The HSF office in Indonesia was established in 1993. Since that time numerous projects and programs have been jointly implemented with domestic and international partners throughout Indonesia. The main pillars of HSF‘s work is the justice and democracy sector, in which HSF focuses on training and capacity-building, exchange programmes, political dialogue, and public awareness raising. The promotion of democracy and the rule of law is pursued in co-operation with a diverse range of local partners.
Under the Memorandum of Understanding with the Indonesian Ministry for Law and Human Rights (Kemenkumham) HSF Jakarta is, for example, active in the areas of capacity building and knowledge transfer in respective government institutions. Civic education is carried out in cooperation with the mass organization Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and also with national student organizations. A project focusing on community policing and the management of police stations is carried out jointly with the Indonesian National Police (INP) and the police university STIK/PTIK.
HSF Indonesia also closely cooperates with the ASEAN Secretariat and particularly supports the environmental education activities and programmes of ASEAN.
The Indonesia office of the Hanns Seidel Foundation works in the service of democracy, peace and development. This means that our vision and mission is to improve, strengthen, and utilize human capacities – always taking into account the social, political, cultural, and economic realities in Indonesia.
The Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) is a German foundation, committed to the promotion of the values of humanism and democracy. HSF has more than fifty years of experience in civic education in Germany, and it has established international project offices all over the world... More ...