According to Decree of the Director General for Multilateral Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs No. 00148/PL/II/2010/46/06 on
Establishment of Directorate General of Multilateral Affairs Strategic
Plan Year 2010-2014, the objective of foreign politics stabilization and
enhancement of international cooperation in multilateral affairs is to
improve Indonesia’s active role in the implementation of international
peace and security, advancement and protection of Basic Human Rights and
humanitarian cooperation as well as in enhancing cooperation in
economy, socio-culture, finance, environment, trade, industry,
investment, commodity and protection of intellectual property rights
through reinforcement of multilateral cooperation.
Directorate of Multilateral Affairs sets the program of year 2010-2014
under the frame of “Improvement of Indonesia’s Role and Diplomacy in
Multilateral Affairs”. The desirable outcome will be to improve
Indonesia’s role and diplomacy in addressing multilateral issues.
Strategies employed in the above program are as follow:
improve Indonesia’s participation and initiative in multilateral forums
that includes becoming host to multilateral conferences.
identify and conduct critical examination for the sake of efficiency on
Indonesia’s participation in organizations of multilateral cooperation
by analyzing direct benefits for its national interest.
To boost cross-sectorals endorsement in the implementation of multilateral cooperation.
synergize Indonesia’s participation in G-20 through participation in
other forums. In addition to socializing the G-20 agreement to safeguard
the implementation of G-20 commitment on national, regional and global
level, this effort also aims to fortify G-20 legitimacy and erase the
stigma of G-20 as an exclusive forum.
intensify diplomacy on the establishment of international norms for
cultural products which has begun with incorporating Batik as one of
UNESCO’s World Intangible Heritage. Future diplomatic efforts will
include access and benefit sharing in various forums, such as WIPO
through Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (GRTKF),
WHO (virus sharing), FAO, Convention on Biodiversity and WTO.
To formulate policy concept/ grand design of South-South cooperation.