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O 051025Z DEC 08
FM AMEMBASSY JAKARTA
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 0893
INFO RUEHZS/ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS PRIORITY
RUEHBJ/AMEMBASSY BEIJING 5703
RUEHNE/AMEMBASSY NEW DELHI 2484
RUEHLM/AMEMBASSY COLOMBO 1489
RUEHUL/AMEMBASSY SEOUL 5203
RUEHWL/AMEMBASSY WELLINGTON 3315
RUEHKO/AMEMBASSY TOKYO 2815
RUEHKA/AMEMBASSY DHAKA 1473
RUEHPB/AMEMBASSY PORT MORESBY 4120
RUEHHK/AMCONSUL HONG KONG 3149
RUEHPT/AMCONSUL PERTH 1323

UNCLAS JAKARTA 002209

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PREL KDEM UNGA ID
SUBJECT: MISSION DELIVERS UNDEF PROPOSAL

REF: STATE 124036

1. (SBU) Mission, including Congen Surabaya and Consulate
Medan, delivered United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) grant
proposals to eligible organizations, per request in reftel.
Mission submitted UNDEF grant proposals to nearly 50
pro-democracy groups, human rights NGOs and government
bodies, encouraging them to apply for funding. We will flag
for Department particularly noteworthy projects to support.

2. (SBU) UNDEF funding would support Indonesia's
transformation to a democracy as it gears up for national
elections in 2009. Indonesian organizations said they were
very appreciative of this opportunity and intend to apply for
the funding.
HUME

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