The President Office, Jakarta, 7-1-2014
Nusa Dua, Bali, 25-11-2013
I truly hope that a forum such as this will continue to gain international support. Therefore, international cooperation will not be confined only to economic cooperation as well as political and security cooperation. And instead, it will foster collaboration among nations to promote culture as a driver for human progress.
UN Headquarters, New York, AS, 25-9-2012
Interview & Column
Kantor Presiden, Jakarta, 23-2-2012
I keep consistently saying that managing diversity is not to be taken for granted. It is a real challenge for us, especially when we are knowing now, in our world, there is a tendency of the spread of radicalism across the globe. It means our diversity, on the one hand, is our richness. But, on the other hand, is our vulnerability.
Ruang 1582, Hotel Ayodya, Bali, 19-7-2011
Our economic development must be pro growth, pro job, pro poverty reduction and also pro environment. We have to achieve high and sustainable growth without destroying our environment. That’s our ideology, that’s our economic strategy.