HIGH-LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

6-16 Juli 2021

Theme: Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development

HIGH-LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT​

6 – 16 Juli 2021​

Theme: Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: building an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda in the context of the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development 

REPORT OF

Indonesia's VNR 2021

Indonesia focuses on nine primary Goals under the theme of the 2021 HLPF “Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda”

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Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

The SDGs in time of crisis: A sustainable, inclusive and resilient recovery from COVID-19 as an opportunity to realize the SDGs

Where do we stand on the SDGs given the dramatic impacts of COVID-19? Discussion based on the SG’s SDG progress report and experiences of countries at various development levels, including Middle Income Countries and other actors? What kind of policies can address COVID-19’s impacts while putting us on track to realize the SDGs? This session will discuss resilience of health systems, equitable access to vaccine; emergency social protection measures; challenges with learning/education; impacts on gender and economic dimensions

Dr. Arifin Rudiyanto
Deputy For Maritime and Natural Resources [@Bappenas]

First day of HLPF 2021, Indonesia shared its view on SDGs in time of crisis: A sustainable, inclusive and resilient recovery from COVID-19 as an opportunity to realize the SDGs.
Deputy For Maritime and Natural Resources – Dr. Arifin Rudiyanto [@bappenasRI] highlighted:

  • To continue strengthen efforts in ensuring equal access to basic infrastructure.
  • Integrate hard and soft infrastructure for connectivity that is green and resilient.

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Ensuring that no one is left behind

How do we protect the poorest and most vulnerable from the crisis and empower them to realize the SDGs?

Dr. Vivi Yulaswati, M.Sc
Expert Staff for the Minister On Social Affairs and Poverty Reduction/Head of National SDGs Secretariat [@Bappenas]

Followed by the Expert Staff for the Minister On Social Affairs and Poverty Reduction/Head of National SDGs Secretariat – Dr. Vivi Yulaswati, M.Sc(@bappenasRI) on Ensuring that No one Left Behind, highlighted:

  • Indonesia has progressively rebuilt economic growth despite the pandemic, and aims to accelerate welfare and economic recovery and Social security for everyone, especially the poor and the most vulnerable, is Indonesia’s utmost priority.
  • to continue implementing an inclusive and sustainable economic recovery through strengthened practices of circular economy that promotes low carbon and climate resilient development policies.

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 12:15 PM -1:15 PM

Looking at the 2020 targets: implementation and review

How are we doing on the 2020 targets and their interrelations? How can we keep reviewing them while keeping track of ongoing intergovernmental processes to keep the level of ambition of those targets?

Dr. Diani Sadia Wati, SH, LLM
Expert Staff for the Minister on Institutional Interrelations [@Bappenas]

The Second day of HLPF 2021 on July 7th, 2021 Indonesia shared its view on Looking at the 2020 targets: Implementation and Review. 
Expert Staff for the Minister on Institutional Interrelations – Dr. Diani Sadia Wati, SH, LLM [@bappenasRI], highlighted:

  • accelerating SDGs achievement that requires mobilization of knowledge, resources, and expertise through multi-stakeholders’ participation.
  • the measurement of SDGs achievement based on second edition of the national SDGs metadata.

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 12:15 PM-1:15 PM

Looking at the 2020 targets: implementation and review

How are we doing on the 2020 targets and their interrelations? How can we keep reviewing them while keeping track of ongoing intergovernmental processes to keep the level of ambition of those targets?

Drs. Oktorialdi, MA, Ph.D
Expert Staff for the Minister on Equity and Regional Development

The Third day of HLPF 2021 on July 8th, 2021 Indonesia shared its view on session of Going Local. 

Expert Staff for the Minister on Equity and Regional Development – Drs. Oktorialdi, MA, Ph.D [@bappenasRI], highlighted:

  • Localize SDGs at subnational levels and implement SDG Sub-National Action Plan, with the involvement of non-state actors, despite the challenges among others the availability and disaggregation of data. 
  • Improvement of multi-stakeholder approach on SDGs implementation. 
  • The Indonesia’s 2021 VNR and its annex includes sample of good practices from local governments, non-state actors and development partners.

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 6.30-7.30 PM

SIDE EVENT:

INCLUSIVE AND RESILIENT CREATIVE ECONOMY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Amalia A. WIdyasanti, Phd.
The Deputy for Economic Affair of Ministry of the Indonesian National Development Planning

Ministry of Foreign Affair of The Republic of Indonesia in co-organize with the Government of Colombia organized a Side-Event at the third day of HLPF 2021 on July 8th, 2021 on Inclusive and Resilient Creative Economy for Sustainable Development.

