Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994

Looking Back at 2018 Summer Studies Program

2018 Summer Studies Program has just concluded in August. The USINDO Summer Studies Program has been our core educational program providing young Americans with in-country language and cultural experience in Indonesia. The rigorous 10-week program, conducted in Yogyakarta and Jakarta, includes intensive Bahasa Indonesia language class, volunteering, cultural workshops, special lectures, field-trips, and staying with a host…

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USINDO and US Chamber Special Event: Luncheon and Policy Address with Indonesian Minister of Trade, H.E. Enggartiasto Lukita

On July 24th, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and USINDO held a Special Event Luncheon with visiting Indonesian Minister of Trade Enggartiasto Lukita. Minister Lukita was in Washington to discuss many current U.S.-Indonesia bilateral trade issues, including the trade imbalance between the US and Indonesia, Indonesia’s participation in the Generalized System of Preferences program, and other…

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USINDO Prestigious Awards 2018 Edward E. Masters Fellowship to Jhendra Ageng Samodra

Mr. Jhendra Ageng Samodra is awarded the Edward E. Masters Fellowship Program 2017-2018 after going through a very competitive selection process. He currently serves in the Secretariat of the Directorate General for Multilateral Cooperation. Mr. Samodra is heavily involved in the campaign of Indonesia as the Non-Permanent Member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)…

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BASABali Fundraising Cultural Tour

BASAbali @ ARMA is a collaboration of people all over the world who have an interest in promoting the Balinese language. This organization offers ways to learn to speak and write Balinese as well as possibility for people to contribute to sustain the Balinese language. BASAbali offers an in-depth cultural tour to those who aspire…

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Fundraiser for BASABali

Om swastiastu: I wanted to send you a quick note to let you know that we just launched a crowdsourcing campaign to keep the Balinese language alive for tomorrow’s children.  Please help get the campaign going by sharing this link with your networks (and please consider donating yourself, we need 40 unique donors and $5000 to reach our first…

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NPR Series on Indonesia

National Public Radio has produced a nine-part series of radio programs on Indonesia which aired in the U.S. last week. USINDO assisted NPR with background information and contact ideas as part of our mission to inform more Americans about Indonesia. However, the programs and programming decisions are NPR’s alone. To listen to the complete NPR series on Indonesia,…

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