Monthly Archives: October 2014

President Jokowi Asked to Push his Ministers to be Transparent in Budget


Jakarta, – The Step of President Joko Widodo or familiarly called Jokowi soliciting advice from Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and Indonesian Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) related to the formation of cabinet composition is appropriate considered. But it should not stop there. It is better if it will be accompanied with efforts of Jokowi to clamp down on the use …

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Minister of Maritime and Fisheries Affairs Wants Data Transparency


Jakarta – Joint meeting between Minister for Economic Affairs and the Ministry of Maritime will discuss a lot of things. One of them is the transparency of marine data to the public. “We’ve been searching small fishermen, nice coast. I’ve got the data of large ships that now being big issue,” said Minister of Maritime and Fisheries Affairs Susi Pudjiastuti in …

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Transparency of Jakarta District Parliament, Right of the People!


Observers of Constitutional Law, Refly Harun, asserted that the civil society as a direct voters have the right “to press” the Jakarta District Parliament. “Build our triangle, local government, regional head, and District Parliament. Our civil society have not been strong,” said Refly, when being speaker of public discussion of the Youth Pledge openness in the Jakarta District Parliament, on …

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Information Commission Act Being Sued to Court Constitutional due to Independency

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The existence of Information Commission started to be questioned by some parties. It is due to independency of Information Commission which has been established as an independent agency is not fully independent. On that matter, a number of parties who are commissioners of Information Commission and several commissioners of provincial filed a judicial review to the Court Constitutional (MK). Through …

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General Elections Commission Targeting the PKPU on Openness Finish at the End of Month

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Efforts to strengthen the openness in the General Elections Commission (KPU) still continue to be encouraged. After 2014 election and before the implementation of districts election in 2015 become the right momentum to set up the infrastructure on this subject. There are four main agenda to encourage the openness in the Commission including the ratification of the General Elections Commission …

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International Right to Know Day

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Sept. 28 is International Right to Know Day, a day to celebrate the right of citizens to access information held by public bodies (the right to information or RTI). Originally proclaimed on Sept. 28, 2002, International Right to Know Day is now formally recognized in countries around the world with activities ranging from conferences, prize-giving ceremonies, online discussions (the Centre …

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FoINI Considered that the Information Commission Performance is Poor


Celebrating Right to Know Day (September 28th, 2014) Freedom of Information Network Indonesia (FoINI) expresses disappointment at the performance of Information Commission 2013-2017 period. FoINI assessed that Information Commission has perform badly, even potentially inhibit the openness climate. Rofik Ahmad, spokesman of FoINI stated that Information Commission is supposed to be the guardian and guarantor of the civil rights to …

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