The speakers from Indonesia were Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Chairman of the Audit Board, Deputy for Economic Affair of Ministry of National Development Planning, Deputy Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the UN, and speakers from Colombia, Mauritius, Ecuador, Rusia and UNESCO.

The Deputy for Economic Affair of Ministry of the Indonesian National Development Planning – Amalia A. WIdyasanti, Phd. Highlighted several issues:

In the midst of COVID-19 pandemic creative economy still has the potential to become a source of economic growth in many parts of the world in terms of income generation, job creation and export. Creative economy in Indonesia contributes to 19 million employments, US$ 22 billon export value, and 7.2% of national GDP in 2019. 

For realizing the vision to develop a Creative and Forward-Thinking, Indonesia has four group of policies:

First, policy on improving the quality of human resources.

Second, the provision of a conducive ecosystem particularly related to research facilities, creative spaces, incentives, and protection on Intellectual Property Rights.

Third, the development of electricity and broadband network to support competitive creative economy with digital transformation.

Forth, policy on improving access to finance and markets at home and abroad.

Indonesia’s international collaboration are in the area of innovative and digital economy, building relevant digital infrastructure and connectivity for supporting sustainable development, increased public and private sector investment in creative industries and development of relevant legal frameworks.

Ministry of Foreign Affair of The Republic of Indonesia in co-organize with the Government of Colombia organized a Side-Event at the third day of HLPF 2021 on July 8th, 2021 on Inclusive and Resilient Creative Economy for Sustainable Development.

The speakers from Indonesia were Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Chairman of the Audit Board, Deputy for Economic Affair of Ministry of National Development Planning, Deputy Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the UN, and speakers from Colombia, Mauritius, Ecuador, Rusia and UNESCO.

The Deputy for Economic Affair of Ministry of the Indonesian National Development Planning – Amalia A. WIdyasanti, Phd. Highlighted several issues:

In the midst of COVID-19 pandemic creative economy still has the potential to become a source of economic growth in many parts of the world in terms of income generation, job creation and export. Creative economy in Indonesia contributes to 19 million employments, US$ 22 billon export value, and 7.2% of national GDP in 2019. 

For realizing the vision to develop a Creative and Forward-Thinking, Indonesia has four group of policies:

First, policy on improving the quality of human resources.

Second, the provision of a conducive ecosystem particularly related to research facilities, creative spaces, incentives, and protection on Intellectual Property Rights.

Third, the development of electricity and broadband network to support competitive creative economy with digital transformation.

Forth, policy on improving access to finance and markets at home and abroad.

Indonesia’s international collaboration are in the area of innovative and digital economy, building relevant digital infrastructure and connectivity for supporting sustainable development, increased public and private sector investment in creative industries and development of relevant legal frameworks.

Selasa, 13 Juli 2021, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Opening of the High-level Segment of ECOSOC / Ministerial Segment of HLPF

H.E. Mr. Joko Widodo,
President of the Republic of Indonesia
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13 July 2021, 1.30 – 2.30 PM (EST) / 14 July 2021, 00:25 – 00.40 WIB

SIDE EVENT:

United Nations Global Compact Theme: “Mobilizing private sector support for the SDGs and VNRs”

Dr. Arifin Rudiyanto
The Deputy for Maritime Affairs and Natural Resources - Bappenas as Chair of Implementing Committee in National Coordination Team of Sustainable Development Goals in Indonesia

UN Global Compact organized a Side-Event on “Mobilizing Private Sector Support fot eh SDGs and VNRs” at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2021 at 13:30 New York Time on July 13th, 2021.

The Deputy for Maritime Affairs and Natural Resources – Bappenas as Chair of Implementing Committee in National Coordination Team of Sustainable Development Goals in Indonesia – Dr. Arifin Rudiyanto was one of the speakers, Highlighted several issues:

  • The business sector’s contribution through companies’ Sustainability Report becomes the basis for formulating the business sector’s action plan which aligned with SDGs in Indonesia.
  • The Sustainability Report brings companies to the era of aligning SDGs into business process.
  • The inclusive principle has become an anchor in formulating Indonesia’s VNR 2021, which involved ministries and institutions and encouraged partnership and contribution of non-state actors.
  • There are around 200 good practices’ documents were received on VNR formulation that enriched the analysis and to showcasing good practices for replication and scaled up by other stakeholders including business sectors.
  • To strive for the achievement of SDGs, innovative financing is needed. Indonesia is in the process on developing the SDGs Financing Hub.
  • Appreciation to Indonesia Global Compact Network (IGCN) for their continuous contribution to SDGs and has played a crucial role in bringing business communities closer together to SDGs in Indonesia.

