Ministry of Environment and Forestry targets to finalize Minamata Convention ratification before its international conference to be held next September, 2017.
Post Paris Agreement ratification into the law, Indonesia is obligated to implement climate change adaptation and mitigation programs at local levels.
Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) said that Paris Agreement ratification, which recently a law, is the manifest of state’s political responsibility to reduce climate change impacts.
Indonesia’s House of Parliament (DPR) ratifies Paris Agreement during its Plenary meeting on Wednesday (19/10).
Lawmaker on Tuesday (27/09) asked Indonesian government to speed up the ratification process on Paris Agreement to become a law.
After three years of signing on the global treaty on mercury ban, Ministry of Environment and Forestry finally drew up academic documents as a preparation to ratify the convention.