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Following the successful Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Talk #1 event, EuroCham Sustainable Development Working Group collaborated with EuroCham Energy Working Group to conduct the SDG Talk #2. The theme of the event is “Renewable Energy, the New Norm? Myth or Reality,” which was conducted via a webinar on 5 November 2020.
The webinar highlighted SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy) and SDG 13 (Climate Action) on how renewable energy can be an alternative to clean energy, providing affordable solutions for the community. The event also highlighted the commitment of EuroCham members to access Renewable Energy despite challenges such as policy uncertainty, market barriers, financing barriers, and low renewables manufacturing capacity.
The webinar serves to also promote the launching of the 2nd EuroCham Contribution to SDGs Report and support the EU Climate Diplomacy Week 2020. The webinar was held to share best practices and real experience on the SDGs implementation by EuroCham members and was joined by more than 70 participants.
On 9 November 2020, EuroCham jointly with others Foreign Business Community joined a sharing session with Mr. Agus Abdul Majid (Deputy Director for International Cooperation of the Directorate General of Immigration). The session was aimed to acquire updated information about immigration policies during the pandemic especially on the Minister of Law and Human Rights Regulation No. 26 of 2020 on Visas and Stay Permits during the New Normal Adaptation Period. On this occasion, the Foreign Business Community addressed its main concern related to foreigners with expired ITAS who are abroad. Furthermore, Agus addressed that Indonesia’s immigration policies are adaptive to new technologies and the current uncertainty. The webinar session was attended by 32 participants from various chambers of commerce.