Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994

SPECIAL EVENTS

Special Events

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 Maritime and Coastal Resources

April 5, 2011

Indonesia has a total maritime area of 5.8 million sq km and coastline of some 81, 000 km, and is rich in maritime natural resources. This sector can be one of the substantial economic movers in the years to come. In addition, Indonesia has 18 % of the world’s total reefs. It has more than…

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Do Islamic parties become more moderate when included in politics?: The Prosperous Justice Party in Indonesia

April 5, 2011

Radical Islamic parties are said to become more moderate once included in electoral politics. The exact dynamics and conditions of this moderation process remain unclear, however. The talk is looking at the conditions for the moderation of Islamic parties by examining the political trajectory of the Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) since 1998. In his presentation,…

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Re-engaging with Indonesia: The Peace Corps

April 5, 2011

In their Joint Declaration of the new U.S.-Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership, Presidents Obama and Yudhoyono said they viewed strong people-to-people relations at the “core” of the partnership, and placed great emphasis on educational exchanges.  The Peace Corps plays an essential role in the pattern of strengthened bilateral educational contacts with Indonesia.  In December 2009, Peace Corps…

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Launching of the "American Batik" Design Competition

April 5, 2011

The Embassy of Indonesia proudly presents  “American Batik” Design Competition: The Spirit of America in the Heritage of Batik. The Ambassador of Indonesia to the United States, Dr. Dino Patti Djalal and Mrs. Rosa Rai Djalal are pleased to invite you to the launching of the“American Batik” Design Competition on Friday, April 8th, from 6:30 pm…

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