Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994

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Indonesia's Economic Malaise: Chronic or Curable?

While still high by world standards, Indonesia’s annual GDP growth rate has been declining since 2011, when it peaked at 6.5%.   Overall trade volumes have declined since 2012, oil production is at a forty-year low, and mineral exports are down.  However, Indonesia recorded a trade surplus in the first quarter of 2015, a significant…

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Joko Widodo: A New Paradigm for Indonesian Leadership?

New Indonesian President Jokowi’s first five months in office have been a time of high hopes for a new paradigm for Indonesian governance, reform, and growth, tempered by political realities and the unanticipated developments that arise for Presidents early in their terms.  The five-month point is appropriate  to assess President Jokowi’s early progress on such…

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The U.S. Economic Recovery and Its Impact on the Global and Indonesian Economies

Recovering from the 2007-2008 financial crises, where the housing bubble burst had caused a major banking collapse, analysts are predicting more and more good tidings for 2014. A recent 2014 study that compares the U.S. recovery and other countries with banking crises shows that the U.S. is actually doing relatively well, avoiding a double-dip recession…

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USINDO Open Forum March 13: Government and Community Relations in Local Public Service Delivery: U.S.' and Indonesia’s Perspectives

  in cooperation with the Association of the Indonesian Municipalities, U.S Embassy Jakarta and @america cordially invite you to an Open Forum on Government and Community Relations in Local Public Service Delivery: U.S’. and Indonesia’s Perspectives with John E. Baker Policy and Program Development Administrator City of Tallahassee, Florida Manisha Paudel Human Relations Specialist City of…

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USINDO Jakarta Open Forum September 5 – Building Local Government Accountability: Perspective of Local Government Officials in the U.S. and Indonesia

The United States-Indonesia Society, US Embassy and Association of the Indonesian Municipalities cordially invite you to a Open Forum on Building Local Government Accountability: Perspectives from Local Governments Officials in the U.S. and Indonesia with Gary Pearlmutter Director of the Coconino County Legal Defender Coconino County, Arizona Mark S. Watson City Manager, City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee Mark…

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USINDO 2014 Indonesian Elections Open Forum Series: The Electability of Political Parties and Candidates: The 2014 Indonesian Elections

Cordially invites you to a Special Event in USINDO’s 2014 Indonesian Elections Open Forum Series Special Open Forum The Electability of Political Parties and Candidates: The 2014 Indonesian Elections with Dr. R. William (Bill) Liddle Professor Emeritus Ohio State University Wednesday, December 4 10:00 am – 11:30 am USINDO Conference Room 1625 Massachusetts Avenue NW…

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U.S. Perspective on the Science of Climate Change: How Can We Adapt to Consequences?

The U.S. Embassy, Jakarta, @america, and USINDO cordially invite you to an informative event onU.S. Perspective on the Science of Climate Change: How Can We Adapt to Consequences? with Professor Michael Brody Adjunct Professor, Department of Environmental Science American University and Dr. Amanda Katili Niode Coordinator of Communication, Information and Education Indonesian National Council on…

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USINDO's 2014 Indonesian Elections Open Forum Series – The Indonesian 2014 Electoral Process: How Does it Work? How Does it Affect the 2014 Election?

USINDO’s 2014 Indonesian Elections Open Forum Series The Indonesian 2014 Electoral Process: How Does it Work? How Does it Affect the 2014 Election? with Dr. Sarah Shair-Rosenfield    Assistant Professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies Arizona State University   Monday, September 23 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm USINDO Conference Room 1625 Massachusetts Avenue NW…

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