UN Connect Newsletter - January 2018

Scoping Study: Safety of Women and Girls in Public Spaces

Women and girls within three areas of Jakarta still fear for their safety when they access public spaces, including public transportation. The harassment and violence that occur in public spaces affect their choices and freedom, as well as limit their access to basic facilities in urban public spaces. They feel unsafe and suffer from harassment, both in quiet and crowded places, be it day or night time.READ MORE

Introducing Colloqumotion: A Series of Learning Talks on Development Issues

The success and popularity of TED-style talks, lightning talks, one-minute social media videos and the likes, have changed the rules of engaging with public sector audiences — especially on development topics and related insights that at times get buried in reams of printed reports. This month, Pulse Lab Jakarta kicked off its inaugural series of Colloqumotion, a monthly sharing session organized for the United Nations team in Indonesia. Exploring Big Data for sustainable development, this series features academics, analysts and a host of domain experts interested in development issues, data science, human and artificial intelligence, as well as their crossovers. READ MORE

WFP Indonesia staff assisting Rohingya Refugees meet President Jokowi in Bangladesh

Indonesian staff of the World Food Programme (WFP), Charles Kumar and Amirullah Syarif, had the opportunity to meet with Indonesian President Joko Widodo at Jamtoli Rohingya Refugee Camp during his recent visit to Bangladesh on 28 January 2018. Both Charles and Amirullah are assigned to assist WFP Rohingya Refugee Crisis Operation in Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh.  READ MORE

Successful Programme Governance Committee concludes UNODC Indonesia’s first year of Country Programme

The first year of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Indonesia’s Country Programme was completed with the convening of the end-of-year Programme Governance Committee (PGC) Review meeting. READ MORE

“Yummy Pudding Flies High with UNIDO!”

Those who have spent their childhood in Indonesia must be familiar with this jelly powder package. For years, Swallow Globe has become a trusted brand among mothers to serve the best pudding for their children. READ MORE


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