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Urban-LEDS project implementation: Indonesia

The project Urban-LEDS is being implemented in Indonesia by ICLEI Indonesia Program Office in partnership with UN-Habitat.

After a call for Expression of Interest (EOIs) and an extensive consultation process with APEKSI, the national association of Local Governments, two Model Cities – Balikpapan and Bogor, and four Satellite Cities were selected to participate in the Urban-LEDS project. 

City profiles

Model cities

Balikpapan

Bogor

Satellite cities

 

Bontang

Kabupaten Bogor

Tangerang Selatan

Tarakan

  • The national project launch took place on July 4, 2013, in Bogor City. [read more]
  • The Indonesian Project Advisory Group was formed and its Terms of Reference approved during a meeting in Bogor on 4 July 2013.
  • Working groups in the Local Governments: The project facilitated the establishment of Urban Development Low Emission Working Groups at all the model and satellite cities. 
  • To support greenhouse gas emissions monitoring and reporting the ICLEI Indonesia office, in collaboration with ICLEI South Asia, organized a training session on the HEAT+ quantification tool to all Indonesian model and satellite cities on 23 – 24 September 2013. [read more]
  • With the support of the ICLEI Urban-LEDS team as facilitators the model city Bogor allocated about 12 million USD to improve Low Emission activities (transport in this case) and made LEDS thus a priority in 2015 and beyond. [read more]
  • The project's 2nd International Networking Seminar was hosted by the City of Bogor, from 5-7 May 2015. [read more]

National Project Advisory Group

The National Project Advisory Group (PAG) is a national stakeholders forum which enables them to help shape the project´s approach from strategic perspective and to contribute to the project’s successful implementation in the national context, namely through promotion of national-subnational cooperation and integration. The Indonesian Project Advisory Group was formed during a meeting Bogor on 4 July 2013, comprising representatives from the national government and other key stakeholders in the low emissions development field, to assist the Urban-LEDS cities and to ensure alignment with national strategies. Mr. Farhan Helmy, representative of the National Council on Climate Change, agreed to act as chairman of the Advisory Group. The national association of Local Governments – APEKSI - is also represented.

The Urban-LEDS National Project Advisory Group, in addition to representatives from the project cities, includes the following stakeholders in its composition:

  • National Council on Climate Change (DNPI)
  • Ministry of Environment
  • APEKSI - Association of Indonesia Municipalities
  • GIZ V-NAMA
  • GIZ Sustainable Transport (SUTIP)
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • CDIA
  • WWF Indonesia
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Indonesia (KADIN)

2015

ICLEI CityTalk Blog Post on Balikpapan (01 June 2015):

Cities in Action: Balikpapan, the Urban-LEDS Model City

Urban-LEDS Exhibition Poster of Balikpapan (2015)

Published: April 2015

Poster detailing the status of Low Emission Development progress in the project city as of March 2015. Exhibited at the ICLEI World Congress (Seoul, R. of Korea, 8-12 April 2015), and at the 2nd Urban-LEDS International City Networking Seminar (Bogor, Indonesia, May 2015).

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Urban-LEDS Exhibition Poster of Bogor (2015)

Published: April 2015

Poster detailing the status of Low Emission Development progress in the project city as of March 2015. Exhibited at the ICLEI World Congress (Seoul, R. of Korea, 8-12 April 2015), and at the 2nd Urban-LEDS International City Networking Seminar (Bogor, Indonesia, May 2015).

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Urban-LEDS Exhibition Poster of Bontang (2015)

Published: April 2015

Poster detailing the status of Low Emission Development progress in the project city as of March 2015. Exhibited at the ICLEI World Congress (Seoul, R. of Korea, 8-12 April 2015), and at the 2nd Urban-LEDS International City Networking Seminar (Bogor, Indonesia, May 2015).

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Urban-LEDS Exhibition Poster of Kabupaten Bogor (2015)

Published: April 2015

Poster detailing the status of Low Emission Development progress in the project city as of March 2015. Exhibited at the ICLEI World Congress (Seoul, R. of Korea, 8-12 April 2015), and at the 2nd Urban-LEDS International City Networking Seminar (Bogor, Indonesia, May 2015).

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Urban-LEDS Exhibition Poster of Tangerang Selatan (2015)

Published: April 2015

Poster detailing the status of Low Emission Development progress in the project city as of March 2015. Exhibited at the ICLEI World Congress (Seoul, R. of Korea, 8-12 April 2015), and at the 2nd Urban-LEDS International City Networking Seminar (Bogor, Indonesia, May 2015).

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Urban-LEDS Exhibition Poster of Tarakan (2015)

Published: April 2015

Poster detailing the status of Low Emission Development progress in the project city as of March 2015. Exhibited at the ICLEI World Congress (Seoul, R. of Korea, 8-12 April 2015), and at the 2nd Urban-LEDS International City Networking Seminar (Bogor, Indonesia, May 2015).

