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JAKARTA, Indonesia (6 May, 2011)_Agus Purnomo, Special Adviser on Climate Change to the President of Indonesia, discussed the difficulties between balancing a growing economy and pushing for a strong commitment to environmental conservation at the ‘B4E- Business for Environment’ meeting in Jakarta last week.

As President Yudhoyono’s Special Assistant for Climate Change, Agus Purnomo’s main task is to update the President with the latest development on climate change negotiations and to deliver the President’s specific assignments on climate change issues. He concurrently holds the position of the Head Secretariat of the National Council on Climate Change (NCCC). Previously, Mr Purnomo served as Special Assistant to the Minister of Environment (2004-2009) and was also Executive Director of WWF Indonesia for seven years.


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