Indonesian Embassy in Moscow promotes Indonesian coffee considering its very promising potential. First Secretary of the Education and Culture Function of the Indonesian Embassy in Moscow, Enjay Diana said in an informal meeting on Thursday (October 15), there were five representatives from three importers of Russian specialty coffee, namely Traveler's Coffee, Tea Company No.1 and Cezve Coffee that are interested in Specialty Coffee from Indonesia. It is hoped that this cooperation will increase the target of the Indonesian Embassy in Moscow to make Indonesia into the top five coffee exporting countries in Russia to be achieved in 2021. This meeting is part of a series of activities to commemorate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Indonesia and Russia in 2020. Currently, Indonesian specialty coffee which is the most popular in Russia, generally is coming from Sumatra.
Indonesia is ready to host the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction -GPDRR forum in Bali in 2022. The government has started preparing and identifying the needs and problems that must be resolved immediately. This meeting will be the biggest event to be held in Bali, after Indonesia hosted the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank in 2018. The government believes that Indonesia will benefit greatly from the willingness to host the GPDRR on 23-28 May 2022. Apart from being a soft diplomacy event to gain United Nations’ recognition, Indonesia is also benefited from the revival of the tourism sector, especially post-Covid-19 pandemic.