Mission Indonesia

Foreign Policy

Based on the vision and mission statement set out in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2004-2009 Strategic Plan, the operational programs are as follows:

Strengthening Indonesia’s foreign policy capacity and optimizing Indonesia’s diplomatic capabilities.

In an effort to ensure the effective undertaking ofIndonesia’s foreign relations and the realization of the Foreign Politics Basic Program, the operational programs of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs are divided into the following categories:

  1. Strengthening support for the sovereignty and unity of the Republic of Indonesia;
  2. Settlement of border issues through diplomacy;
  3. Gathering support for the candidacy of Indonesia in various international organizations/agencies.
  4. Improvement of the image and perception of Indonesia; 
  5. Strengthening diplomacy and foreign politics;
  6. Improvement of Indonesia’s Legal Assistance abroad and the levels of service and protection provided to Indonesian citizens overseas.
  7. Strengthening of humanitarian diplomacy;
  8. Solidify the organizational structures of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Republic of Indonesia’s Diplomatic Missions abroad;
  9. Benefiting from international agreements and international law in the interest of Indonesia;
  10. Improvement in the quality of instruments and infrastructures;
  11. Improvement of coordination between the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the central and local government institutions in matters of foreign relations and foreign politics;
  12. Strengthening the information system and public diplomacy;
  13. Increasing public support for the undertaking of foreign relations and realization of foreign politics.
  14. Increasing the level of public participation in the foreign policy-making and relations process.
  15. Improvement of the quality of public diplomacy in Indonesia; 
  16. Improvement of the quality of formulation of policy in relation to foreign relations and in the realization of foreign politics;
  17. Ensure effective diplomatic security;
  18. Improvement of the quality of human resources; 
  19. Improvement of the protocol service, diplomatic facilities, and consular affairs.

Improvements in International Cooperation

In an effort to ensure the effectiveness of Indonesia’s foreign relations and the realization of the Foreign Politics Basic Program, the operational programs of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs are divided into the following categories:

  1. Improvement of trade, economic, and investment cooperation;
  2. Improvement of technical cooperation and transfer of technology;
  3. Improvement in facilitating cooperation in manpower
  4. Development of ASEAN cooperation;
  5. Improvement of cooperation for combating trans-national crime;
  6. Improvement of extradition cooperation between ASEAN countries;
  7. Improvement of relations and cooperation with Asia-Pacific countries;
  8. Improvement of Indonesia’s strategic cooperation with Asia-Africa countries;
  9. Improvement of socio-cultural cooperation;
  10. Securing the interests of Indonesia and improvement of cooperation in preventing international crime.

Confirmation towards International Peace Commitments

In an effort to ensure the effectiveness of Indonesia’s foreign relations and the realization of the Foreign Politics Basic Program, the operational programs of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs are divided into the following categories: 

  1. Strengthening of multilateralism and democratization of the UN;
  2. Development of regional and multilateral cooperation in various areas;
  3. Increasing the role and contribution of Indonesia in maintaining security and world peace;
  4. Reaffirmation and expansion of political cooperation;
  5. Increasing the role and contribution of Indonesia in the formulation of the policies of international organizations.