Indonesia’s climate change national determined contributions, a farfetch dream or possible reality?

L Y Sulistiawati
Assoc. Prof of Law, Center for Asia Pacific Studies, Gadjah Mada University, Jl Tevesia
B-13, Bulaksumur, Caturtunggal, Depok, Sleman, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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Abstract. As one of the Parties of the Paris Agreement, Indonesia is required to prepare and communicate its own National Determined Contribution (NDC) and maintaining successive nationally NDC which it intends to achieve. Indonesia has set unconditional reduction target by 29% and the conditional target up to 41% of the business as usual scenario by 2030. By setting these goals, Indonesia envisions achieving archipelagic climate resilience through comprehensive adaptation and mitigation programs and disaster risk reduction strategies This research tries to depict local regulating efforts to reach those NDC targets in the local level of Indonesia’s government, through examining the local government effort in dealing with climate change issue and fulfilling Indonesia’s NDC target. Also suggest alternative options to achieve NDC implementation in the local level in Indonesia, emphasize the role of Ministry of Environment and Forestry to re-introduce and socialize Indonesia’s NDC to the local government.