Indonesia’s Foreign Policy Outlook 2023

The public discussion on “Indonesia’s Foreign Policy Outlook 2023” revolved around Indonesia’s foreign policy in 2022 and prioririties for Indonesia’s foreign policy in the following year, as revealed in the Annual Press Statement 2023 of Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Questions answered during the discussion included; What lessons may be learned from Indonesia’s foreign policy? What will be the key trends, opportunities and challenges? What should we anticipate? How is Indonesia’s leadership perceived in ASEAN and MIKTA?

Speakers: Dr. Dino Patti Djalal, Founder and Chairman of Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia; Prof. Dewi Fortuna Anwar, Co-founder of FPCI and Research Professor at the National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN); Dr. Lina Alexandra, Head of the Department of International Relations of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies Indonesia (CSIS); and Endy Bayuni, Senior Editor and Board Member at The Jakarta Post; Moderator: Sylvia Yazid, Ph.D, Lecturer at Parahyangan University (

Diplomasi Bakso

FPCI hosted students from various FPCI University Chapters so they could closely interact closer with Ambassadors in informal conversations over bakso. In this event, students addressed questions to participating Ambassadors and got insights from them on topics ranging from current foreign policy developments in the countries they represent to personal development tips.

1000 Abrahamic Circles Public Discussion Generation to Generation: “Empowering Grassroots Efforts in Promoting Interfaith Harmony”

This virtual public discussion with the title, “Generation to Generation Dialogue: Empowering Grassroots Efforts in Promoting Interfaith Harmony,” focused on how to maximize grassroots efforts at promoting interfaith harmony and encourage cooperation between the young and older generations in a way that creates robust synergy. The speakers were: 1. Rabbi Jeff Berger, Member of the Fifth Circle (Eco-Circle); 2. Zon Vanel, Fellow of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID); 3. Linda Desyana Koswara, Program and Public Relations Manager of the Indonesian Conference on Religion and Peace (ICRP); and 4. Agustinus Allan Porajow, Delegate to the 4th ASEAN Youth Interfaith Camp 2020 Opening Remarks were delivered by Dr. Dino Patti Djalal. Founder and Chairman of FPCI (

Minister of Foreign Affairs Republic of Indonesia Annual Press Statement 2023

Every year, the Foreign Minister of Indonesia delivers the Annual Minister of Foreign Affairs Press Statement (PPTM). PPTM highlights Indonesia’s diplomatic achievements in the previous year and presents Indonesia’s foreign policy priorities for the following year. The speech is also crucial in understanding how Indonesia will approach its ASEAN 2023 Chairmanship and knowing what Indonesia has achieved from its G20 Presidency.

FPCI Roundtable Discussion with National Committee on United States–China Relations

FPCI hosted a delegation from the National Committee on United States–China Relations in an exclusive and candid roundtable discussion at Bengkel Diplomasi, FPCI Secretariat. During the roundtable, experts and eminent figures engaged in a discussion on the complex dynamics between the United States and China. They also exchanged perspectives on critical issues such as geopolitical tensions and other global challenges.