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.
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.
Human Rights Defenders – Fighting for Freedom and Democracy
The large-scale, pro-democracy protest movements of recent years have demonstrated: Individuals take extremely high risks when they campaign for civil and human rights and for free and fair elections in states where human rights are frequently violated. Our publication is dedicated to the work of human rights defenders - pro-democracy activists, opposition politicians and their supporters, whose important work continues to go unnoticed too frequently.
Perjalanan Lestari: An Act of Sustainable Travel
As tourists, we must also contribute to achieving sustainability in the world of tourism. FNF Indonesia, in collaboration with Climate Institute, Ministry of Law and Human Rights, and TelusuRI aim to promote the creation of sustainable travel by conducting a series of workshops titled “Sekolah Telusuri: Perjalanan Lestari”.
Nurturing Equality Early in PAUD Inklusi
Unlike in most Indonesian school, abled and differently abled children can learn together in the same classroom in PAUD Inklusi. In this article, our student press workshop participant, Nimatul Faizah, spoke to Ibu Nani, as she showed her the inclusive preschool; a project that she founded to ensure special needs children will get the rights she did not have.
Why the Community of Sedulur Sikep and Kendeng Want to Preserve the Environment?
Amidst increasing intolerance and religious violence in Indonesia, religious leaders of Kendeng preach about unity, non-violence, and preserving their beloved mother earth, as they fight against the cement factories that threaten their source of life.