USINDO Special Events are half-day or full-day events where participants examine major trends in the United States and Indonesia, welcome newly assigned Ambassadors/special envoys to each country, or explore core political and economic developments in US and Indonesia. These events bring Indonesians, Americans, and other scholars together to discuss in-depth topical issues. The Society is also humbled to work in a concerted joint effort with other NGOs, both Indonesian and American, to carry out these events.
Shanti Ruwyastuti is a leading host and deputy news director for one of Indonesia’s largest news stations, Metro TV. She is currently visiting the United States in order to produce news reports on topics ranging from healthcare to US-Indonesian relations. Asia Society members are invited to listen to Ms.Ruwyastuti’s insights on popular topics in Indonesia…Read More >
Peter Riggs will lead a discussion on Indonesia’s role in global climate change negotiations and Indonesia’s actions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. At the global level, President Yudhoyono made a dramatic national commitment of emission reductions last year, and Indonesia has urged adoption by ASEAN of the Copenhagen Accord. Riggs will unpack both the…Read More >
We are delighted to invite our USINDO audience to attend an informal breakfast discussion on Indonesia’s current economic outlook with Indonesia’s distinguished Minister of Trade, Dr. Mari Pangestu. In April the World Bank released a report on Indonesia’s quarterly economic outlook, which projects growth rates higher than pre-crisis levels, and recently in Washington, VP Boediono…Read More >
Please join us for the launching of “Understanding Islam in Indonesia” by book author Dr. Robert Pringle, who will also have signed copies of the book available. Commentators on the book will be Dr. Jonah Blank, Policy Director for South and Southeast Asia for the Committee on Foreign Relations of the U.S. Senate, and Salman…Read More >