UN Global Compact organized a Side-Event on “Mobilizing Private Sector Support fot eh SDGs and VNRs” at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2021 at 13:30 New York Time on July 13th, 2021.

The Deputy for Maritime Affairs and Natural Resources – Bappenas as Chair of Implementing Committee in National Coordination Team of Sustainable Development Goals in Indonesia – Dr. Arifin Rudiyanto was one of the speakers, Highlighted several issues:

  • The business sector’s contribution through companies’ Sustainability Report becomes the basis for formulating the business sector’s action plan which aligned with SDGs in Indonesia.
  • The Sustainability Report brings companies to the era of aligning SDGs into business process.
  • The inclusive principle has become an anchor in formulating Indonesia’s VNR 2021, which involved ministries and institutions and encouraged partnership and contribution of non-state actors.
  • There are around 200 good practices’ documents were received on VNR formulation that enriched the analysis and to showcasing good practices for replication and scaled up by other stakeholders including business sectors.
  • To strive for the achievement of SDGs, innovative financing is needed. Indonesia is in the process on developing the SDGs Financing Hub.
  • Appreciation to Indonesia Global Compact Network (IGCN) for their continuous contribution to SDGs and has played a crucial role in bringing business communities closer together to SDGs in Indonesia.

New York, Thurday, July 15th, 2021 09:00 - 11 AM (EST) /08:00 – 10:00 PM (WIB)

SIDE EVENT:

Advancing the Local Implementation of the SDGs

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Dr. Vivi Yulaswati, M.Sc
The Expert Staff for the Minister On Social Affairs and Poverty Reduction/Head of National SDGs Secretariat

Ministry of National Development Planning of the Republic of Indonesia was invited by the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the United National Human Settlements Programm (UN-Habitat) as a Respondent for Indonesia 1st Voluntary Subnational Review (VSR) that was presented on the “Launch of the Voluntary Subnational Review 2021” on July 15th, 2021 virtually.

The Expert Staff for the Minister On Social Affairs and Poverty Reduction/Head of National SDGs Secretariat – Dr. Vivi Yulaswati, M.Sc as the Respondent for the Indonesia 1st VSR that presented by the Executive Director of Indonesian Municipalities Government Association (APEKSI – Asosisasi Pemerintah Kota Seluruh Indonesia) – Mr. Alwis Rustam, M.A, highlighted several issues:

  • The formulation of Indonesia’s VNR has always been inclusive by involving all stakeholders.
  • The process of VNR development also considered the VSRs, which based on survey conducted in 13 provinces, nine cities, and three regencies, involving the Indonesian Municipalities Government Association, Indonesian Provincial Government Association and Indonesian Local Parliament Association.
  • VSR presents subnational governments performance on the implementation of SDGs, how they set priorities for SDGs-aligned development and level of their understanding on SDGs.
  • The Indonesia’s 2021 VNR also accommodates the Voluntary Local Review (VLR) conducted by Surabaya municipality.
  • This year is the first VSR and VLR for Indonesia.
  • Localizing SDGs needs to involve process of adaptation, implementation and monitoring of SDGs at local levels. These include, at least:
  1. mainstreaming the targets and indicators of SDGs in the planning documents,
  2. Strengthening local voices at the national level in monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
  3. Support from local governments, including villages, in the achievement of SDGs national targets with bottom up activities, as well as local programs.
  4. Internalised SDGs principles in all business process.

Ministry of National Development Planning of the Republic of Indonesia was invited by the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and the United National Human Settlements Programm (UN-Habitat) as a Respondent for Indonesia 1st Voluntary Subnational Review (VSR) that was presented on the “Launch of the Voluntary Subnational Review 2021” on July 15th, 2021 virtually.

The Expert Staff for the Minister On Social Affairs and Poverty Reduction/Head of National SDGs Secretariat – Dr. Vivi Yulaswati, M.Sc as the Respondent for the Indonesia 1st VSR that presented by the Executive Director of Indonesian Municipalities Government Association (APEKSI – Asosisasi Pemerintah Kota Seluruh Indonesia) – Mr. Alwis Rustam, M.A, highlighted several issues:

  • The formulation of Indonesia’s VNR has always been inclusive by involving all stakeholders.
  • The process of VNR development also considered the VSRs, which based on survey conducted in 13 provinces, nine cities, and three regencies, involving the Indonesian Municipalities Government Association, Indonesian Provincial Government Association and Indonesian Local Parliament Association.
  • VSR presents subnational governments performance on the implementation of SDGs, how they set priorities for SDGs-aligned development and level of their understanding on SDGs.
  • The Indonesia’s 2021 VNR also accommodates the Voluntary Local Review (VLR) conducted by Surabaya municipality.
  • This year is the first VSR and VLR for Indonesia.
  • Localizing SDGs needs to involve process of adaptation, implementation and monitoring of SDGs at local levels. These include, at least:
  1. mainstreaming the targets and indicators of SDGs in the planning documents,
  2. Strengthening local voices at the national level in monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
  3. Support from local governments, including villages, in the achievement of SDGs national targets with bottom up activities, as well as local programs.
  4. Internalised SDGs principles in all business process.

