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A session by Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Date : Monday, 7 November 2016
Time : 13.00 – 14.30 GMT
Venue : Indonesia Pavilion at COP22, Marrakech, Morocco

Dr. Nur Masripatin

Director General of Climate Change, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Dr. Nur Masripatin is the Director General of Climate Change, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia. She has been engaged in climate change negotiations for many years and has been the Lead Negotiator for REDD+ and LULUCF issues for Indonesia in UNFCCC meetings for the past few years. She is currently also the National Focal Point of Indonesia to UNFCCC. At the regional level, she has been a Coordinator of ASEAN Regional Knowledge Network on Forest and Climate Change (ARKN-FCC). Before taking up the current assignment she has been actively involved in numerous works related to REDD+ and Climate Change, and held multiple leadership roles, including as a deputy within the REDD+ Agency of Indonesia and director for research and development centre. In the past she was well-acknowledged as one of the key actors in the early establishment of REDD+ in the country at national level, as well as in the continuous process of negotiation for REDD+ at international level. She was also the Lead Author of Indonesia REDD+ Readiness Strategy and the FCPF –REDD+ Readiness Plan.

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In this session, Dr. Nur Masripatin will briefly discuss Indonesia’s action plan to address adverse impacts of climate change, especialy with regard to implement Paris Agreemen.

Mr. Wahjudi Wardojo

Senior Advisor to the Minister of Environment and Forestry

Mr. Wahjudi Wardojo is Senior Advisor for Conservation Policy, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Indonesia. In this position he works closely with the TNC’s International Climate Policy Team at international, regional, and national levels. He is also a member of United Nations on Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)-Indonesia Chapter (2013), a member of the Netherlands Academy on Land Governance (LANDac)’ Land Forum of Utrecht University, Netherlands (2013), a member of Advisory Board for School of Life Sciences and Technology, Bandung Institute of Technology (2014-2017).
Before joining TNC in 2009, he was a Ministry of Forestry staff and since 2000 he was entrusted to hold high-level policy making positions in the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry as Ministry’s Secretary General, Director General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation, and Director General of Forestry Research and Development Agency
He has vast international experiences in the field of forestry, forest-related and conservation activities and climate change. He was a member of Advisory Committee for Director General of UNESCO on Biosphere Reserve (2002-2005), Board of Trustees for Centre of International Forestry Research (CIFOR 2006-2009) and led Indonesian delegation to a number of international forestry-related meetings, eg. UNFCCC, UNFF, UNCBD, IUCN and FAO. Mr. Wardojo was Chairman of the ASEAN Senior Officials on Forestry (ASOF) in 2006. Dealing with forest climate-related activity he was a lead person of Indonesia Forest Climate Alliance (IFCA 2007-2008), a forum under the Ministry of Forestry worked with various stakeholders in preparing Indonesia readiness on REDD+.

Dr. Agus Justianto

Senior Advisor to the Minister on Natural Resource Economics, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Dr. Agus Justianto has dedicated his 30 years working experience as professional and government employee of the Ministry of Forestry of Indonesia. Since 2015, he became a Senior Advisor to the Minister on Natural Resource Economics, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry of Republic of Indonesia. He started his work on 1986 as Forest Inventory specialist deal with a National Forest Inventory Project. Prior to his tenure as Senior Advisor to the Minister, Dr. Agus Justianto was assigned as a Director of Forest Products Processing and Marketing, and Director of Forestry Training Center. He holds a Doctoral Degree on Agriculture Economics from Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia; a Master Degree on Natural Resources from University of New England, Australia; and a Bachelor Degree on Forestry from Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia. He actively involved at various fora on environment and forestry issues including International negotiations and meetings, and currently having position as a Secretary of Advisory Comittee on Climate Change in Indonesia. Currently, he is also a Chairman of Indonesian National Forestry Council.