The Foundation has had an office in Jakarta since 1969, the current Head of Country Office is Dr. Almut Besold. As a political foundation, we work collaboratively with our local and international partners to organize workshops, facilitate dialogue, and invite people from Asia and other regions to attend seminars in Germany. In Indonesia, the following are our fundamental pillars of work; human rights democracy, market economy, and climate change.
Living in Harmony with Living Values Education
Diversity is inherent in Indonesian identity. However, in recent years, the anti-diversity at-mosphere has increased as political dynamics have led to societal polarization. The current polarization is still very pronounced, mainly in social media timelines, especially those relat-ed to religious and ethnic sentiments.
Economic Freedom and Health Rights in Indonesia during the Covid-19 Pandemic
The government has implemented policies to limit community activities several times since positive cases of COVID-19 were found in Indonesia in early 2020. The restriction policy was deemed necessary to reduce the spread of the virus.
Three Days of Learning to Write Popular Essays on Tolerance and Freedom
The existence of social media brings new challenges for tolerance and diversity. Various views are so easily and freely produced and accessed on social media. It is easy to find narratives containing anti-freedom, intolerance, and anti-diversity ideas, even those containing descriptions of religious extremism.
Vaccination: Right or Obligation?
The acceleration of vaccination has become a strategic step for the international community amid the threat of Covid-19. This step is carried out quickly and evenly to most of the population. The hope is that herd immunity will be formed, which will prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Carbon Pricing; what are they and how do they work?
Monday, August 23, 2021, a webinar was held with the theme “The Importance of Carbon Pricing Regulation in Indonesia”. This webinar aims to provide information on matters relating to the Carbon Tax, such as Indonesia's readiness in implementing the carbon tax in terms of human resources, technology, and compliance with applicable regulations. This webinar was held online through the Zoom platform which started at 13.35 and was attended by 85 participants.
Indonesia presidential elections: Ready for the race
Who will win the next presidential elections in Indonesia? Although President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, is still ranked first in popularity and electability in prominent political pollsters, he is now in his second term and is banned by the State Constitution to run for the third term.
Circular Economy: An Economic Alternative for A Liveable World
To promote sustainability driven by innovation, FNF Indonesia, in collaboration with Kemenkumham RI, Climate Institute, Greeneration alongside Ecoxyztem held a Circular Jumpstart, a workshop about circular economy from June 5 – July 22, 2021, with the theme “Towards Smart and Sustainable Cities through Circular Practice” and was attended by 15 selected start-ups coming with various ideas and businesses.