Indonesia is the biggest country in South East Asia, which has a huge population and number of islands. The foreign relation get important regarding to manage the international affairs. In order to maintain the international affair, Indonesia government need the best embasador. This person have to smart, high leadership, well in speaking (sure!!), and and large experience on it. It is Sudjadnan Parnohadiningrat.
Ambassador Parnohadiningrat has had a distinguished career in Indonesia’s Foreign Service. He has been with the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia since 1981. Prior to his assignment as Ambassador to the United States, he was Secretary General of the Department of Foreign Affairs, from 2002 to 2006. During his tenure as Secretary General, he was appointed as Senior Official Meeting (SOM) Leader for Asia Africa Summit; Indonesian SOM Leader for ASEAN as well as Chairman of the Third Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Preparatory Committee of the 2005 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty.
He was Ambassador to Australia and Vanuatu, from May 2001 to April 2002 and Director for International Organizations, Department of Foreign Affairs, from 1999 to 2001. In 1999, he was assigned as Secretary for the Task Force of the Implementation of the East Timor Referendum; Minister Counselor at the Indonesian Permanent Mission in New York, from 1996 to 1998; First Secretary/Counselor at the Indonesian Permanent Mission in Geneva, from 1989 to 1992; and Third Secretary/Second Secretary at the Indonesian Permanent Mission in Geneva and Vienna, from 1982 to1986.
The Ambassador received his degree in International Relations from Gajah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia and attended a Master Program at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University in New York, USA.
Pic: Teh Neneng, Pak Ubay, Thiara, Ms. Sudjadnan, Mr. Sudjadnan, Erda and Mbak Ninik
The Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the United States, Sudjadnan Parnohadiningrat, visit Hawaii on Sunday, October 6, 2007 and speak about “The Change of Indonesian Image in the World”. He spoke for 30 minute at 7 pm in Tokai University.
Beside gave the speech, Parnohadiningrat joint the “Break Fasting Together” which maintain by Permias (The Indonesian Student Association in United Stated). In that occasion he joint the Poco Poco dance and took a part in sang together. (*Erda)