UN in Indonesia Newsletter November - December 2021
15 December 2021
The UN team has joined forces with Indonesia’s government on a range of initiatives designed to heal our planet. We are supporting the government towards its target of restoring 2.6 million hectares of degraded peatlands in the country, and we helped the development of a tool to enable budget tagging for Climate Change and Gender in the national climate financing system—part of an initiative to encourage climate financing efforts to be gender-sensitive.
The recent emergence of Omicron—the new variant of concern—is another reminder of the importance of vaccine equality. The UN team has been working on this issue continually, through the COVAX mechanism, and through its efforts to bring vaccines to refugees.
In this last newsletter of 2021, download our newsletter to read about other ways we are striving to tackle inequalities: from improving access to safe drinking water, to partnering with female religious leaders for better sexual and reproductive health, to supporting batik producers in rural areas.