Norwegian Ambassador Talks Forest and Climate Change

The Norwegian Ambassador to Indonesia Mr. Eivind S. Homme discussed forest and climate change with school students and educators on Sunday 22 April 2012.

The talkshow was part of a larger event – The 2nd Indonesia Climate Change Education Forum and Exposition, organized by the National Climate Change Council, in Jakarta on 20-22 April 2012.

During the discussion, Ambassador Homme and Agus Purnomo from the Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+ Task Force) briefed the educators and school student participants about the bilateral partnership between Norway and Indonesia, and shared some thoughts about the special importance of REDD+ and forest in efforts to tackle climate change challenges.

The young and enthusiastic audience participated actively by raising important questions to the panelists, and shared their perspective as representatives of young urban Indonesians.

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