RCCC UI was appointed as facilitator by Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and Sweden Embassy for Indonesia to help Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and Cooperation Development Division of Sweden Embassy establish and develop partner-driven cooperation. RCCC UI has become future facilitator through UKP4 to search for potential partner and appropriate location in Indonesia.
Exclusive discussion on climate change with UKP-PPP (UKP4) which was led by Dr. Rachmat Witoelar and facilitated by RCCC UI has been conducted on February 19th, 2013 at PAU building 2nd floor. The discussion, which is a part of UKP-PPI discussion safari, was conducted as the need for establishing scientific bases related to climate change control and strengthening UKP4 team understanding to be able to help government on international discussions.
The International Symposium on Coastal Cities, Marine Resources, and Climate Change in the Coral Triangle has been held in the Sultan Hotel, Jakarta on the 4 July 2013 and in the Central Library, the University of Indonesia campus on the 5 July 2013. Prior to symposium, a workshop on APRU Knowledge-Action discussing research-policy partnership in action was conducted on the 3 July 2013 at Sultan Hotel, Jakarta.
Climate change is a dynamic and systemic problem which affects the whole human activities. Rising of temperature and changing of weather pattern are also affecting agriculture and fishery activities. Besides, the rising of sea-level has been a daily problem for the coastal community in Indonesia. The impact of climate change has reached every sectors from socio-economy to environment and others related to health, food security, ecosystem, and biodiversity. Based on that facts, climate change issue is in need for contribution from various sector and thoughts outside general idea.