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Indonesien: Kabinettsumbildung soll Pandemiebekämpfung verbessern

Indonesien wurde von der COVID-19-Pandemie hart getroffen. Die Infektionszahlen sind in den letzten Wochen rasant angestiegen, die Positivrate bei Testungen und die Zahl der durch das COVID-19-Virus verursachten Todesfälle sind die höchsten in Südostasien. Präsident Joko Widodo will nun mit einer Kabinettsumbildung die Regierung besser für die Bewältigung der Pandemie und ihrer wirtschaftlichen und sozialen Folgen aufstellen.

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President Jokowi starts with his new cabinet in his second term

Following his successful re-election in the spring of 2019, Joko Widodo, known as Jokowi, was officially inducted as President of the Republic of Indonesia on the 20th of October 2019 in Jakarta. Three days later, he introduced his new cabinet, whose personnel composition provided some surprises.

2018 Parliamentary Elections in East Timor

For the second time within the span of a year, the citizens of East Timor have elected a new Parliament. As the parliamentary elections on 22 June 2017 failed to produce a clear majority and a stable government, the President called for a new ballot to be held on 12 May 2018. This was the fifth parliamentary elections since the country gained independence.

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

On the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Chairman of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and former President of the European Parliament, Hans-Gert Pöttering, writes:

Between Vision and Reality

Perception of the ASEAN Economic Community in Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia

From KAS International Reports 1/2016

Change in Government in the World’s Largest Muslim Country

Joko Widodo wird siebter Staatspräsident Indonesiens

From KAS International Reports 10/2014: More than 190 million Indonesians were called to the polls in July to elect a new president. The winner is Joko Widodo, Jakarta’s former governor and a favorite of the media. In order to enforce his ambitious reform agenda parliamentary and political power within his party are required. Jokowi enjoys both of these only to a limited degree.

Judicial Training in ASEAN

A Comparative Overview of Systems and Programs

As ASEAN moves forward to become a more integrated community by 2015,strengthening the capacities of ASEAN judiciaries, will be a requirement for stable and rules-based transitions throughout the region. This study, provides an overview of judicial training in the ten ASEAN member states and builds on the initial findings of the 2011 'Rule of Law for Human Rights in the ASEAN Region: A Baseline Study'. It aims to assist ASEAN judicial training institutions and other interested stakeholders in promoting cross-border collaboration on judicial training across ASEAN.

The 2013 Bundestag elections in Germany

An Election analysis by Dr. Viola Neu

The CDU achieved a particularly good result, its best since 1994. Theelection results are above all a show of trust in Chancellor Angela Merkel.Since 2005, she has found a way of appealing to voters from all partiesand has mobilised their support for the CDU/CSU union.

50 Years For Democracy And Freedom Worldwide

European and International Cooperation Of The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

This year the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung celebrates its 50th anniversary of European and International Cooperation. Hence it publishes a report explaining the development from the beginning in 1962 to the present day. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) was and still is committed to fostering democracy and the rule of law, to implementing social and market-economic structures and to promoting human rights. With its worldwide networks to the political and social elites and with its long-term partner structures, it participates in shaping policy in developing and emerging countries.

Taur Matan Ruak, the New President of East Timor

People in East Timor saw the election year 2012 nervously and with discomfort. They were afraid that violence will occur, if the fragile functionality of their country is tested once again. However, based on the end of the president’s election, there were no reasons to be worried. The second round of the election on April 16th went peacefully and showed a clear result. The detailed publication can be read below (in German only).