Main Partner (according to Memorandum of understanding)

Coordinating Ministry of Human Development and Culture

Kemenko PMK (Kementerian Koordinator Pembangunan Manusia dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia) is the Coordinating Ministry of Human Development and Culture. As one of the four Coordinating Minstries in Indonesia the following line ministries are under its jurisdiction: Ministry of Social Affairs, Ministry of Education and Culture, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Village and remote areas, Ministry of Religion, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Ministry of Women Empowerment & Child protection and Ministry of youth and sports. Visit partner site

Other Partners

Dewan Jaminan Sosial Nasional (DJSN)

DJSN (National Social Security Council)’s primary task is to assist the President of the Republic of Indonesia in formulating the general policy and synchronizing the implementation of the national social security system in Indonesia. DJSN provides the general policy framework on the membership, fee, and benefit of each program for guiding the BPJS (Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial or the Social Security Provider), a public agency established to implement the social security program. Additionally DJSN is assigned with the task of monitoring and evaluation the implementation of social security system. Visit partner site

Ministry of Manpower

Kementerian Ketenagakerjaan Republik Indonesia is in charge for the comprehensive policy planning and implementation in the productivity and competitiveness of the Indonesian manpower, increasing the job opportunity and placement, improving the industrial relations and the social security of the workers, and monitoring the workers safety and health. In the previous administration this ministry was also responsible for transmigration. Visit partner site

Ministry of Village, Development of Disadvantaged Regions and Transmigration

Kementerian Desa, Pembangunan Daerah Tertinggal dan Transmigrasi has the task of conducting the affairs of government in the field of rural development and rural areas, rural community empowerment, accelerating the development of disadvantaged areas, and transmigration. As mandated by the Law of Village the focus of current administration is to build nations integrity from the periphery, the village becomes the subject of development, implemented by the community. Transmigration also plays the key role as it entails community transfers from one place to another. Hence the preparation for transmigration settlement and infrastructure is crucial. Visit partner site

The Directorate General of Culture, Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia

The directorate general of culture (Direktorat Jenderal Kebudayaan) is responsible for policy formulation in the sector of culture, film, art, tradition, history, museum, and national cultural heritage. During the administration of President Joko Widodo, culture is seen as the way of change towards the sovereign and independent Indonesia. In order to safeguard the Revolusi Mental, developing Indonesia as the maritime axis, and building the country from the periphery, culture plays an integral part. Visit partner site

Implementing Partners

Association of Independent Journalist (AJI)

Since its establishment, Association of Independent Journalist (AJI) has committed to fight for public rights for information and press freedom. AJI also focuses on creating a healthy press climate, marked by journalists that are professional, ethical, and independent, which can only be achieved upon receiving decent welfare. To build such commitments, AJI run programs focusing on socializing the ideal value of journalism and raising the awareness of the socio-economic rights of the journalists through training, discussion, research and publication, as well as legal advocacy. Visit partner site

Tempo Institute

Tempo Institute is part of the Tempo Group, known as the independence and competence. Stepping up to the challenge of contemporary journalism and democracy in Indonesia which often is wide open and limitless, Tempo Institute not only focus on the journalist, but dedicate in developing journalism in general and comprehensive. Answering the rapid development of journalism, including the online and citizen journalism, Tempo Institute aims to adapt and anticipate the communication gap within the community through various trainings, research, publication, and discussion. Visit partner site


SEKNAS FITRA or National Secretariat of the Indonesian Forum for Budget Transparency is a Jakarta based advocacy NGO established in 1999, which serves as a watchdog organization focusing on government spending and budgeting at both the national and local levels. Its aims include increased transparency of the entire budget process and citizen involvement. SEKNAS FITRA’s activities include analysis of the state budget, increasing public awareness of budget accountability issues, advocating for budget transparency, and legal reform to make financial regulations more transparent, accountable and participatory. Recent publications include the Budget Allocation Disclosure Index of Indonesian Ministries and the Indonesian Open Budget Survey 2012. Visit partner site

Perkumpulan Prakarsa

Perkumpulan Prakarsa - Welfare Initiative for Better Societies - works to gather and explore innovative ideas for welfare improvement through independent study and active engagement with the stakeholders; through analysis and capacity building on various broad issues relating to welfare. The partner cooperation of Prakarsa includes government, parliament, financial authority, civil society, private sectors, and international organizations. Visit partner site

University of Indonesia

Universitas Indonesia (UI) is a state university in Depok, West Java and Salemba, Jakarta, Indonesia. Universitas Indonesia is the oldest tertiary-level educational institution in Indonesia (known as the Dutch East Indies when UI was established). UI is generally considered as the most prestigious university in Indonesia, along with Bandung Institute of Technology and Gadjah Mada University. In the 2015/2016 QS World Universities Ranking, UI is ranked 1st in Indonesia, 79th in Asia and 358th in the world. Visit partner site

Atmajaya University

Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia is an institute of higher learning in Jakarta which was founded by Atma Jaya Foundation on June 1, 1960. The main campus is located at Semanggi area, South Jakarta and the other campus is located in Pluit, North Jakarta and Bumi Serpong Damai, Tangerang. According to a survey by GlobeAsia Magazine in 2008 Atma Jaya was ranked third among all private universities in Indonesia. While the survey of Tempo magazine (Indonesia) from 2005 to 2007 put Atma Jaya in the top ten best universities in Indonesia. The General Directorate of Higher Education categorizes Atma Jaya in 50 Promising Indonesian Universities out of 2864 higher education institutions in Indonesia. Visit partner site

