Presentation on theme: "Country Report – Indonesia"— Presentation transcript:
1 Country Report – Indonesia Status and Progress of GHS Implementation in ASEAN CountriesGHS Conference for ASEAN : Implementation Towards 2008 and BeyondJakarta, Indonesia, 9-11 May 2007
2 The world’s largest archipelago country, > 300 ethnic groups, > 130 local languages, >17,500 islands, stretch for 5,000 km along the equator, the 4th biggest populous country after China, India and USA.
3 The BackgroundIn 2005, Indonesia has been designated as one of the 3 pilot countries within ASEAN region to perform a project to strengthen national capacity for implementing the GHS.Under the GHS-UNITAR project for , Indonesia already has a National GHS Implementation Committee and 4 working groups representing 4 key sectors i.e. industrial production, agricultural, transportation and consumer product to conduct a number of activities in the preparation of the country for implementing GHS by 2008.The National GHS Implementation Committee was established and the National Agency for Drug and Food Control (NADFC or Badan POM) as the national coordinating institution for the project
4 UNITAR GHS Project on“Training and Capacity Building for the Implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) ”
5 Timeline and Activity under the 2005-2007 GHS UNITAR ProjectPhase 1 (June 2005 – November 2005)Preparation of GHS Situation & Gap AnalysisComprehensibility testingPhase 2 (December 2005 – November 2006)National GHS Training WorkshopDraft of LegislationCivil Society and Industry Directed ActivitiesPhase 3 (December 2006 – May 2007)National Strategic Plan/ Road Map
6 NATIONAL STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT PROCESS ON GHS IMPLEMENTATION IndustrialWorkplaceActivities inBus. and TradeCompr.TestingBus/tradeAgricultureIndustrialWorkplaceAgricultureNationalImplementationStrategyDocumentGHSImplementationSituation andGap AnalysisSectoralImplementationPlansGovtTransportTransportConsumer ProductCiv. Soc.Activities inCivil Soc.ConsumerProductsPhase 1Jun – Nov 2005Phase 2Dec 2005 – Nov 2006Phase 3Dec 2006 –May 20072008
7 PHASE 1 Activities/Outputs Mapping profile of the existing system concerning classification and labelling of chemicals (gap and situation analysis) by comparing the existing system and GHS requirementsComprehensibility testing on labels and SDS for a number of respondents within the 4 key sectors (industrial production, agriculture, transport and consumer products)Developing comic on GHS Slide 8
9 PHASE 1 Next StepIt is necessary to conduct trainings and socialization activities in order to confer knowledge and understanding of the GHS to related stakeholders and down to those that are directly in contact with hazardous chemicals, e.g., loading and unloading labors at ports.To conduct multistakeholder process for defining and identifying GHS elements as the mandatory and voluntary provisionInformation network needs to be created involving related stakeholders.To develop information system on GHS.It is necessary to conduct trainings and socialization activities in order to increase knowledge and understanding regarding the GHS to related stakeholders and down to those that are directly in contact with hazardous chemicals, e.g., loading and unloading labors at ports.To enhance co-operation amongst all stakeholder concerned.It is necessary to establish an agency/institution that is explicitly responsible for the implementation of the GHS.To scrutiny assess financial arrangement for the implementation of GHSTo assess the existing regulations related to classificatiion and labelling of chemicals
10 PHASE 2 Activities/ Outputs AWARENESS Raising Workshop On Ghs For IndustryNational Ghs Training WorkshopAwareness Raising Workshop For Civil Society On GhsWorking Groups Meetings In Developing Draft Ghs-implementing Legislation
11 PHASE 2 Next Steps/ Recommendations Draft Presidential Decree regarding GHS Implementation should be passed on to Department of Law and Human Rights to be harmonized with a view that it will be issued by 2007.Government together with stakeholders such as industries association, NGOs, labour association etc, should carry out sustainable and massive socialization of GHS to industries, general public and labour.Priority targets of training on technical aspect (classification of chemicals) in industrial sector should be small or medium enterprises (SMEs) in order to support their capacity and capability in implementing GHS.Government should ensure the sustainable fund for the implementation of GHS at national level.There is a need to establish networking with local government so that they will participate in all process of GHS implementation because of their power to encourage all industry in their territory to implementing GHS.Strong coordination among all related sectors is of great importance to build the same perception and synergy towards the implementation of GHS by 2008.Government is expected to play an active role in facilitating labours to comprehend GHS in accordance with their responsibility by organizing the training the trainers on GHS and encourage the employer to provide GHS trainings for their workers.Government is expected to support NGOs having interest in socialization of the GHS to general public by providing financial support and tools for socialization.
12 PHASE 3 Outputs/ Recommendations A National Review Workshop to Develop a Strategic Plan/ Road Map for National Implementation by 2008, which has the conclusion as follows :The umbrella legislation (Presidential Decree) on GHS Implementation need to be reviewed on a broader basisDeveloping of GHS implementation/ road map with concrete timeline and financial arrangement in all related institutions need to be scrutinized
13 Other activities beyond GHS-UNITAR Training, incorporated of National Committee of Responsible Care Indonesia with JETRO and The Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS) comprising 3 levels (Elementary, Intermediate and Advance), participant are from government institution and industry.Graduates : Elementary level= 14 persons, Intermediate level= 25 persons and Advanced level = 8 persons (thn 2006 di Jepang)
14 The capacity building program to implement GHS GHS Seminar / Meeting / Tech. DicussionGHS Workshop Elementary/ Basic LevelGHS Workshop Intermediate LevelGHS Workshop Advance Level*)11 March 2004(125 participants)12 March 2004(60 participants)4 Oct 2004(135 participants)5 – 6 Oct 2004(15 participants)16 Feb 2005 *7 – 8 Oct 200414–15 Feb2005*17–18 Feb2005*25–29 July 2005(12 participants)12–16 Dec 2005(10 participants)Organized by JETRO and AOTS* of Japan in cooperation with KN-RCI. GHS Instructor Training (ASEN-3) held in AOTS Tokyo, Feb , 2005 (4 participants from Indonesia) and ASEN-1, starting now until September 15, The output is trainers from ASEAN countries who can give a lecture on the GHS fundamentals and specifics.
15 Achievement in Developing Resources on GHS 250 people accomplished “A glance of GHS” training from several provinces (MOI & NADFC)24 participants in seminars on GHS800 participant in GHS socializations (from several provinces)
16 Other activities beyond GHS-UNITAR (cont…) GHS content has mentioned in several legislation, such as :- Ministry of Trade Decree No. 04/M-DAG/PER/2/2006 onDistribution and Monitoring of Hazardous Substances which isamended to be Ministry of Trade Decree No. 08/M-AG/PER/3/2006on Change of Ministry of Trade Decree No. 04/M-DAG/PER/2/2006on Distribution and Monitoring of Hazardous Substances; and- Ministry of Industry Decree No. 24/M-IND/PER/5/2006 onMonitoring of Production and Use of Hazardous SubstancesGHS socialization in central and provincesHas been discussed the mandatory and voluntary GHS Element with all related institutionsHas been translated GHS documentation (Purple Book) to Indonesian, but nowadays is still revised with expert.Booklet and leaflet on GHS are being prepared