Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994


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.

Update on the State of the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI)

May 20, 2011

Colonel Haseman is well known to USINDO’s friends and supporters for the depth of his knowledge on the Indonesian armed forces.  He has just returned from two weeks in Jakarta, Indonesia and Dili, East Timor, where he had a chance to speak at length with senior government officials, retired senior military officers, as well as U.S.…

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Global Challenges for Indonesia's Education in the 21st Century

May 12, 2011

In collaboration with The United States – Indonesia Society, the Indonesian Leadership Foundation would like to invite you to our inaugural event, a panel discussion on the importance of US-Indonesian educational partnerships and how they benefit Indonesians in facing global challenges. The panel will address educational exchanges in the context of the Comprehensive Partnership, the…

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Political Groupings Toward 2014: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

April 28, 2011

General Luhut Pandjaitan is a well informed former General, Ambassador, and Minister, now a prominent businessman and Political Adviser to Golkar. He will provide his insights on the current political maneuverings in this early period before the 2014 presidential election, including the relations between Partai Demokrat, Partai Golkar, and others, what he sees as the factors…

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The U.S. – Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership: New Opportunities in U.S.-Indonesia Higher Education Cooperation

April 21, 2011

In November 2010, Presidents Obama and Yudhoyono officially inaugurated the US-Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership during a US state visit to Indonesia.  As expressed in their Joint Declaration, the Partnership intends to build a bilateral relationship “that transcends official exchanges and fully leverages the extraordinary talents of our strongest asset, the Indonesian and American people.”  In response…

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