Advancing the Indonesian Fight Against Corruption through Collective Action, Education, and Training.
HomeAdvancing the Indonesian Fight Against Corruption through Collective Action, Education, and Training.
Project: Advancing the Indonesian Fight Against Corruption
Name of Integrity Partner: East-West Centern cooperation with the Indonesian Institute for Independent Judiciary (LeIP)
Country of Implementation: Indonesia
Duration: 4 Years
This project addresses three of the most pressing issues in the ongoing efforts to combat endemic corruption in Indonesia:
uneven performance of the new regional Anti-Corruption Courts (ACC) that were created to replace a single centralized ACC
a confused and inadequate legal frame- work for the protection of whistle-blowers and justice collaborators in corruption cases, and
ineffective measures to address wide- spread corruption in the private sector and, more specifically, shortcomings in compliance regimes and internal protection for the whistleblowers
This is an opportune time to address these issues because the Indonesian government has identified “effective prevention and eradication of corruption” as a national priority, beginning in 2019.
To begin to achieve this goal, the Government enacted the National Strategy for the Prevention and Eradication of Corruption and announced that the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) will lead its implementation.
The project’s three objectives will respond directly to the Indonesian need for support in a broad range of anti-corruption activities.
The East-West Center (EWC) was established by the United States Congress in 1960 and serves as a resource for information and analysis on critical issues of common concern, bringing people together to exchange views, build expertise, and develop policy options. Headquartered in Honolulu with an office in Washington, DC, the EWC is a non-profit organization that promotes better relations and understanding among the people of the Asia-Pacific region through cooperative study, research, and dialogue. The EWC’s 21-acre Honolulu campus, adjacent to the University of Hawaii at Manoa, is located midway between Asia and the United States mainland and features research, residential and international conference facilities. The EWC brings together more than 3,000 individuals per year from around the world to participate in its programs and has 65,000+ alumni.
The Indonesian Institute for Independent Judiciary (LeIP) is an NGO focused on judicial sector reform. Its work is founded on the belief that an independent, accountable and transparent judiciary must be achieved in partnership between civil society, the judiciary, government and other stakeholders.