USINDO Special Events are half-day or full-day events where participants examine major trends in the United States and Indonesia, welcome newly assigned Ambassadors/special envoys to each country, or explore core political and economic developments in US and Indonesia. These events bring Indonesians, Americans, and other scholars together to discuss in-depth topical issues. The Society is also humbled to work in a concerted joint effort with other NGOs, both Indonesian and American, to carry out these events.
Indonesia’s democratic consolidation has led to the transformation of its national legislature (DPR RI) into a more functional and powerful legislative branch of the government. The DPR RI has recently re-launched its Indonesia-United States Caucus (DPR RI Indonesia – U.S. Caucus) and is seeking to play an important role as part of the increasingly developed…Read More >
The Indonesian reformasi era ushered in a more vibrant, independent press that has contributed significantly to the nation’s democratic deepening over the last two and a half decades. Although challenges to a truly free press remain, the Indonesian press has become an influential fourth pillar of democracy, rendering it critical in fighting corruption, forming public…Read More >
Mr. Joseph Yun Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Date: Friday, March 2, 2012 Time: 07:30 a.m. – 08:45 a.m. Venue: Jakarta, Indonesia (For security purposes, registered attendees will be notified of the exact location on Wednesday.) Cost: Rp. 250,000 (member) Rp. 300,000 (non-member) (Payments will…Read More >
A fuller understanding of Indonesia’s election laws, the changes being debated, and how they may affect the 2014 elections is essential for any informed observer of the elections. Recently, new electoral laws have been passed and others are being debated in parliament that will have a significant impact on the legislative and presidential elections in…Read More >