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UNDP’s booth to come third in Aceh cultural expo competition
During the devastating conflict in the 1950s, the Acehnese government successfully attempted to reunite its people by establishing the Aceh Cultural Fair in 1954. Since then there has been four Cultural Fairs, the latest being in August of 2009 in conjunction with the Aceh International Expo. The post-conflict and post-tsunami provincial government was eager to promote a new and exciting Aceh though this very rare event. The expo was aimed to promote both the local private and public sector institutions, and all organisations that are still working on the recovery of Aceh, to recognize their support, share experiences and results on rehabilitation and reconstruction as well as to promote development and unity in the area. More...
Celebrating Achievements in Aceh and Nias
UNDP Indonesia is preparing to participate in the fourth and final Coordination Forum for Aceh and Nias (CFAN) Exhibition in Jakarta, 13-14 February 2009.
CFAN – an annual forum organized by the Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency for Aceh and Nias (BRR) – celebrates achievements and shares lessons learned with all those involved in the reconstruction of Aceh and Nias. It features seminars; art exhibitions; music and dance performances; documentary screenings; children’s programmes and workshops. The theme of this year’s CFAN is A Celebration of Humanity. More...
Annual Review of UNDPís Country Programme in Indonesia
The annual review of UNDPís country programme in Indonesia was held last week to assess performance, measure results, highlight achievements and address challenges in 2007.
Taking livelihoods skills to overseas market
A visit to Ibu Rubiahís Banda Aceh home is a lively affair. Brightly coloured thread sits alongside sewing machines, and her floor is scattered with colourful crochet bags that she proudly produced by hand. Ibu Rubiahís impressive talents have now been recognized, and through a UNDP Livelihoods programme her products can now also be found in the homes of overseas customers.
Wasting no time in helping the environment
Proudly carrying waste bags, and wearing gloves, masks and branded t-shirts, UNDP staff joined more than 250 people in Banda Aceh to promote a key event: World Environment Day.