SSR (Netherlands Training Judiciary) in close cooperation with the Indonesian Judicial Training Centre (JTC) conducted their first mission in 2017 or the 8th mission within JSSP from the 16th through the 27th of January 2017. The mission was a follow up and result of activities that was conducted earlier in 2015 through 2016.
The first week, SSR delegation members Anne Tahapary, Senior Course Manager and Floor Boekhorst Leadership Course Manager focuses on training assessment of 2 topics, Spoke Person Training for Judges and Leadership Training for Chief Judges in the District Courts. The assessment was conducted together with JTC members, Agus Subroto, Head of Technical Training Centre, Tin Zuraidah, Head of Leadership Training Centre, Ennid Hasannudin Senior Trainer of JTC and Edi Yulianto, Head of Implementation of Leadership Training Centre. The delegation visited District Courts at South Jakarta, Medan, Stabat, Mataram and Praya and conducted an in-depth interview with the leaderships (chief judges, registrar, secretary) and appointed spoke person at each court to identify the needs of knowledge, skills and attitude including methodology that they should deliver in the training base on the challenges found in the field. The Spoke Persons Training will be further developed in the second week of the mission. As for the leadership training, the development will continue in April 2017.
The second week, Remco Van Tooren, Vice Chairman of the Board of SSR, Tonnie Hulman Director of SSR and Nicole Vandesande, Course Manger for Spoke Person Training joined the delegation. On the first day, facilitated by Remco and Tonnie, JTC continue in formulating their vision and mission. Echelon 2, 3 and 4 of the technical, leadership training center and research center with a total of 29 people attended the one day workshop.
The following day, the delegation of SSR were received by the Chief Justice of the Indonesian Supreme Court, Vice Chief Justice of Non-Judicial and Chief of Chamber of Human Resource Development. SSR presented the findings and recommendation of work process and work load analysis as the follow up of earlier organization assessment that was presented to the Supreme Court at the end of 2015. The presentation also led to the discussion of how SSR in 2017 could assist further in refining JTC’s strategic planning based on SSR’s experience as a Judicial Training Institute and implement innovative management to strengthen the management capacity of JTC.
Anne Tahapary and Nicole Vandesande together with JTC further developed the curriculum for the Spoke Persons Training, based on the findings of training needs in the first week. It was a 2 days’ workshop attended by a small team of JTC consists of Agus Subroto, Head of Technical Training Centre, Ennid Hasanuddin, Yasardin and Slamet Sarwo Edy whom are Senior Trainers of JTC, Endang Suryadi Sub Head of Program and Wiwik Windarwati, Sub Head of Implementation. The workshops resulted in a draft curriculum of the spokes persons training. The team will continue the development of training materials with SSR using long distance communication media and by July 2017 a Training of Trainers will be delivered.
General information of JSSP
The Judicial Sector Support Program is a response to requests from the Indonesian Supreme Court, the Judicial Commission and the Attorney General’s Office to further strengthen the Rule of Law in Indonesia. It consist of 3 (inter-related) components:
Component I: Judicial Training component
Component II: Mahkamah Agung component
Component III: Court budgeting component
In the program the various key institutions (MahkamahAgung and HogeRaad; Judicial Training Institute under Mahkamah Agung, Attorney General’s Office Training Body and Stichting Studiecentrum Rechtspleging; Komisi Yudisial and Raad voor de Rechtspraak) and experts in the judiciary and the public prosecution will cooperate around the following issues: institutional support to the Judicial Training Institute under the Mahkamah Agung and the Training Body of the Attorney General’s Office promoting legal certainty and increasing judicial skills in selected areas of law; strengthening the chamber system in the Mahkamah Agung; and elaborating a more rational budget formulation mechanism for Indonesian courts. In the implementation the institutions will also be supported by experts from academic institutions and NGOs like the Van Vollenhoven Institute of Leiden University.
The program is managed by the Center for International Legal Cooperation in The Hague in partnership with the Indonesian Institute for Independent Judiciary (LeIP) in Jakarta.