The Role of the Ministry of State Secretariat in Implementing Vision and Mission of President On South-South Cooperation and Triangular
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 03:01

Translated by Eka S. Chie

“We will strengthen the role of Indonesia in global and regional cooperation to build mutual understanding between civilizations, promote democracy and world peace, boost South-South development cooperation, and solve global problems that threaten mankind.”

- Joko Widodo, The President of Republic of Indonesia -

(Conveyed in G-20 Summit in China on 4th – 5th September 2016)

South-South and Triangular Cooperation had been around since 1960s, started from the establishment of G-77 (under UNCTAD) in 1967, Buenos Aires Action Plan of Action (BAPA) on Technical Cooperation Among Developing Countries (TCDC) in 1978, the establishment of Special Unit for TCDC (UNDP) and changed to Special Unit for South-South Cooperation (SSC) 1981, Paris Declaration 2005, The Accra Agenda 2008, Jakarta Commitment on Aid for Development Effectiveness 2009, South-South Cooperation Commemoration UNEP-Nairobi, and High Level Forum 2011, The overall agreements marked globally the important stages of development of South-South and Triangular Cooperation.


Indonesia as one of Non-Aligned Movement (GNB) initiator has been actively involved in efforts to help developing countries, whether through capacity-building assistance, dispatch of expertise, and equipment assistance since 1980s (at the time known as Technical Assistance). In order to facilitate coordination of “Technical Assistance” between Ministry/Institution (K/L), the Government issued Decree of the Cabinet Presidential No. 68 of 1981 on the Establishment of Coordinating Committee for Technical Cooperation Overseas (PPKTLN) with the Bureau of Technical Cooperation of Foreign Affairs as Secretariat (currently it is under the Cabinet Secretariat). Nowadays, common terminology used “the South-South and Triangular Cooperation” (KSST).

Promoting Aceh on Tsunami Disaster Risk Management to Pacific Countries
Thursday, 22 December 2016 11:49

Translated by Eka S. Chie

Tsunami is one of the most frightening natural disaster in the world. For example, Aceh and North Sumatra was one of the area that experienced Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami in 2004. According to Liputan 6 News, The Tsunami had killed 79.940 fatalities.[1] As fellow archipelago countries, Indonesia desired to share experience and knowledge about Disaster Risk Management to Pacific countries. the sharing was put in the form of training, namely Training Tsunami Disaster Risk Management that was initiated by Training Disaster Management Research Center (TDMRC) and Ministry of State Secretariat of Indonesia,


The training of Tsunami Disaster Risk Management was held on 10 – 20 August 2016, Banda Aceh. Participants came from 4 countries, namely 5 people from Timor-Leste, 3 people from Fiji, 1 person from Vanuatu and 2 addition people from Indonesia. The training was not only in the class, but also provided in field trip, so that participants could see and interact with local resident of Aceh post-tsunami. The training was aimed to Sharing experience and knowledge on Disaster Risk Management particularly Tsunami to Pacific Countries.


Scoping Mission on ICT to Timor-Leste
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 07:59

Translated by Eka Septiani Chie


The Scoping Mission on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) was held in Dili, Timor Leste on 1-4 May 2016, aimed to follow through South-South and Triangular Cooperation action plan between Indonesia, Timor-Leste and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in the field of ICT training for 30 Timor-Leste participants which being implemented on Center of Training and Development of Information and Communication Technology (BPPTIK), Ministry of Communication and Information Technology  of Indonesia at Cikarang, West Java.

The delegation of Indonesia was led by Mrs. Rika Kiswardani as Head of Bureau for Foreign Technical Cooperation of  Ministry of State Secretariat, Mr. Nusirwan as Director of Center of training and Development of Information and Communication Technology for Ministry of Communication and Information Technology in Cikarang, Mr. Mukhammad Fahrurozi as Head of South-South Technical Cooperation and Triangular Division for Ministry of State Secretariat, Mrs. Erly Wijayani as Head of Section Directorate for International Treaty on Economic and Socio Cultural Affairs for Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Rizqi Adri Muhammad as Head of Section Directorate of Technical Cooperation for Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Ni Kadek Yuni Ernawati as Official of the Directorate of East Asia and Pasific Affairs for Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Hamdani Pratama as Offical of BPPTIK Cikarang for Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Mr. Indriyatno Banyumurti as IT Expert of Chelonind and Mr. Lee Young In as Assistant Country Director of KOICA Indonesia Office.

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