Indonesia-2020 Commitments

Peacekeeping: Indonesia commits to increasing women’s participation in UN peacekeeping and police and to strengthen the protection system of women and children in conflict. As part of this effort, Indonesia will co-host with ICRC a Regional High-level Conference themed “Preparing Modern Armed Forces for Peacekeeping Operations in the 21st Century” in June 2019.

Indonesia hosted the conference “Preparing Modern Armed Forces for Peacekeeping Operations in the 21st Century” on 25-27 June 2019.

Indonesia increased the number of women peacekeepers by 60 % (from 77 to 123).

More Indonesian women will be joining peacekeeping missions, as of February 2020. A new UNSCR on women in peacekeeping (UNSCR 2538) was passed in August 2020 under the  Indonesian presidency of the Council. Indonesia’s National Report for Beijing+25 additionally provides updates on peacekeeping.

Countering Violent Extremism: Commits to integrating the WPS agenda in efforts to prevent and counter violent extremism and enhance national capacities and communities on women’s engagement as agents of peace and tolerance. 

CVE is the focus of Indonesia’s third strategic objective for its UNSC term. 

Capacity-building: Indonesia will organize a regional training of young female diplomats from ASEAN region on WPS as peace negotiators and moderators.

A regional training for female diplomats had been organized in April 2019.

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