About Us

PATTIRO is a research and advocacy organization established on April 17, 1999 and has been working in more than 17 provinces and 70 regencies or cities throughout Indonesia. During this period, PATTIRO has been focusing its attention on local governance issues, particularly in decentralization issues. Through its works, PATTIRO tries to encourage the realization of good, transparent, and equitable governance in order to create social justice for all of Indonesian people.

Besides actives in conducting research, PATTIRO also provides technical assistance to the government. In addition to that, PATTIRO also assists the community in conducting advocacy not only with the central government, but also the local ones, to encourage policy reform as well as public service and public finance management improvement.

PATTIRO has a vision, missions, and principles which it refers in doing its works.

Vision

Becoming the Centre of Excellence for Better Local Governance

Mission

  1. Encouraging the fulfillment of society’s basic rights in the public service delivery and public finance management.
  2. Strengthening the capacity of society and government officials in creating a participatory public policy making.
  3. Developing good governance models to create social justice.

Principles       

In executing its agenda, PATTIRO relies on principles such as social transformation, accountability, transparency, result-oriented, democratization, and equality.

To reach the vision, PATTIRO decides three areas to focus on its effort to improve the quality of decentralization in Indonesia, namely social accountability for public services, public finance management, and transparency.

For its works, since 2011 until 2015, PATTIRO was awarded by the University of Pennsylvania, United States of America as one of best global think tanks in research and policy advocacy.