Thursday, 17 February 2022, the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI) convened a virtual public discussion with The Rt. Hon. Alok Sharma, the COP26 President, to discuss the conference results. The panel is titled “In Conversation with Alok Sharma: Delivering the Climate Promises of COP26”. This is the second time that Mr. Sharma visited FPCI as COP26 President.Continue reading
Following the conclusion of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in November 2021, FPCI and the UK Embassy in Jakarta is conducting a nationwide online video competition to further promote the outcome of the COP26 and the Glasgow Climate Pact for all Indonesian citizens. This program aims to enhance awareness of climate commitments that countries, including Indonesia, made during COP26 in order to ensure that our leaders act upon those commitments.
The name of the online video competition is “#DearG20Leaders Video Competition”, with its theme being “COP26 Outcomes and What’s Next for the G20 Summit”. This theme was chosen to promote the outcome of COP26 and Glasgow Climate Pact and at the same time, mobilize youth voices to drive ambition for Indonesia to showcase its climate leadership as President of the G20 this year.
|21 February 2022||Launch of the Video Competition|
|21 February – 18 March 2022||Video Submissions Open|
|18 March 2022||Deadline|
|19 March – 24 March 2022||Judging Process|
|25 March 2022||Virtual Ceremony and Winner Announcement|
|26 March – 31 March 2022*||Prize Distribution|
The Myanmar conflict has been turned into a multidimensional crisis of politics, security, economy, health, food, and many more. The 5-points consensus agreed by ASEAN leaders at the Jakara Summit in 2021 is expected to be the prescription principles to address the crisis and to facilitate progress on peace and reconciliation. Unfortunately, after one year since the coup d’etat, we have not seen any significant progress on the ground nor a change in behavior from the Military Junta.Continue reading
There have been diverse perceptions on the current state of security in the Indo-Pacific after AUKUS announcement and the recent development of QUAD engagement. Some Southeast Asian countries have expressed concerns on the increasing military power projection in the region that might trigger (or escalate) an arms race. This brought a vague conclusion on how should ASEAN respond to the great powers’ moves on the region’s geopolitics chessboard. For this reason, the public discussion was held.Continue reading