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ICLEI CityTalk Blog Post on Tarakan (14 July 2015):

Cities in Action: Mangroves and Monkeys in Tarakan’s City Center

2014

LED actions in Balikpapan

Published: December 2014 as part of the Cities in Action Brochure

Detailing the status of the implementation of LEDS in Balikpapan as of December 2014. Featuring the City's first GHG inventory. 

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LED actions in Bogor

Published: December 2014 as part of the Cities in Action Brochure

Detailing the status of the implementation of LEDS in Bogor as of December 2014. Featuring the City's first GHG inventory. 

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ICLEI CityTalk Blog Post on Bogor (27 Nov. 2014):

4 days to Lima: Great news from Bogor

ICLEI CityTalk Blog Post on Bogor (10 Oct. 2014):

Traffic-jammed Bogor City makes way for bikes and pedestrian

2013

Urban-LEDS project city poster: Balikpapan

Published: November 2013

Poster detailing the status of the Urban-LEDS project in Balikpapan as of November 2013.  Created for the 1st Urban-LEDS International Networking Seminar, hosted 27-29 November 2013 by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

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Urban-LEDS project city poster: Bogor

Published: November 2013

Poster detailing the status of the Urban-LEDS project in Bogor as of November 2013.  Created for the 1st Urban-LEDS International Networking Seminar, hosted 27-29 November 2013 by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

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Bogor City launches first ever Walkability Campaign

See the results in this video!

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Video Statement of the Mayor of Balikpapan

The Mayor of Balikpapan, Pak Rizal Effendi, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ICLEI South East Asia to officially commence the Urban-LEDS project.  He said Balikpapan is looking forward to South-South exchange with cities in Brazil, India and South Africa to promote low carbon development. “Balikpapan is committed and ready to take action to reduce emissions.  What is the best way forward?” The use of ICLEI´s GreenClimateCities methodology and tools will provide valuable assistance in answering this question.

Length: 1:34

Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2PpJFnHytY

Media release: Indonesian Cities embark on Urban Low Emissions Development Strategy (LEDS)

Published: 4 July 2013

Media release marking the launch of the Urban-LEDS project in Indonesia, as well as the launch of the WWF Earth Hour City Challenge in Indonesia.

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Indonesia in numbers

Population

246.9 million (2012)

Population density

128.6 hab/km2

% living in urban areas

52% (2013)

% living in poverty

11.7% (2012)

Human Development Index (HDI)

73.81 (2013)

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita

36 508 486.32 IDR (2013)

GINI index

38.1 (2011)

No. ICLEI Member local governments

9 (2014)

Primary energy sources distribution

Electricity 183.4 billion kWh (2011 est.)
Crude oil 912,100 bbl/day (2011 est.)
Refined petroleum products 935,300 bbl/day (2011 est.)
Natural Gas 82.8 billion m3 (2010 est.)

Primary energy sources distribution in percentage

Coal: 22,41%; Oil 21,96%; Gas 30,79%; Hydroelectric 2,10%; Nuclear 0,0%; Biomass 18,79%, Biofuel 3,13% (2011 data)

Annual energy consumption

1,114,767 MJ/year (2011)

National GHG emissions

1,791,371.89 MtCO2e (2010)

Contribution to global GHG emissions

1,9% (2010)

International ranking as GHG emitter

8th (2010)

Governance structure

Local governments

413 Regencies and 98 Municipalities

Regional governments

Provinces (34 with 5 with special status). Each province has its own legislature and governor. 

Key governmental institutes for Local Governments

City Government

National associations for local governments

APEKSI (Indonesian Association for City Government), APKASI (Indonesian Association for Regencies Government), APPSI (Indonesian Association for Provinces Government)

Climate action

Local climate action and energy legislation

RANGRK, Presidential Decree no. 71, Environmental Law no. 32/ 2009

RAN-GRK Secretariat, Presidential Decree 61/ 2011 on National Action Plan on GHG

GHG inventory & RAD-GRK (Regional Action Plan on GHG)

PROKLIM (Eco-Village Program)

SEA (Strategic Environmental Assessment) for Mid-Term Regional Development Plan

National climate initiatives for local governments

RANGRK & RADGRK, LECB (Low Emission Capacity Building)

National GHG commitments

26% BAU, 41% with international support

CO2eq target: reduction target 41%, Base year 2010, target year: 2020, method: absolute, convention: RAN-GRK (National Action Plan on GHG)

UNFCCC status

Signatory (5 June 1992)
Ratified (23 August 1994)

Kyoto Protocol status

Signatory (13 July 1998)
Ratified (3 December 2004)

Cities reporting to carbonn Cities Climate Registry

  • Bogor
  • Semarang
  • Balikpapan
  • Jakarta
  • Bandung
  • Cimahi

Mexico City Pact signatory cities

  • Jakarta (21 November 2010)

Durban Adaptation Charter signatory cities

  • Pekalongan (2013)