Open Government in Indonesia

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This review analyses open government principles and practices in Indonesia, highlighting opportunities for - as well as barriers to - achieving the country’s public governance reforms. It covers a wide range of topics, including the co-ordination of open government reforms by the centre of government, citizen engagement mechanisms, anti-corruption and integrity, digital government and open government data, budget transparency, public sector innovation, and the link between open government reforms and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It provides concrete recommendations on how to further strengthen and embed openness in policy making at all levels of government, drawing on the best experiences of OECD countries.



Citizen engagement in Indonesia

This chapter will examine the strategic leverage points and the best approaches to promote citizen engagement across the Government of Indonesia. It will first lay out the OECD approach to citizen engagement, including definitions, key factors to consider and general best practices. It will then provide an overview of Indonesia’s civil society sector, legal foundation and policy framework for public engagement and access to information, as well as a review of the key mechanisms for civic engagement being employed by the government. The chapter will conclude with a review of strategic approaches to instituting civic engagement practices in the country and specific recommendations.


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