesia for the first time.
In 2013, the German Embassy Jakarta has supported the SETARA Institute for Democracy and Peace. SETARA Institute is an organisation which promotes human rights, pluralism, peace and democracy. The current research project that was funded by the Embassy focuses on the role of the Constitutional Court of Indonesia (Mahkama Konstitutsi Indonesia) in promoting human rights over the past ten years since its inception.
ASEAN-Europe Economic Dialogue on 10 and 11 December 2013
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Elysée-Treaty, the Embassies of France andGermany in Jakarta, the ASEAN Secretariat and the Delegation of the European Union (EU) will hold an ASEAN-Europe Economic Dialogue on 10 and 11 December 2013 in Jakarta. This ASEAN-Europe Economic Dialogue, sponsored by Germany and France aims to provide a platform to update representatives of the two regions on economic developments currently under way, especially on the present political and institutional steps being taken for the economic recovery of the EU, to assess the impact of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015 and to discuss the advantages of a single market to the businesses. The event will also provide an opportunity for companies from Europe and ASEAN to strengthen existing partnerships, to find synergies and promote new cooperation, and to discuss how to bring the ASEAN-EU trade and investment to the next level.
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The 2nd Jakarta Human Rights Dialogue on “Prevention of Torture in the ASEAN region”, organised by the Indonesian NGO Human Rights Working Group (HRWG) and the Indonesian representative in the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), took place in Jakarta from 1st to 2nd November 2013.
Meeting of the German-Indonesian Advisory Group (IGAG) in Berlin
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Federal Foreign Minister, Dr. Guido Westerwelle, welcomed members of the Indonesian-German Advisory Group (IGAG). The group, established under the Jakarta Declaration adopted by Chancellor Merkel and President Yudhoyono had its first meeting in Berlin on October 28. IGAG is composed of Indonesian and German eminent persons from all walks of civil society. The group, which has been mandated to advise the two governments in order to strengthen and deepen the bilateral relations and cooperation, adopted a workplan in preparation for a next meeting coming April in Indonesia.
The 4th German-ASEAN Science and Technology Networt (GAST) took place on 21 October 2013 in Jakarta.
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