Publication: Blue book 2018 on EU-Indonesia; Development Cooperation
Indonesia has entered different, but better, atmosphere when joining the G20 train. After long mutual relationship as a traditional bilateral aid from EU, Indonesia then entering new phase with EU. Eu no longer gives development assistance to Indonesia for the 2014-2019 programming, but still receive support under financial framework under the 2007 - 2013 until 2019, further thematic and regional funding also still possibly available.
Paris agreement also ties both parties to continue the cooperation, especially under Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Areas that is focused will cover Climate Change mitigation, Palm oil, forestry, and environment in general.
Water sector is also key priorities. Programs such as access to safe drinking water, waste water management, water pollution treatment, waterway management, and port operation training are several existing example.
''Development aid is a word of the past. It is about partnership, not aid, and it is time we invested more in that partnership."by Jean-Claude Juncker; President of the European Commission
This publication is about strong profiles on every achievement among 114 projects with total value around USD 38.17 billion. Recommended for those who seek insight and future reference on Indonesia development, especially ones that being carried on by positive cooperation between EU and Indonesia. For further reading, please download the link below.
Writer: Aulia Rahman
Editor: Aulia Rahman