Media availability schedule for the Blue Carbon Summit

17 Jul 2018
Jakarta (16 July 2018) – The Blue Carbon Summit Steering Committee is pleased to announce to the press the media availability of experts and ministers during the inaugural event, which will take place 17-18 July in Jakarta.

On the first day, experts from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI) will be on hand to deliver blue carbon research and analysis along with insights on related topics, such as governance, climate change and international partnerships.

On the second day, H.E. Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Minister for Maritime Affairs, will speak and be available to the media for a few minutes afterwards; while H.E. Bambang Permadi Soemantri Brodjonegoro, Minister of National Development Planning (Bappenas), will deliver the closing address.

Media availability with experts

  • Satryo Soemantri Brodjonegoro
    President, AIPI
  • Robert Nasi
    Director General, CIFOR
  • Daniel Mudiyarso
    Senior scientist, CIFOR
  • Jatna Supriatna
    Chairman, Research Center for Climate Change, University of Indonesia
  • Endang Sukara
    Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)

10am-10:30am, Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Multifunction room, 4th Floor

Media availability with H.E. Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, Minister for Maritime Affairs 
9am-9:30am, Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Auditorium, 2nd Floor (speech), Exhibition, 4th floor (availability)

Media availability with H.E. Bambang P.S Brodjonegoro, Minister of National Development Planning 
3.30pm-4.00pm, Wednesday, 18 July 2018
2nd Floor (speech and availability)

The Blue Carbon Summit will bring together Indonesian policy makers, top national and international scientists, civil society, donors and the media to explore how the country’s blue carbon resources can become part of its agenda to meet its global climate commitments. The summit is an initiative organized by Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI) in collaboration with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), and supported by Global Landscape Forum (GLF).

For more information visits

For media enquiries:

  • Ms. Budhy Kristanty, Communications Officer, CIFOR., +62 8111904283 (Indonesian media)
  • Ms. Christi Hang, Communications Officer, CIFOR., +62 81287718975 (International media)
  • Ms. Anggrita, Communications Officer, AIPI., +62 818 0812 6605 (Indonesian media)
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) advances human well-being, equity and environmental integrity by conducting innovative research, developing partners’ capacity, and actively engaging in dialogue with all stakeholders to inform policies and practices that affect forests and people. CIFOR is a CGIAR Research Center, and leads the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA). Our headquarters are in Bogor, Indonesia, with offices in Nairobi, Kenya, Yaounde, Cameroon, and Lima, Peru.About GLF
Led by the Center of International Forestry Research (CIFOR) alongside founding partners UN Environment and the World Bank, with core funding provided by the German Government, the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) accelerates action towards the creation of more resilient, equitable, profitable, productive and healthy landscapes and the achievement of the UNFCCC Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals (Agenda 2030).About AIPI
The Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI) was established in 1990 under the Republic of Indonesia Law No. 8/1990 on the Indonesian Academy of Sciences. The Academy was created as an independent body to provide opinions, suggestions, and advice to the Government and public on the acquisition, development and application of science and technology. It is organized into five commissions dealing with Basic Sciences, Medical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Social Sciences, and Culture. It seeks to promote science through scientific conferences and policy discussion forums, publications, furthering national and international relations, and other activities.

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