Latest Scandinavian Indonesia News

Danish embassy Jakarta met Indonesian environment minister






Ahead of the upcoming visit by the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Ambassador Casper Klynge had a meeting on 28 April with the Indonesian Minister for Environment and Forestry, Ibu Siti Nurbaya, together with the development team. In the meeting the Danish support to Harapan Rainforest was discussed, and MoEF shared some very positive updates…

Indonesians on waste solutions Denmark tour






On 2-6 April an Indonesian delegation consisting of partners to Danish development projects in Indonesia and key stakeholders in the waste sector visited Denmark on a Waste Solutions Study Tour. The Embassy of Denmark, Jakarta, in cooperation with State of Green, hosted an exciting programme in which the Indonesian delegation learned about Danish solutions in…

Denmark discuss modernization of Indonesia’s fisheries






Indonesia’s Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries has highlighted the country’s ambition to develop into an international maritime hub and modernize its fisheries in 2017. Embassy of Denmark in Indonesia were happy to join Minister Ibu Susi Pudjiastuti and General Secretary Pak Rifky Hardijanto to discuss how Denmark can support Indonesia’s plan to mature infrastructure and facilities in…

Danish Embassy Indonesia seeks ways for further environmental efforts with Asean






On 17 April Denmark’s Ambassador Casper Klynge to Indonesia, along with Development Officer Emil visited the Asean Secretariat to meet with its Deputy Secretary General Mr Vongthep. The key focus of the discussions was to enhance cooperation on environmental activities to reduce the threat from marine plastic debris. Plastic debris, especially marine plastic debris, is…

New Honorary Consul of Finland appointed in Bali






As per 1 April 2017 Mr Ida Bagus Vedanta Wijaya has been appointed a new Honorary Consul of Finland in Bali. The Balinese businessman who studied in the US looks forward to his new duties in the capacity of representing Finland in Bali. The Finnish Embassy interviewed the new Honorary Consul. “This will be a…

Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board visited Denmark






On 21 March Pak Tom Lembong, Chairman of the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board, is visiting Denmark. The purpose of the visit is to promote trade and investment between Indonesia and Denmark, reported the Embassy of Denmark in Jakarta. As part of his busy schedule, he met the Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs,…

Indonesian-Finnish igloos for emergencies introduced






The School of Business and Economics of Universitas Prasetiya Mulya (UPM-SBE), in collaboration with the Embassy of Finland, Jakarta has launched iGLOOS, a multi-function temporary shelter as a solution for disaster-borne refugees in the times of emergency. The innovation was launched at UPM-SBE campus, South Jakarta. UPM-SBE, supported by the Embassy of Finland through the…

Fredrik Lager joins Nordea Singapore






Mr Fredrik Lager has joined the Nordic bank Nordea as Head of Nordea Bank S.A, Singapore Branch. “After 11 years with SEB, I decided the time was right to take on new professional challenges. As of 1 April 2017, I am General Manager for Nordea’s private banking business in Asia, headquartered in Singapore,” the well-known…

Kone to supply Jakarta’s Indonesia1 with elevators and escalators






Kone, the Finnish global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has won an order to supply 76 elevators and escalators to Indonesia1, a premium integrated mixed-use development located in the Central Business District of Jakarta, Indonesia. With 58 floors and 278 meters in height, the twin tower complex is set to be one of…

Danish Adventurer stranded in Indonesia after trouble with sponsor






“A humble appeal to the generous Sandaun Government who promised us funding so that we could continue ‘The Worlds First Circumnavigation of the Island of New Guinea in a Traditional Sailing canoe’,” writes Danish Adventurer Thor Jensen on his Facebook, Wednesday 29 March 2017. EMTV reports, after being contacted by Thor Jensen, that the Danish…