The year 2021 is a special year for ASEAN and China as we commemorate the 30th anniversary of ASEAN China – Dialogue Relations that was established in 1991. In light of this, FPCI recognizes the importance of continuing the study. Therefore, we will be conducting the second annual survey, “ASEAN – China Survey 2021: Assessing Three Decades of Partnership.”Continue reading
FPCI Public Discussion on Indonesia’s 6-Month Economic and Political Review 2021
Despite the disruptions it entails, COVID-19 has brought about a great opportunity for reforms in many sectors. However, Indonesia seems to be slow in adapting to these changes. The manufacturing sector may have positive expansion since October 2020, but Indonesia’s economy should not rely only on that sector alone to reach a 4.5 percent growth at the end of 2021 and above 5.0 percent in 2022 as planned. Indonesia also witnessed several political dynamics such as the launch of a sovereign wealth fund and changes in the cabinet’s nomenclature that raised many questions.Continue reading
Ambassadorial Lecture – Updates on the EU’s New Strategy for Cooperation with the Indo-Pacific Region: What Does It Mean for the EU-Indonesia Relations?
In early June, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell visited Jakarta and he presented the EU’s strategy for cooperation in the Indo-Pacific. He set out the EU’s strong engagement, working with partners to help keep the regional order open and rules-based.
In accordance with that, FPCI and the Delegation of the European Union in Jakarta have the pleasure to conduct the FPCI Ambassadorial Lecture with H.E. Vincent Piket with the theme “Updates on the EU’s New Strategy for Cooperation with the Indo-Pacific Region: What Does It Mean for the EU-Indonesia Relations?” that took place on Thursday, 24 June 2021.Continue reading
Halo China! Video Competition
Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Jakarta are in cooperation once again to bring back the Halo China video competition in the year 2021! This year, the competition will focus on the theme, “Indonesia-China Solidarity Against COVID-19.”Continue reading
Land clearing for palm oil plantations jeopardises Indonesia’s climate commitments, harms rural communities: report
The clearing of natural forests for the expansion of palm oil plantations in Indonesia is putting its commitment to reducing emissions at risk, according to a new report, while also causing the loss of land and livelihoods among the country’s rural communities.Continue reading
New Southern Policy for a Peaceful, Stable and Prosperous ASEAN Region
Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI) and Korea Foundation (KF) have successfully convened the Indonesia-Korea New Southern Policy Young Professionals Lab on 24-25 May 2021. The NSP Young Professionals Lab is a comprehensive program that specifically seeks to promote, incentivize, and increase the number of policy briefs on the Republic of Korea’s NSP coming from the Indonesian young professional community—emerging young academicians, researchers, experts, and policymakers. Selected young professionals were gathered to provide innovative and concrete policy recommendations to enhance the realization of NSP goals in target countries, especially Indonesia.Continue reading
UK calls on Indonesia to set out roadmap to net zero emissions
Speaking to the Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia (FPCI) on Wednesday, Sharma said: “Every G7 nation has agreed to ambitious 2030 emissions reductions target, the net zero by 2050. But what we need is for everyone to move forward on that, and clearly we need G20 countries, including Indonesia, to move forward.”Continue reading
#Indonesia4Climate Video Competition
In preparation for COP-26, FPCI together with the Embassies of UK, Italy and Sweden in Jakarta are pleased to host a nationwide online video competition open for Indonesian youth. This video competition aims to enhance awareness of climate change as well as encourage acts of kindness for the environment among the Indonesian public.Continue reading