Democratic Governance

  • Transitional Multi-Donor Fund for Aid For Development Effectiveness (TMDF-A4DE)

    Following the signing of Jakarta Commitment on 12 January 2009, the Government of Indonesia (GOI) established the Aid for Development Effectiveness Secretariat (A4DES) in the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) which responsible for providing support in facilitation, coordination and monitoring of the coordinated activities to realise the objectives of the Jakarta Commitment...

  • Strengthening Women’s Participation and Representation in Governance in Indonesia (SWARGA)

    Indonesia has signed up to constitutional, political and institutional reforms in order to give women a greater place in public life. As a result, the country reached its highest number of women’s representation with 18 per cent of women elected in the House of Representatives in 2009 compared to 11.8 per cent in the 2004...

  • The Strengthening Access to Justice (SAJI)

    Indonesia registers only 17 percent of its vulnerable population with access to legal service while the poorer provinces throughout the Eastern part of the country has only as low as 10 percent of capacity in bringing cases to court. For the most part, this issue was caused by limited income of the communities that has hindered the access to pursue legal action through the formal justice system. The level of awareness to the legal aid service provided free of charge by the Government has proven to be low with as much as 96.5 percent of the Supreme Court’s IDR 34.5 billion legal aid budget had remained untouched in 2011...

  • Indonesian Democracy Index (IDI)

    The democracy transition which took place in 1999 has brought about some progressive changes that started with the democratic election in 1999 whereby new political parties took part in the general elections and subsequently paved the way for the presidential election in 2004. The country which has rolled out decentralization governance throughout 33 provinces and over 500 districts and municipalities has now function with the Regional Representative Council and reformed its basic political laws towards a full democracy...

  • The Legal Empowerment and Assistance for the Disadvantaged (LEAD)

    The Legal Empowerment and Assistance for the Disadvantaged (LEAD) Project was designed to target poor and marginalized citizens in order to promote greater access to justice for all...

  • Support for Reform of the Justice Sector in Indonesia (SUSTAIN)

    Support for Reform of the Justice Sector in Indonesia (SUSTAIN) is a 5 year project with the overall objective of enhancing public trust in the judicial system through support to the Government of Indonesia in strengthening the rule of law. The specific objective is to inc­rease the transparency, integrity and accountability of the judiciary and the quality of justice services delivered to the people.