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.

Joko Widodo: A New Paradigm for Indonesian Leadership?

March 31, 2015

New Indonesian President Jokowi’s first five months in office have been a time of high hopes for a new paradigm for Indonesian governance, reform, and growth, tempered by political realities and the unanticipated developments that arise for Presidents early in their terms.  The five-month point is appropriate  to assess President Jokowi’s early progress on such…

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The U.S. Economic Recovery and Its Impact on the Global and Indonesian Economies

March 31, 2015

Recovering from the 2007-2008 financial crises, where the housing bubble burst had caused a major banking collapse, analysts are predicting more and more good tidings for 2014. A recent 2014 study that compares the U.S. recovery and other countries with banking crises shows that the U.S. is actually doing relatively well, avoiding a double-dip recession…

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USINDO Washington Special Open Forum with U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia, Robert O. Blake Jr.

March 13, 2015

The United States – Indonesia Society   Cordially invites you to a   Special Open Forum   President Jokowi’s Indonesia at the Five–Month Point with The Honorable Robert O. Blake, Jr.   United States Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia   Tuesday, March 24 3:00 – 4:15 p.m.   Powell Room (Cosmos Club) 2121 Massachusetts…

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[Postponed] USINDO Washington Special Open Forum Luncheon with Speaker of DPR

February 20, 2015

This event will be re-scheduled to a later date as the DPR Speaker’s trip to the US has been postponed.  Further announcement to follow soon.        

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