University Gadjah Mada

Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) is a public research university located in Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Officially founded on 19 December 1949, three years after its first lecture was given on 13 March 1946, it is the oldest and largest institution of higher education in Indonesia. Comprising 18 faculties and 27 research centers, UGM offers 68 undergraduate, 23 diploma, 104 master and specialist, and 43 doctorate study programs, ranging from the Social Sciences to Engineering. The basic principles of UGM was Tri Dharma Perguruan Tinggi; namely the education, research, and community service. Visit partner site

University Tarumanagara

The Tarumanagara Urban Laboratory serves as the center of research to the Graduate Program of Urban Planning and Real Estate at the Tarumanagara University, Jakarta. It was first established in collaboration with Jakarta Community Development Institute to support, develop courses, and provide up to date research support for the graduate program, including developing knowledge about data networks and mapping the urban parts of Jakarta. Being one of the few department majoring in Urban Planning, Tarumanagara University strives to become reference for other researchers or academia as well as nurturing the good relations with the city government of Jakarta and other policy-making stakeholders. Visit partner site

Indonesia Research and Strategic Analysis (IRSA)

IRSA (Indonesia Research and Strategic Analysis) is a non-profit consulting company based in Jakarta. IRSA focuses on providing research and analysis on the area of economic policy and development. Our missions are supporting government, private sector and civil societies to formulate policies and business plans through research, studies, and consultation.

Prakarsa Desa

Badan Prakarsa Pemberdayaan Desa dan Kawasan (BP2DK or the Initiative for Village and Regions Empowerment Council), also popularly known as Prakarsa Desa (the Village Initiative), works to improve the quality of statehood and national development through strengthening the villages in various regions in Indonesia. Prakarsa Desa’s ultimate goal would be a Village and Region-Based Integrated National Development, which can be achieved by assisting the villages with better village-governance through information technology and communication.
The heart of Prakarsa Desa’s activities can be summarized into several key areas: active participation and empowerment of the village citizens in the village development; connecting the village government with provincial and national government to create a sustainable synergy; pushing for village transformation in accordance with state ideology of Pancasila and the national constitution UUD 1945; and prioritizing the periphery area by strengthening the villages at the forefront / border areas.

Rujak Center for Urban Studies

Rujak Center for Urban Studies (RCUS) is a think-act tank founded on May 1st, 2010 works for transition of cities and regions towards ecological sustainability. It works at different layers from practical projects in the field to policy recommendation through research and believes in co-production of practices and knowledge as commons for all. RCUS also works together with communities to generate innovative knowledge and practices to form sustainable cities and regions. RCSUS is shaped by the different experiences and background of its co-founders who have been doing multitude of research, capacity building, and policy advocacy in more than 3 decades. Through practices, RCUS realizes that changes require designed steps, bigger magnitude, and collaboration, long-term commitments, perseverance, and serious organizing.

Pusat Studi Islam dan Kenegaraan Indonesia (PSIK-Indonesia)

PSIK-Indonesia or Center for Islam and State Studies is an independent and interdisciplinary research center established in 2005. PSIK – Indonesia committed towards the development and advancement of an open Islamic thinking. It also envisions the transformation of the Islamic society in Indonesia towards a democratic Islamic society which respects civil rights. Based on the vision, PSIK-Indonesia committed to interdisciplinary research on topics related to Islam, the state, and humanities. PSIK-Indonesia also supports the good governance in policy making and seeks to foster wide understanding on Islam and state issues based on the spirit of humanities.

Trade Union Rights Center (TURC)

TURC is a center of labor study and advocacy which supports the Indonesian unions with capacity development, advocacy and research. Since its founding in 2004, TURC committed to be the knowledge center on labor issues; to provide information, raise the public awareness, and increase the human resource capacity of the labor activists (formal and informal). TURC has been actively providing training and advocacy using the bottom up approach, on policy making and legal matter, as well as to communities. TURC also strives to engage in the multi-stakeholder dialogue to ensure a just and balanced industrial relations. The issues that TURC are working on are among others: the wage system, collective bargaining, health and job safety, job security, social security, domestic workers, industrial dispute in some industrial sectors such as manufacturing, and palm oil plantation.

Pusat Studi Hukum dan Kebijakan Indonesia (PSHK)

PSHK or Indonesian Center of Law and Policies Studies was established in 1998 under the umbrella of the Indonesian Foundation for Law and Policy Studies (YSHK). The Foundation intends to help drive several efforts of legal reform in Indonesia after the 1998 reformation.
PSHK conducts various research and advocacy work that have contributed significantly towards the improvement of law in Indonesia. With an average of 10 research activities each year, PSHK has established a good reputation in research along with several ministries, parliamentary institutions, and judicial institutions in Indonesia. PSHK also actively conducts legal advocacy activities in cooperation with several non-governmental organizations, especially in the issues of legal enforcement, anticorruption, human rights, environmental sustainability, alignments towards marginalized communities. In addition, PSHK also continuously builds expertise and conducts legislative drafting training.


Martabat is an organization providing legal and management consultancy on the issue of social security and public health policy. Established in 2009. The founder of Martabat then established; an online platform providing information on the implementation of social security and health service aiming at supporting the implementation of national social security system in Indonesia. Representing experts, the founder, and the executive director of Martabat is also member of the National Social Security Council (DJSN).

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