Strategic Objectives of Indonesian Foreign Policy

Pursuant to the National Medium Term Development Plan (RPJMN) Phase 2, the objectives to be achieved in the strengthening of foreign policy and the improvement of international cooperation are to play a more significant role in international relations to advance the national interest, to create world peace, and to encourage the establishment of bilateral, regional and international economic relations through quality diplomatic performance

The strategic objectives the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is expected to achieve from 2010 to 2014 are as follows:

  1. Improved and strengtened bilateral and regional relations and cooperation in various sectors with countries in Asia Pacific and Africa.
  2. Improved bilateral relations and cooperation in politic, economy, socio-culture, science and technology, and security with countries and international organizations in America and Europe.
  3. Improved role and leadership in politic and security, economy, socio-culture, and cooperation with dialogue partners in the process of integration of ASEAN community.
  4. A more active role in creating international peace and security, realizing the advancement and protection of human rights, as well as improving development of economy, socio-culture, finance, environment, trade, industry, investment, and protection of intellectual rights through multilateral cooperation.
  5. Strengthened support and trust from international community to the unity and integrity of the Republic of Indonesia and the restored national economy.
  6. Optimal diplomacy through the management of law and international agreements which are safe in terms of their political, technical, legal, and security aspects.
  7. Improved quality and capacity of services of protocol, consular, diplomatic facility and protection of Indonesian citizens/Indonesian legal entities overseas.
  8. Achievement of priorities of the national development plan within the scope of foreign policy.
  9. Improved professionalism and integrity among internal supervisory officials in order to create order in the management of finance and state’s assets in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  10. Improved institutional structure, human resources, infrastructures and facilities, planning coordination, management, and reporting of performance and budget as well as other administrative support for the successful implementation of foreign policy.