Letter of Intent Norway Indonesia 26 May 2010

I. PREAMBLE The Government of the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesia) and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway (Norway), (hereinafter referred to as the "Participants"): recognizing that poverty reduction and economic development are overall goals for human welfare; bearing in mind that climate change is among the greatest challenges facing the world today; recalling that Indonesia and Norway are Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Kyoto Protocol, and the Convention on Biological Diversity; considering that the Preamble to the UNFCCC acknowledges that the global nature of climate change calls for the widest possible cooperation between all countries; recognizing the relevance of Indonesia’s Mid-Term Development Strategy (RPJM); noting that the main goal of Indonesia’s and Norway’s climate policy is to limit the average rise in global temperature below 2°C compared to the pre-industrial mean temperature, and to establish national policies that ensure that they contribute beyond their fair share to achieve this goal; hereby establish a climate change partnership, focusing on REDD+ (hereinafter known as ‘the Partnership’).