The United Cities and Local Governments Asia Pacific (UCLG ASPAC), the Association of Indonesia Municipalities (APEKSI) and the European Union (EU) are jointly organising a second national training on 24-25 July 2019 in Jakarta, to strengthen the capacity of local governments in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As part of the LOCALISE SDGs (Leadership, Ownership and Capacities for Agenda 2030 Local Implementation and Stakeholders Empowerment on Sustainable Development Goals) project, the two-day training brings together 30 local government officials from 16 provinces and 14 cities across Indonesia.
This national training, which is also supported by Tanoto Foundation, focuses on how to develop and advocate conducive systems and environment to implement the Agenda 2030. The training will use various learning methodologies and approach from UCLG Learning such as Localise SDG Module, peer to peer learning, shared-learning, and also knowledge product and case study from LOCALISE SDGs, LOCALISE SDGs partners and related ministries.
With the theme "Local Government Strengthening for SDGs Implementation", the training was officially opened by Mrs Indah Sri Wibi Nastiti, Executive Director of APEKSI, Mr Hans Farnhammer, Head of Cooperation of the EU Delegation to Indonesia, and Mr Satrijo Tanudjojo, CEO of Global Tanoto Foundation.
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