Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994


Special Events

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.

Lessons from Indonesia's Economic Reform: Poverty Alleviation and Implications of the Global Economic Crisis

August 18, 2010

In 1998 the Government of Indonesia enacted several social safety net programs in support of food security, employment creation, education, and health, among others. These were accomplished in the face of the expected burden on poor and newly poor households due to the Indonesian economic crisis, which quickly followed the Asian Financial Crisis. The Indonesian…

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The New Indonesia

October 28, 2009

USINDO is delighted to announce a special open forum with Professor Dr. Dorojatun Kuntjoro-Jakti, on the topic of “The New Indonesia.” His talk will consider the strides Indonesia has made in its economic and political development over the past several years, as well as his perspective on the new Administration of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.…

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Indonesia on the Rise

September 29, 2009

Indonesia’s economy continues to rise and surprise. How has it been able to so successfully weather the global financial crisis? Will Indonesia become a new “I” in “BRIC” (Brazil-Russia-India-China)? Minister Pangestu will provide new perspectives on Indonesia and U.S. – Indonesia economic relations, addressing Indonesia’s emergence as a globally significant economy, its growth potential, and…

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