Islamic countries recognize RI’s global human rights role: Marty

20 Februar, 2012 | Source: The Jakarta Post

Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said that Indonesia’s appointment to hold the first Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission’s (IPHRC) meeting was international recognition of the country’s significant role in promoting human rights on a global scale.

“Indonesia, as the world’s largest democratic Islamic country, has the mandate to host the first IPHRC meeting. We have to utilize this forum to enhance the roles of Islamic countries in promoting peace, such as proposing solutions to ending the crisis in Syria,” Marty said on Monday.

Marty’s press statement was made after attending a meeting between President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) secretary general Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu and members of the IPHRC at the Presidential Office.

The newly established IPHRC, which is part of the OIC, begins its first meeting at the Aryaduta Hotel on Monday and is scheduled to end on Friday. The meeting will be attended by 18 experts.

 

Bogor, W.Java (ANTARA News) - President Joko Widodo stated that Sweden was Indonesias biggest trade partner in Northern Europe or the Nordic region.
Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu said that a number of countries were attracted to Indonesias military products, one of which was a warship manufactured by the National Shipyard Company PT. PAL Indonesia.
Indonesian imports rose 17.65 percent to US$13.36 billion in March from US$8.89 billion in February this year, the Central Bureau of Statistic (BPS) said here on Monday.
Indonesia, along with states without nuclear weapons, are working together to promote the establishment of a convention to ban the use of nuclear weapons, an official said here on Monday.
Indonesias tourism brand "Wonderful Indonesia" won "The Best Exhibitor 2017" title at the worlds biggest tourism exhibition in Berlin, Germany.
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has planned to focus on three programs to spread economic growth more evenly in the country.
Address: 1068 Budapest, Városligeti fasor 26. | MAP |
Phone: (+36-1) 413 3800 Fax: (+36-1) 322 8669
E-mail: embassy@indonesianembassy.hu