Indonesia State Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Government of Indonesia
Established in 1973, the Indonesia State Ministry of Environment (MOE) is responsible for national environmental policy and planning in the country.
The MOE is guided by its vision for reliable and proactive institutional action for sustainable development and prosperity through the application of good environmental governance principles. Its goals include building partnerships for fair, efficient use of environmental resources and protecting communities through pollution and resource damage prevention.
The Ministry coordinates policy implementation, provides technical guidance, and supervises environmental management of sectoral ministries and provincial environment authorities. In addition to its coordinating function, MOE has direct regulatory authority over hazardous waste facilities and disposal.
Presently, MOE holds office primarily in Jakarta and operates five Regional Environmental Management Centers in Indonesia.