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Population 237,424,363
Capital Jakarta

With over 75 ethnic groups across the archipelago of over 17,000 islands, Indonesia has faced demands for independence in several provinces and has experienced multiple subnational communal violent conflicts. Major independence struggles include Papua (Papua and West Papua Provinces), East Timor (now Timor-Leste) and Aceh , with the latter resulting in a historic peace agreement between the Gerakan Aceh Merdeka (GAM, the Free Aceh Movement) and the government in August 2005. Other regions affected by internal conflict and communal violence include Maluku and North Maluku, Central Sulawesi, West and Central Kalimantan and the capital City of Jakarta. Major terrorist attacks in recent years have been reported to be connected to the groups Darul Islam and Jemaah Islamiyah.

p-circle.png N-Peace Indonesia

From 2010-2012, the Women, Peace & Security (WPS) agenda has been the focus of the N-Peace activities in Indonesia, aiming to promote women’s leadership for peace, develop women’s capacities to advance the WPS agenda, and convene consultations towards creating a National Action Plan (NAP) on UNSCR 1325. In 2013, N-Peace… read more ↓

peace-circle.png Women, Peace & Security Profile

The Indonesian Government, via the Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection (MoWe), has developed a draft National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325, through a series of consultations with civil society, women’s groups, the security sector, religious groups, provincial government stakeholders and grassroots activists. This process has aligned UNSCR 1325… read more ↓
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2016 Nominations Now In!

2016 Nominations are now in for Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Myanmar, the Philippines, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka!    Please see below the Criteria for this year's awards:   Criteria I. Untold Stories…

August 1, 2016
N-Peace Infographic 2015

Download the PDF version here: Final_Infographics_Aug2015.pdf

August 31, 2015
Reimagining Peacemaking: Women's Roles in Peace Processes

A new report on Women and Peace, Reimagining Peacemaking: Women’s Roles in Peace Processes has been released by the International Peace Institute that includes numerous references to the N-Peace initiative and…

June 30, 2015

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  Syarifah Aliyyah Shihab | N-Peace Awardee 2014 Indonesia

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