Awareness raising Workshop on UNIDO Progarmme for Country Partnership (PCP) in Indonesia

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Jakarta, November 21, 2017, The UNITED NATIONS INDSUTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS/UNIDO in collaboration with Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and Ministry of Industry (MOI), has organized a awareness raising workshop on “Programme for Country Partnership (PCP)” which is an innovative model for accelerating inclusive and sustainable industrial development in Member States that UNIDO developed recently and has been implanted in three pilot countries aroid the world.

The PCP rests on a multi-stakeholder partnership led by the host government. It builds synergies with ongoing government and partner interventions relevant to industrial development. The PCP is also designed to leverage additional investment in selected priority sectors. As such, it is a model that mobilizes partners and resources to achieve larger development impact. The workshop consisted of two sessions;

• the first session was about UNIDO portfolio Indonesian in the context of Indonesian vision 2035 and financial scheme as well as SDGs innovative financing. During the first session senior officers; Ms. Anita Luhulima from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Agustin from Ministry of Planning (Bappenas) , Ms. Rastu from Ministry of Industry, Ms. Anita Nirdoy, UN Resident Coordinator, and Esam Alqararah UNIDO UR. The discussion and the outcomes was very useful to inline United Nations in the national plans and financial current schemes that govern the Indonesian cooperation with the international funding. The discussions also highlighted the industrial vision and priorities for the country priorities, and the visions on how to engage the UN agencies to support economic growth

• The second session was a presentation of PCP through videoconference, led by Mr. Juergen Hierold, Head of Country Partnership Division at UNIDO HQ, followed by Q&A session.

Through discussion and deliberations, the participants who exceeded 50 persons (form various Government institutions; academia, some donors, media and UN agencies), acknowledge the importance of PCP to create a real impact on the economic development in Indonesia and encourage the government to follow-up and to send official request to UNIDO to develop this PCP in Indonesia and to trigger internal discussion within the national institutions.@unido