Tag: Embassy of Denmark Indonesia

Indonesia and Denmark celebrated international forest day

On 18 March the Danish Ambassador H.E. Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensenand and Mr. Rudiantara, Minister of Information and Communication Technology, participated in the Youth Eco Festival in Jakarta hosted by Youth House of Fauna and Ministry of Environment and Forestry. The festival raised awareness about the conservation of Indonesia’s rainforests and biodiversity. Denmark contributes to Indonesia’s…

Denmark’s ambassador visited Timor Leste

Apart from Indonesia, Ambassador Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen is also accredited to Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea and ASEAN. The Ambassador paid a visit to Dili, Timor-Leste, to present his letter of credentials from Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark to the President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, HE Francisco Guterres Lú Olo. While in Dili…

Eco-city: Denmark engages with Bali’s neighbour Lombok

In connection with the new Strategic Sector Cooperation Work Program for 2018, Head of Energy Cooperation at the Embassy of Denmark in Indonesia and representatives from the Danish Energy Agency visited Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara to discuss their next work program on Lombok Energy Planning. “We are very pleased with the enthusiasm and eagerness for…

Denmark’s PM Rasmussen visited Indonesia

On 28 November H.E. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo welcomed the Danish Prime Minister of Denmark H.E. Lars Løkke Rasmussen at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, marking the beginning of the first ever-official visit of a Danish Prime Minister to Indonesia. After the welcoming ceremony, President Jokowi had a bilateral meeting with the PM Rasmussen to…

Denmark shared clean energy transition insights at ConEx

On 13 September Denmark’s new Ambassador Rasmus A. Kristensen gave a presentation in a high level plenary on renewable energy and energy security at the EBTKE ConEx 2017 conference. The Minister of Bappenas, the Deputy Executive Director of IEA, the US Ambassador to Indonesia, the Vice Chairman of Kadin, the Country Manager of IFC Indonesia…

Denmark supports Sumatra rainforests conservation

The Harapan rainforest is managed as an ecosystem restoration concession. It’s rich biodiversity includes the Sumatran Tiger, Asian Elephant, Malayan Tapir, Sunbear and numerous birds and reptiles. Harapan is also home to the indigenous Bathin Sembilan people. Conservation has many challenges in Indonesia’s fast growing economy. Forest encroachment is one of them. Dialogue with adjacent…

Danish ambassador visited Istiqlal Mosque

On 26 September Denmark’s Ambassador Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen was kindly welcomed by the Grand Imam Prof. Nasaruddin Umar at his first visit to the largest mosque in South East Asia, Istiqlal Mosque. He was shown around the beautiful complex and got a glimpse of the Cathedral of Jakarta, which is placed just next to the…

Denmark’s new ambassador arrives to Jakarta

Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen is being welcomed as the new Danish ambassador to Jakarta by the Embassy of Denmark, Indonesia, arriving on 10 September. “He is eager get started building on the strong partnership between Indonesia and Denmark,” writes the embassy. Rasmus comes from a position in the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Head of…

Malaysian-Danish Breakfast Dialogue gave in-depth insights

On 23 May 2017 the Malaysian Danish Business Council hosted a Breakfast Dialogue under the theme ‘The Stories behind the Headlines‘ at the Danish Residence. Mr. Yin Shao Loong, Political Scientist and Policy Advisor  of Selangor State, initially opened the dialogue by presenting a more in-depth look on current affairs, politics and the economy in…

Strategic energy partnership Denmark-Indonesia

On 27 April, Denmark’s Ambassador to Indonesia, Mr Casper Klynge, The Head of Energy Cooperation Søren, Commercial Advisor Cinta and Political Advisor Mads met with Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources Pak Ignasius Jonas to discuss the progress of the strategic partnership on energy and the joint preparations for the upcoming visit of the Danish…