280 CSOs from 47 Countries Call on Japanese Government to Reject Financing for Cirebon and Indramayu Coal Plants in West Java, Indonesia

On March 23, Indonesian and Japanese CSOs submitted an international petition signed by 280 CSOs from 47 countries to Japanese government, to call on JBIC and JICA not to finance the Cirebon expansion coal-fired power plant (1,000 MW) and the Indramayu expansion coal-fired power plant (1,000 MW), both located in West Java, Indonesia.

The international petition was handed to Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), Ministry of Finance (MoF), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) by three (3) local villagers of Indramayu and a staff of WALHI (FoE Indonesia) West Java, who came over to Tokyo for several meetings with Japanese relevant government agencies. Read full article here