has announced its candidacy for non-permanent membership of
the UN Security Council as its commitment and contributions to the United
Nations. This announcement was made by Indonesia’s Vice President Muhammad Jusuf Kalla
before the UN General Assembly on 23rd September 2016. Vice President said that the United Nations needs
reforms to make it stronger and more relevant to face 21st century challenges and
The Vice President conveyed Indonesia's steady commitment to
increase its peacekeeping force personnel by 2019 and its efforts to fight
terrorism both regionally and globally. Selections of the new non-permanent
Security Council members will be made in mid-2018. Another Asia-Pacific
candidate is Maldives.
Indonesia’s candidacy in the UN Security Council !