Indonesia Programme News

Published Oct. 29, 2014 11:29 AM

A five-day program consisting of a human rights training component, introduction to the new village law, and discussion on the impacts of palm oil production in the sub-district, was carried out in Paju Epat subdistrict 22-26 September 2014.

Published Sep. 25, 2014 3:27 PM

Gisle Kvanvig of the Vietnam Programme and Knut D. Asplund of the Indonesia Programme at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights presented their programme’s cooperation with the Vietnam People's Police Force and the Armed Forces of Indonesia (TNI) respectively at the conference “Human rights and the security sector in the Asia Pacific” in Bangkok from September 15 to 17, 2014.

Published Sep. 25, 2014 3:17 PM

For the seventh consecutive year the Indonesia Programme at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights in Cooperation with FRR Law Office Jakarta have run a training course in the law of armed conflict and human rights for the Indonesian Army’s Special Forces, Kopassus from September 8 to 11. This time the training took place in the in quarters of Group 3 of Kopassus in Cijantung in the outskirts of Jakarta. Group 3 is a specially selected unit specialising in anti-terror, unconventional warfare and intelligence.

Published Aug. 22, 2014 4:22 PM

In cooperation with the Jakarta-based Institute for Ecosoc Rights, the Indonesia Programme has conducted a range of activities in the province of East Nusa Tenggara between 2008 and 2011, aiming to increase civil society's capacity to work for human rights.

Marek Linha, a master student at NCHR has taken a closer look at the results achieved.

Published Aug. 22, 2014 4:17 PM

Among the Indonesians attending the course in 2013 were Sri Puji Astuti and Elisabeth Siahaan from the Directorate General of Human Rights in the Ministry of Law and Human Rights as well as Tody Baskoro and Dinie S.M. Arief from the Directorate of Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Also Muktiono from the Brawijaya University and Roy Irawan from the Muhammadiyah University in Malang attended the course.