New York, Thurday, July 15th, 2021 10:00 – 11:00 AM (EST) /09:00 – 10:00 PM (WIB)

SIDE EVENT:

Advancing the Local Implementation of the SDGs

Dr. (H.C.) H. Suharso Monoarfa
The Minister of National Development Planning/Head of National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS)

Indonesia presented its 3rd VNR at the HLPF on Sustainable Development 2021. The Minister of National Development Planning/Head of National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) – Dr. (H.C.) H. Suharso Monoarfa along with the Vice Chairman of the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia – Mr. Agus Joko Pramono, delivered the presentation at the 2nd panel on July 15th, 2021 in New York, USA.

The Minister highlighted the Indonesia’s 2021 VNR:

  • The Indonesia’s 2021 VNR contains the interlinkages among the nine Goals under review and Indonesia’s efforts to rise against the pandemic.

  • Indonesia has been implementing Four systematic reforms, namely, on social protection, national health system, disaster resilience, and recovery of industry, tourism, and investment towards the green economy, supported by low-carbon development, to ensure SDGs implementation remains on track.

  • The social protection system reform is conducted by strengthening the National Social Security System for health and employment, enhancing integrated services, improving the targeting of poverty alleviation programs, and increasing social welfare for vulnerable groups.

  • The national health system reform covers eight main aspects.

  • The disaster resilience system reform includes low-carbon development and climate resilience, with specific strategies for disaster resilience as well as prevention, preparedness and early warning response for communicable diseases.

  • The economic recovery reform was conducted by promoting an inclusive economy through sustainable investment, innovative financing, sustainable tourism, Micro Small Medium Enterprises, digital technology, creative economy, as well as sustainable production and consumption through circular economy.

  • An inclusive approach was exemplified in indonesia’s VNR formulation process. Not only was it formulated with active involvement of all stakeholders, including the Parliament, CSOs, think tanks, and philanthropies, it was also reviewed by the Supreme Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia to assure its quality.

  • Indonesia invited all the countries to ensure that the 2021 HLPF becomes an occasion where countries join hands to recommit and reinforce our shared promise to achieve 2030 Agenda.

The Minister sent strong quote to everybody: “We don’t grow when things are easy; we grow when we face challenges together”.

Indonesia presented its 3rd VNR at the HLPF on Sustainable Development 2021. The Minister of National Development Planning/Head of National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) – Dr. (H.C.) H. Suharso Monoarfa along with the Vice Chairman of the Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia – Mr. Agus Joko Pramono, delivered the presentation at the 2nd panel on July 15th, 2021 in New York, USA.

The Minister highlighted the Indonesia’s 2021 VNR:

  • The Indonesia’s 2021 VNR contains the interlinkages among the nine Goals under review and Indonesia’s efforts to rise against the pandemic.

  • Indonesia has been implementing Four systematic reforms, namely, on social protection, national health system, disaster resilience, and recovery of industry, tourism, and investment towards the green economy, supported by low-carbon development, to ensure SDGs implementation remains on track.

  • The social protection system reform is conducted by strengthening the National Social Security System for health and employment, enhancing integrated services, improving the targeting of poverty alleviation programs, and increasing social welfare for vulnerable groups.

  • The national health system reform covers eight main aspects.

  • The disaster resilience system reform includes low-carbon development and climate resilience, with specific strategies for disaster resilience as well as prevention, preparedness and early warning response for communicable diseases.

  • The economic recovery reform was conducted by promoting an inclusive economy through sustainable investment, innovative financing, sustainable tourism, Micro Small Medium Enterprises, digital technology, creative economy, as well as sustainable production and consumption through circular economy.

  • An inclusive approach was exemplified in indonesia’s VNR formulation process. Not only was it formulated with active involvement of all stakeholders, including the Parliament, CSOs, think tanks, and philanthropies, it was also reviewed by the Supreme Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia to assure its quality.

  • Indonesia invited all the countries to ensure that the 2021 HLPF becomes an occasion where countries join hands to recommit and reinforce our shared promise to achieve 2030 Agenda.

The Minister sent strong quote to everybody: “We don’t grow when things are easy; we grow when we face challenges together”.