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Press Release Bappenas UN Forum

13 November 2020

The Forum is a great opportunity for the Government of Indonesia and the United Nations to discuss challenges and opportunities to recover better from the COVID-19 pandemic and at the same time accelerate the progress on national development priorities and the SDGs 2030 - Highlighted by the Minister of National Development Planning/ Chairperson of National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas), H.E. Suharso Monoarfa

The United Nations (UN) team in Indonesia together with the Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) met virtually today to take stock and to reflect on the progress of the jointly implemented partnership framework - the United Nations Partnership for Development Framework (UNPDF) 2016-2020. The Bappenas – UN Forum on Development Cooperation provides an avenue for a strategic dialogue and close coordination between the Government of Indonesia and the UN in the context of development cooperation.

Press Release Bappenas UN Forum


Francyne Harrigan

UNIC Director
Francyne Harrigan is currently the Director of the UN Information Centre Jakarta.

Prior to this assignment, Ms. Harrigan was the Chief of the Sustainable Development Section in the Strategic Communications Division of the Department of Public Information.

Before working at UN Headquarters in New York, Ms. Harrigan was the Chief of the Strategic Communications and Advocacy Section with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) in Bangkok.

She has more than 20 years of experience working in the field of communications with multilaterals, media and NGOs, with close to 15 of these years having been spent in SouthEast Asia.

UN entities involved in this initiative

United Nations Resident Coordinator Office