Participants of "Indonesia-African Countries Dialogue on Accountable Governance: Responding Challenges and Building Cooperation" held on Sept. 23-24 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Photo courtesy of Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Indonesia, African Nations Meet to Strengthen Partnerships in Government Accountability

BY :JAKARTA GLOBE

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Jakarta. The representatives of Indonesia and several African nations have met at the Indonesian Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to strengthen partnership in improving the accountability of their respective governments.

The Indonesia-African Countries Dialogue on Accountable Governance: Responding Challenges and Building Cooperation meeting, which began on Friday (23/09), gathered government officials and experts from Indonesia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Tunisia.

Among Indonesia's representatives were Hadar Nafis Gumay, a commissioner at the General Elections Commission (KPU), executive director of the Institute for Peace and Democracy I Ketut Putra Erawan, and Moh. Fuad Rusdi, chief sub-auditor at the Supreme Audit Agency (BPK).

The meeting touched on general elections accountability, financial management and eradicating corruption.

A similar meeting will be held in Jakarta this week, with participants observing the KPU, BPK, Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the State Administrative Agency (LAN).

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