Publications

Indonesia has made its vote

Partei Demokrat turns out strong in 2009 parliamentary elections

The national-liberal party Demokrat of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is according to the most current counting of ballots with 20,2% of votes the strongest party of the parliamentary elections on April 9, 2009. In comparison to 2004, the party could triple its share of votes (7,5% at the time). The leading party of the last elections, vice president Kalla's Golkar party experienced a drastic drop from 21,6% to now 14,9% and came in third place. The party PDI-P of former president Megawati Sukarnoputri became second largest party but also had to suffer a drop in votes from 18,5% to 15,0%.

Islamism against Pluralism - The pornography law in Indonesia

Following a debate that has lasted for years, the Indonesian parliament has passed the 'Pornography law' on October 30 despite severe protests

Ost Timor on the path to normality

After more than two years of instability and insecurity, one can experience a positive, forward-looking atmosphere in the capital city of Dili again. The times resembling civil war with refugee camps covering all free spots of the city and gang criminality seem - at least for now - have its end. For the first time since the start of agitations in May 2006, a visitor does not seem to confront a constant personal threat.

The effects of the financial crisis on Indonesia

Despite a deep plunge in the markets caused by domestic investors and a short period of suspended trading, Indonesia has so far - in comparison to other countries - only marginally been hit by the financial crisis.

Penerapan Syari'at at Islam di Era Otonomi Daerah

(in Bahasa Indonesia)

The publication is based on a research conducted by the Center for the Study of Religion and Culture (CSRC) at the State Islamic University (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta. It deals witht the application of Syari’a and Regional Autonomy in Indonesia and its Implication to Civil Liberties, Women Rights, and Minorities.

Undang-Undang Partai Politik German

(Translation of the German Party Act)

In cooperation with our partners from Pusat Studi Hukum& Kebijakan (PSHK) and the Soegeng Sarjadi Syndicates (SSS) the German Party Act was translated into Bahasa Indonesia. Based on the current discussion about a new Party Act in Indonesia the main idea of this publication is to give politicians, party members, and decision makers a non-binding insight and perspectives into the German Party Act to raise the awareness of this issue and the debate.

Economical Participation

(in Bahasa Indonesia)

Volume 2 of a series of four guidebooks for councilors of provincial, district and city parliaments

Regional Marketing

(in Bahasa Indonesia)

Volume 3 of a series of four guidebooks for councilors of provincial, district and city parliaments.

The Access to Credits

(in Bahasa Indonesia)

Volume 4 of a series of four guidebooks for councilors of provincial, district and city parliaments

The Investment Climate in the Provinces

(in Bahasa Indonesia)

Volume 1 of a series of four guidebooks for councilors of provincial, district and city parliaments.