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RI Foreign Minister: International Cooperation is Key to Achieving 2030 Agenda

“Our Heads of State agreed on the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development to provide a better future for the global community. That is why international cooperation is the key to full implementation of the 2030 Agenda,” said RI Foreign Minister, Retno Marsudi at the G20 Ministers Meeting during the first session discussion themed ‘Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’ in Bonn, Germany.

The RI Foreign Minister stated that achieving the 2030 Agenda requires synergizing steps taken at the national and international levels. In this context, the RI Foreign Minister elaborated the steps Indonesia has taken to implement the 2030 Agenda.

The Minister affirmed that Indonesia has involved all national stakeholders since the beginning at the formulation phase up to implementation of various 2030 Agenda targets. The various targets have been streamlined into every policy and development program at the national and sub-national levels. In addition, the roadmap, funding, and monitoring mechanisms for the implementation of various programs have been prepared by the Government. “Indonesia has carried out an inclusive process through a bottom-up approach in formulating and implementing the 2030 Agenda domestically so that the commitment to implement will be higher than that of the past MDGs,” said the Minister. Read more…