Indonesia’s top diplomat has defended the inevitability of keeping all channels of communication open in seeking solutions to the political crisis that has split Myanmar, insisting that it is an important step…
In an unexpected announcement, Joko Widodo this month called upon Indonesia’s military and police leadership to “improve supervision to ensure that the implementation of the… ITE Law can be in compliance with the principle of accountability and provide the public sense of justice”.
Australia’s new policy is to ‘shape’ our strategic environment. It’s ironic that as Canberra embraces shaping, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has quietly dropped its review of Australia’s soft power.
Indonesia’s NAP CVE as an Instrument of a Gendered Non-Traditional Security Approach in Indo Pacific
Indonesia’s new National Plan of Action on Countering Violent Extremism that Leads to Terrorism aims to involve both government and civil organisations in a comprehensive counter-terrorism strategy.
Communication remains at the heart of effective diplomacy. The inability for formal and informal diplomatic conversations to take place online has provided considerable challenges to international affairs.
Indonesia is pushing back against violent extremism by introducing a presidential regulation to let civil societies and communities receive empowerment training to help their neighbourhoods.
Like many world leaders, Indonesian President Joko Widodo is hoping that 2021 will be a bounce-back year after a terrible 2020. This week he is scheduled to become the first Indonesian vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, kicking off an ambitious plan to vaccinate more than 180 million people in just 15 months.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has made what analysts have described as a bold move in nominating a Christian police chief to replace outgoing chief Gen. Idham Azis amid a recent surge of sectarianism in the country.
With the next National Police chief soon to be appointed by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, experts expect that clearing up unsolved cases of alleged excess violence by police personnel in the past year will be a critical test for the new leadership.
On December 30, Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s government moved to ban the Islamic Defenders Front (Front Pembela Islam, FPI), one of the most prominent hardline Islamist groups in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country.