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GOVERNMENT COMMITMENTS ON IMPLEMENTATION OF SDGS

The Government of Indonesia is committed to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda, integrating 169 indicators of SDGs into the National Medium Term Development Plan (RPJMN) 2020-2024. Indonesia's efforts to implement the SDG's agenda are  built on the experience of past agendas. During the 15 years of implementation of the MDGs, Indonesia achieved 49 of the 67 targeted indicators. This commitment is strengthened by the issuance of Presidential Regulation No. 59 of 2017, on the Implementation of Sustainable Development Objectives (Perpres SDGs) which is a step of national development strategy.


SDGs are a global agenda of the United Nations to encourage sustainable development to address poverty, inequalities and climate change in the form of concrete action, proclaimed through UN Resolution on 21 October 2015. There are 193 countries that agree on 17 objectives with 169 indicators, namely, alleviation of   poverty, without hunger, healthy and prosperous life, quality education, gender equality, clean water and sanitation, clean and affordable energy, decent work and economic growth, industry, innovation and infrastructure, reduced gaps etc. SDGs are a continuation of the MDGs that ended in 2015 . They are  the world's main development agenda for the benefit of human and planet earth by applying universal principles that is a general principle. The Indonesian government is very serious about implementing the indicators of SDGs. By integrating the global agenda into the national development plan, the Government takes full ownership and responsibility for the implementation of the SDGs agenda in Indonesia.

For Indonesia, SDGs are not only relevant as a global commitment, but also a guide to becoming a developed country. Presidential Regulation No. 59 of 2017 shows the government's consistency to institutionalize the SDGs agenda into national development programs. The objective is to maintain continuous improvement of social welfare, to maintain the sustainability of community social life, to maintain the quality of the environment and inclusive development and the implementation of good governance that will improve the quality of life from one generation to the next.


In the Presidential Regulation SDGs are also emphasized the involvement of all stakeholders, through four participation platforms namely, the Government and Parliament, Philanthropy and Business, CBOs, Academics and Experts in order to succeed the implementation of the agenda SDGs. Effectiveness of the implementation of the SDGs both in Indonesia and global, requires revitalization Cooperation at the international level. This is to meet several criteria based on actual needs and priorities of the country's concerns, should be able to improve implementation in developing countries and open new economic opportunities that can reduce poverty and gaps. The government's commitment to implement SDGs should be supported by the community and all parties so that this country will be more advanced and prosperous.

 

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