Fight Against Corruption
Corruption is a a serious impediment to Indonesia’s economic and social development. It hampers the delivery of public services and impacts most gravely upon the poor. It decreases public confidence in the justice system, the police and the civil service and ultimately undermines the legitimacy of all public authority.
Combating corruption is a crosscutting issue for reform in Indonesia. The Partnership’s interventions in this area include raising public awareness, supporting the anti corruption movement throughout the country, helping draft legislation, building the capacity of state institutions and commissions, and empowering civil society to actively monitor and engage with the state.
The Partnership and UNCAC Implementation in Indonesia
The ratification of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) with Law No. 7/2006 made the UNCAC an integral part of Indonesian law - proof of Indonesia’s commitment to fight against corruption in accordance with the general framework of the Convention.
Our support for the implementation of the UNCAC includes the following programs:
- Capacity building for institutions like the KPK, the Ombudsman’s Commission, the Government Procurement Agency (LKPP), Bappenas, and theMinistry of Law and Human Rights
- Facilitating the formulation of Bills and Documents related to corruption eradication, such as the Gap Analysis of UNCAC, the National/Regional Action Plan for Corruption Eradication (RAN-PK/RAD-PK), the Drafting of the Anti-Corruption Court Bill, and Anti-Corruption Court Bill
- Report on UNCAC Implementation in Indonesia and the development of an e-procurement strategy
- Organizing training for NGOs and Journalists on UNCAC, organizing the Bali Public Forum, participation in the first Conference of State Parties (COSP) and Support for the second COSP
Support for the KPK
While the international community was formulating the UNCAC, the Indonesians were establishing a new agency called the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK). The KPK marked a breakthrough in the fight against corruption in Indonesia.
The Partnership was aware of the strategic role that would be played by the KPK from the outset, and was actively involved in its establishment.
The Partnership helped with the recruitment and selection of KPK commissioners in 2003 and 2007, ensuring transparency, accountability and fairness, and the monitoring of the selection process right through to the end.
The Partnership’s support to the KPK has been ongoing and includes training the KPK’s investigators and working with the Indonesian Civil Society Anti Corruption movement to conduct periodic corruption assessments.
- - A national survey of corruption in Indonesia: final report December 2001
- - Fighting Corruption from Aceh to Papua
- - Breaking Through the Barriers of Systemic Corr
- - The Poor Speak Up
- - Stealing from the people: 15 studies on corruption in Indonesia
- - Stealing from the people: 16 studies on corruption in Indonesia, Book 1
- - Stealing from the people: 16 studies on corruption in Indonesia, Book 2
- - Stealing from the people: 16 studies on corruption in Indonesia, Book 3
- - Stealing from the people: 16 studies on corruption in Indonesia, Book 4
- - Strategic paper in support police education
- - Participatory corruption appraisal
- - National Survey of Corruption in Indonesia Dec2001
- - Controlling Corruption in Indonesia
- - Fighting poverty and corruption : integrating the fight against corruption into the PRS process - analysis and recommendations for development cooperation