International Issues

  • The Issue of Kosovo

    Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

    On 17 February 2008, Kosovo unilaterally declared its independence from Serbia. The declaration was not supported by Serbia, however gained support from several states and establish diplomatic relation. In October 2010, the International Court of Justice, acting upon the request of the General Assembly, issued an advisory opinion stating that the unilateral declaration is not of violation of international law and welcome the negotiation between Beofrad and Pristine to support peace, security and stability in the region. Selengkapnya

  • The Palestinian Issue

    Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

    On 29 December 2012, the State of Palestine is granted non-member observer status to the State of Palestine resulted symbolic and strategic effect to Palestine. This increase of status symbolize the strong support of the international community towards Palestine, as well as providing access to increase Palestinian participation in the United Nations and its organs. Selengkapnya

  • Indonesia and Counter-Terrorism

    Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

    Indonesia has conducted robust efforts to contribute in countering terrorism and a strong supporter for the measures to counter terrorism under the United Nations framework. In this regard, Indonesia has engaged in various cooperation with the United Nations Counter Terrorism Implementation Task Force (CTITF), the Terrorism Prevention Branch-United Nation Office for Drugs and Crime (TPB-UNODC), and the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Executive Directorate (UNCTED). Furthermore, Indonesia also undertakes efforts to implement the four pillars of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy (UNGCTS). Selengkapnya

  • Disarmament and Non-proliferation of Weapons of Mass-destruction (WMD)

    Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

    This section discussed about Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM), Biological Weapons Convention (BWC), Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction / Convention on Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer Landmine Anti Personnel (APLC/APMBC) and Destruction, and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Selengkapnya

  • Small Arms and Light Weapons

    Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

    Supervision or regulation of ownership and use of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) become a matter of urgency because the number of victims to SALW is considerably higher than any other weapons. Since the end of the Cold War, the issue of SALW has increased dramatically, under various local and inter-state conflicts. Supervision or regulation of ownership and use of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) become a matter of urgency because the number of victims to SALW is considerably higher than any other weapons. Selengkapnya

  • Indonesia and the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations

    Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

    The United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKOs) is a flagship enterprise of the United Nations (UN) to maintain international peace and security. According to the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (UNDPKO) statistics as of 30 November 2015, there are approximately around 124,517 military, police, and civilians personnel currently serving in 16 UNPKOs. The United Nations is currently facing various challenges to address emerging and persistence gaps between the supply and demand of peacekeeping capabilities in various UN PKOs. Selengkapnya

  • Combating Transnational Crimes

    Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

    Transnational crimes have become serious threats to global security and prosperity. One of the most important multilateral mechanisms to combat transnational crimes, particularly those perpetrated by transnational organized criminal groups is the United Nations Convention on Transnational Organized Crime-UNTOC. It serves as a basis for countries in their efforts in combating transnational organized crime. Selengkapnya

  • Climate Change

    Friday, 08 Jan 2016

    The United nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21 UNFCCC) was held in Paris, from November 30 –December 11 2015. The conference was a milestone in sustainable development for the Agreement 2015 which is legally binding, and will be in effect after 2020. This agreement is the pinacle of all negotiation efforts in the last decade for global regulation in an effort to reduce emission and controlling climate change. Selengkapnya