An alliance of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) held a dialog on December 3, 2011, to discuss Bali’s 2009 Zoning Law (RTRWP) after which they issued a declaration calling for a consistent and sustainable implementation of the law.
The dialog between 14 NGOs was held to demonstrate concern for the future of Bali. Gusti Gade Sutawa, one of the meeting participants, said: “This meeting was held as proof of concern for Bali. We do not want to see Bali increasingly destroyed by efforts to change the rules contained within the RTRWP.
The joint statement contained the following declarations:
- A statement of support for the alliance of academics, religious leaders and traditional village members calling for a consistent application of Law No.16 2009 on zoning (RTRWP).
- A call for the government of Bali to enforce and implement the RTRWP in a consistent and accountable fashion.
- A pledge among the signatories to monitor the implementation of the RTRWP in a consistent and sustainable manner.
Beritabali.com listed the following 14 NGOs as signatory to the declaration in support of Bali’s Zoning Law:
- LP3 Bali Propinsi Bali
- Gigir Manuk
- Yayasan Wisnu
- Konservasi International Indonesia
- Paras Paros
- Aliansi Masyarakat Pariwisata Bali
- Forum Study Majapahit
- Forum Peduli Bali
- Yayasan Bali Fokus
- Yayasan Tamiang Bali
- Yayasan Bali Dinamis
- Forum Gema Perdamaian
- Bali Greenery
- Yayasan Sandi Murti
[At Long Last, a Zoning Law for Bali
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