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The design of instrument aims to organize and strengthen the capacity of village government in managing authority, administration, rural development planning, finance, public service, and public participation based on the principle of subsidiarity. The document is available in Bahasa.

This survey is utilization political tracking as Instrument for Voter Education and Strengthening Engagement between politicians and constituents. This activity aims to increase the capacity of the political tracking for voters from groups of women, marginal, and disabilities who are often ignored in the political process. The document is available in Bahasa.

Control Card is an instrument to help voters make a choice in the election in Indonesia. This tool is designed to guide voters in assessing the candidate of their choice, as well as giving consideration whether a candidate could be elected or not. The document is available in Bahasa.

This is a guidebook for voters to understand and identify issues related to elections. This guide provides a number of instruments to become active citizens in assessing social accountability as the means of building trust in the electoral process. The document is available in Bahasa.

This study addressed whether the high political participation of citizens in Sleman in Election 2014 was caused by the level of knowledge and political awareness or because of the other things. The document is available in Bahasa.

All over the world, women play an essential role in curbing the spread of COVID-19, both in their paid work (such as in the health sector) and unpaid work (home schooling and caring for family and community). Due to the pandemic, unpaid work in the home has increased for women in Indonesia and elsewhere around the world, while opportunities for paid work have decreased. The pandemic has therefore reinforced pre-existing gender inequality, especially for poor urban women.

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit urban poor women severely, including in Indonesia. The state as a duty-bearer with respect to human rights has struggled to assist them; more specifically, the state’s efforts in curbing the pandemic have not reached them.

PCD Journal Vol 5, No 1, (2017)

PCD Journal Vol III No.1-2 2011

Mar 9 2017
Mar 9 2017

This open public discussion will talk about number of questions raised amidst the polemic over the planning divestment of PT Freeport Indonesia: does divestment for the true welfare of the people? In addition, if the divestment is implemented, is the Government ready to bear the loss of investment if mining operations regressed?

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Jan 9 2017
Jan 20 2017

Annual training course for mid-level policy makers, practitioners, activists, researchers, and journalists in the extractive industries in Asia Pacific. This year the training promotes theme on "Advancing Accountable Resource Governance in Asia Pacific". 

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Nov 2 2016
Nov 14 2016

Departemen Politik dan Pemerintahan, FISIPOL, UGM and the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, ANU, Canberra has planned to produce special issues of two international journals. This program invites researcher (or pair of researchers) to identify a leading topic for their own research and eventual journal article on topics related to Local Election 2017. 

May 26 2016
May 26 2016

House Comission III member from Nasdem, Akbar Faisal, attended as keynot speaker on Thursday (26/5) . This is the DPP serial lecture forum cooperated with political party. 

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Apr 27 2016
Apr 27 2016

We will discuss two best seller books on theme democracy and welfare: "Berebut Kontrol Atas Kesejahteraan" and "Reclaiming The State".

In this revised edition of the book, the exposure of the elite-mass conflictual relationship is complemented by an explanation of how the process of integration between the elite and the masses. In this context, the integration of the elite and the masses does not simply mean uniting them together, thus eliminating the each characters. Integration is done to manage the differences that exist so as not to bring up the conflict that adversely affects people's lives.

This book consisted by selected articles is intended to document various Asia Pacific Publish What You Pay (PWYP) advocacy network efforts towards enhancing transparency and accountability in Indonesia and neighbouring countries in Southeast Asia. 

The core argument of this book is that citizenship is produced and practiced through movements against injustice. These take the shape of struggles—by people at the grass-roots level and middle classes and their representing organizations and activists—for cultural recognition, social and economic justice, and popular representation.

Why is Indonesia by late 2016 suddenly so far from Jokowi's Solo model of negotiating social contracts, which even produced a president in favor of change? Why have the dynamics of Jakarta rather become more reminiscent of Donald Trump and European right-wing populist politicians' ability to gain substantial support from not just extremists and racists but also the neglected working class? And what are the prospects, then, if any, for popular politics?

This concise book lays down a framework to explain the types of power relations operated in the logic of welfare and democracy.In principle, whatever the models look like, democratization is marked by the capability to control the power of the rulers and at the same tie control the accumulation and the distribution of public welfare.

Diaz Prasongko, as the presenter, introduced feature as a form of writing that researchers can create for the dissemination of unique and creative information. Unlike written works in the form of news, features have a unique structure where the overall writing is an important component of presenting information. Meanwhile, news generally puts the entire subject matter of information at the beginning of the paragraph.

From 9 to 20 January 2017, 26 participants from ten countries are taking part in the fourth annual Asia Pacific Knowledge Hub Training. They are coming from mid-level policy makers from central and local government, activist of NGOs, academia, research institute, experts and other representatives of multi-stakeholders in extractive industries.

PCD Journal publication 2017 welcome your work on 'Power, Conflict, and Democracy' (PCD) issues in South and South East Asia countries, Due to the expansion of the issues, we also welcome your work on Power, Welfare, and Democracy (PWD issue). PCD Journal is an international refereed journal initiated by the Power, Conflict, and Democracy Consortium, a collaborative work by the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka, Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia and the University of Oslo in Norway.

The Research Centre for Politics and Government (PolGov), Universitas Gadjah Mada and Australian National University (ANU) has collaboration to conduct joint research on 2017 Local Elections (Pilkada). This forthcoming research is extended from joint research on Patronage and Clientelism at the Grassroots at 2014 Legislative Election. In regarding this program, we invite research proposal on certain focuses.

Serial Lecture presented House Commission III Akbar Faizal Nasdem in front of students of the Department of Politics and Government (DPP), Fisipol, UGM, Thursday (26/5). DPP Lecturer Cornelis Lay expressed his appreciation to the agenda. According to him, political parties and campus community is not supposed to be self-absorbed, since both have a huge task to escort the democratic process.