TEDxJakarta team is back with the second TEDxJakartaSalon!
The State Administration Institute (LAN) in cooperation with the Knowledge Sector Initiative (KSI) initiated the development of the Indeks Kualitas Kebijakan (IKK) as an alternative instrument that is easy to use by Ministries / Agencies and Local Governments in measuring the quality of public policy planning and implementation.
Discussing the vision of national coal and considering the impact (environmental carrying capacity and capacity) and; Formulate recommendations for improvement of national coal and energy policies
Indonesia Development Forum (IDF) 2081 accept submission of Call for Papers. This year’s theme is ‘Pathways to Tackle Regional Disparities Across the Archipelago’. The information on all seven (7) sub-themes and submission for abstract or paper can be accessed via IDF website at https://indonesiadevelopmentforum.com/2018/call-for-papers
On 15-16 March 2017 in Jakarta, the Knowledge Sector Initiative (KSI), the KOMPAK program and The World Bank in Indonesia will jointly host this fourth international DDD workshop with practitioners, researchers, government and other partners to tease out common threads, discuss the practical challenges of mainstreaming TWP and PDIA, and build momentum between communities of practice to do development differently.
Luis A. Crouch and Julio Rank have co-written a very interesting paper on the financial benefits to using data for SDGs. This topic is very relevant to KSI, which basically provides a model for showing what the financial returns to a country are, for basing their policy on evidence and solid information.
President Joko Widodo called for a ‘mental revolution’ among the Indonesian people and institutions to address structural weaknesses in the economy, the declining authority of the state and the rise of intolerance and sectarian conflict. Fred Carden, in a recent paper published by KSI, argues that given the complexity of governance and economic development issues, knowledge and evidence are central to that change and central to sensible policy decisions.
In order to support research excellence, it is important to strengthen gender and social inclusion in research and higher education development, through round table discussion on women’s research center in higher education.
"A better understanding of what gender issues entail is the first step that Government agencies must take, otherwise it is not possible for them to create appropriate plans and activities to address gender issues and overcome problems related to them."
Preparatory work on the Science Symposium jointly hosted by the Australian Academy of Science and AIPI is progressing with the appointment of conveners to fill the science programme on 29-30 November: Health: Prof. David Cooper and Dr Herawati Sudoyo; Marine and Climate Change: Prof. Ove Hoegh-Guldberg and Prof. Jamaluddin Jompa; Agriculture: Dr Jim Peacock, Dr TJ Higgins and Assoc. Prof Fenny Dwivany. Events on 28 November and 1 December will be open for the public.
Since 2014, KSI has been supporting National Institute of Public Administration (LAN) to strengthen the capacity of policy analysts.