Fact Sheet | Village Authority and Public Services


Law No. 6 of 2014 on Villages (Village Law) states that one purpose of the regulation of the village is to improve public services for the village community. This logic can be understood by looking at the formulation of the norms in the Village Law that generally give broad autonomy to the village to organize

Fact Sheet | Village Democracy in the Regulatory Framework of the Village Law.

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Village, according to Law No. 6 of 2014 (Village Law), is a community that has the authority to regulate its own affairs based on the function of self-governing community. Based on this concept, the implementation of the government at the village level is done independently by the village community. The full authority for self-government opens the opportunity for the Village Government (Pemdes) to implement

PATTIRO’s Annual Report Year 2015


In this annual report, PATTIRO reiterates the efforts undertaken in line with the three focus areas, namely transparency, public service accountability, and public finance management. For PATTIRO, 2015 was a time to solidify its position on two main issues: Health and Village. The first is strongly associated with a variety of successful initiatives launched in

Lessons Learned | The Success of Difable Activists in Increasing Access for Difables and the Poor of Lombok Barat to Participate in BPJS


Up to the present day, the government of Indonesia does not have accurate data on the number and characteristics of persons with difabilities in the country. Based on data from the Ministry of Social Affairs, in 2011, of approximately 240 million people in Indonesia, 3.11% or 7.4 million of them are categorized as difables. Meanwhile,

Gender Responsive and Participatory Budgeting: Imperative for Equitable Public Expenditure

Gender Responsive and Participatory Budgeting

Government budgets reflect the priorities of those who get to influence spending and revenue-raising decisions. Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) and Participatory Budgeting (PB) strategies offer different means of challenging traditional, and often invisible, power relationships and budgetary outcomes. Fiscal democratization through inclusive participation in budgetary debates and decision-making processes is essential if governments are to