Rima Cempaka

Senior Adviser, Sustainable Development and Climate Change

Rima CempakaRima Cempaka is a member of the Sustainable Development and Climate Change team within the Office of the President of the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

She is responsible for supporting OPGA on issues linked to climate change and sustainable development, including the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. These issues encompass infrastructure development, environment, industrialization, cities and urban development, promoting sustainable consumption and production, agricultural development, food security and nutrition.

Rima’s role also includes liaising with UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes, such as UNEP/UNEA, MEAs, 10 YFP Secretariat, UNDP, UNIDO, UNCTAD, UN HABITAT, FAO, WFP and IFAD. She will also liaise with representatives of civil society organizations, think tanks and other stakeholders including among others, MDBs and UN Global Compact.

For the past 15 years, Rima has worked with the Indonesian Foreign Ministry focusing on sustainable development and climate change policy analysis and formulation. She has actively participated in numerous international negotiations linked to the environment, climate change and sustainable development.

In 2005, she joined the Indonesian Embassy in London where she contributed to the strengthening of bilateral relations between Indonesia and the UK, specifically linked to the sectors of trade, economy investment, sustainable development and climate change.

In 2012, she joined Indonesian Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York as a delegate to the Second Committee.