Jakarta (ANTARA) – The University of Indonesia (UI) has presented a compilation of G20 policy briefs and the red and white electric bus made on campus to support Indonesia’s G20 Presidency this year.
“UI’s support and cooperation will bring new perspectives to the G20 Sherpa Meeting by completing the draft Leaders’ Declaration, which will become the main outcome of the G20 Summit in Bali next November,” the Secretary noted. from the Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs, Susiwijono Moegiardo. according to the statement received here on Tuesday.
The official said the 40 guidance notes presented by the university are written by the G20 Research-Based Policy Grant in 2022 and include 11 guidance notes on the global healthcare architecture, 15 briefs guidance on digital transformation, 12 guidance notes on energy transition and two. on cross-cutting issues.
Moegiardo, at the same time chairman of the joint secretariat of Sherpa Track and Finance Track of the Indonesian presidency of the G20, pointed out that the red and white electric bus presented by the university is entirely produced by the engineering faculty of the university.
The bus has the highest domestic component level of any electric bus produced in Indonesia, he said.
“UI’s electric bus local component level is the highest in Indonesia. The Coordinating Ministry and the Ministry of Industry would push what the campus has created to the industry stage,” Moegiardo remarked. .
He noted that the electric bus would be used for the G20 Sherpa meeting to align with Indonesia’s commitment to lead by example during its G20 presidency and demonstrate its concrete commitment to the energy transition process. .
Meanwhile, Deputy Coordinating Ministry for Coordinating International Economic Cooperation, Edi Prio Pambudi, hailed the policy brief drafted by IU scholars which could be another concrete outcome of the Indonesian Presidency. of the G20.
He also hailed the development of the electric bus as an attempt to achieve the SDGs and reduce carbon emissions in line with the Paris Agreement.
Pambudi said the development of the electric bus is a matter of national pride as it is entirely created by Indonesians. Its control and cooling systems were designed by user interface experts, and the bus was built by domestic companies, he added.
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