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Cablegate: Gpoi Clearinghouse: Invitation Delivered to Goi

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DE RUEHJA #2607 2600959
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 170959Z SEP 07
FM AMEMBASSY JAKARTA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 6300
INFO RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS
RUEHBY/AMEMBASSY CANBERRA 1183
RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO 0806
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RUEHJS/AMCONSUL SURABAYA 1941
RUEHBS/USEU BRUSSELS
RUCNDT/USMISSION USUN NEW YORK 0680

UNCLAS JAKARTA 002607

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR EAP, EAP/MTS, T, PM/PPA (MALONE, BOUKER, SMITH)

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL MARR MASS PGOV ID
SUBJECT: GPOI CLEARINGHOUSE: INVITATION DELIVERED TO GOI

REF: STATE 126989

1. (U) Pol/C met September 17 with Hari Purwanto, Director of
the North American Office at the Department of Foreign
Affairs (DEPLU), to extend an invitation to Indonesia to send
two participants to the U.S.-hosted Global Peace Operations
Initiative (GPOI) G8 Global Clearinghouse Conference October
24-26 in Washington. The invitations to the GOI were for
either military or civilian participants. Pol/C relayed that
the conference would develop an inventory of peace operations
capacity-building efforts, explore strategies for peace
operations capacity-building, discuss how to facilitate
international collaboration and share best practices.

2. (U) Purwanto said he would convey the invitation to the
proper agencies. He expressed the view that Indonesia would
send participants and said he would inform Mission of their
names as soon as possible.

3. (U) Mission has also provided details of the conference to
appropriate offices at the Indonesian Department of Defense.
HUME

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